Lubuntu 12.04 is released

Ali Linx (amjjawad) amjjawad at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 12:26:07 UTC 2012


https://www.facebook.com/Lubuntu.Official.Page - updated

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https://www.facebook.com/groups/lubuntu.official/* *- Updated by Phill

Thank you for the GREAT and AMAZING Job everyone and Congratulation :)

Phill is working on the Wiki right now so no interruption, please :)


HOOHAA!
Lubuntu ROCKS!


On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 4:13 PM, Julien Lavergne <gilir at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Lubuntu 12.04 is now available :
>
>  * http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/releases/12.04/release/
>
> == What is Lubuntu ? ==
>
> Lubuntu is a flavor of Ubuntu based on the Lightweight X11 Desktop
> Environment (LXDE), as its default GUI.  The goal is to provide a very
> lightweight distribution, with all the advantages of the Ubuntu world
> (repositories, support, etc.). Lubuntu is targeted at "normal" PC and
> laptop users running on low-spec hardware. Such users may not know how
> to use command line tools, and in most cases they just don't have enough
> resources for all the bells and whistles of the "full-featured"
> mainstream distributions.
>
> With many LXDE components, Lubuntu also uses well-known applications,
> such as Chromium, Openbox, Pidgin, to name a few. The Lubuntu project
> wiki contains more information on the project and the applications used
> available.
>
> Unlike Ubuntu, Lubuntu 12.04 is not a LTS, this version will be
> supported for 18 months. However, a lot of work has been done to improve
> the stability of the system.
>
> == Features ==
>
>  * Based on the lightweight LXDE desktop environment.
>  * Pcmanfm 0.9.10, a fast and lightweight files manager using gio/gvfs.
>  * Openbox, the fast and extensible, default windows-manager of LXDE.
>  * Lightdm, using the simple GTK greeter
>  * Chromium, the open-source version of Google Chrome.
>  * ... and, of course, based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
>
> See the complete list of applications on
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Applications
>
>
> == Improvements since Lubuntu 11.10 ==
>  * A new software-center, optimized to be lightweight, for easy
> installation and removal of applications from your system.
>  * New theme is used, and each previous themes are available in the
> repositories.
>  * Lightdm is used as the display manager with the default gtk greeter.
>  * Blueman is now used instead of gnome-bluetooth for managing bluetooth
> devices.
>  * A lot of bug fixes, especially on the panel and the file manager.
>
> == Releases notes and known issues ==
> The release notes, with a list of known problems are available on
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PrecisePangolin/ReleaseNotes/Lubuntu
>
>
> == Reporting bugs ==
> You can find information on how to report a bug on this wiki page :
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/ReportingBugs
>
> == Thanks ==
>
> A big thank to everyone involving in the development of this new great
> release : LXDE developers, Ubuntu developers, ISO testers, artwork and
> design people, social-network & blog writers, support & IRC keepers ...
> It's another success of a great team work :-)
>
> == Links ==
>
>  * Website : http://lubuntu.net/
>  * Documentation : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu
>  * LXDE website : http://lxde.org/
>  * Announcement: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Announcement/12.04
>
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