[xubuntu-users] Xubuntu 14.04 released!

MR ZenWiz mrzenwiz at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 21:13:12 UTC 2014


It appears from the size of thees images that we are now beyond CD capability?

Or is there a way to put a 913MB image on a CD that I don't know about?

Please confirm.

Thanks!

MR


On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:59 AM, Pasi Lallinaho
<pasi at shimmerproject.org> wrote:
> The Xubuntu team is pleased to announce the immediate release of Xubuntu
> 14.04. Xubuntu 14.04 is an LTS (Long-Term Support) release and will be
> supported for 3 years.
>
> The final release images are available as Torrents and direct downloads at
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/14.04/release/
>
> As the main server will be very busy in the first days after the
> release, we recommend using the Torrents wherever possible.
>
> For support with the release, navigate to Help & Support [1] for a
> complete list of methods to get help.
>
>
> HIGHLIGHTS, CHANGES AND KNOWN ISSUES
>
> The highlights of this release include:
> * Light Locker replaces xscreensaver for screen locking, a setting
> editing GUI is included
> * The panel layout is updated, and now uses Whiskermenu as the default menu
> * Mugshot is included to allow you to easily edit your personal preferences
> * MenuLibre for menu editing, with full Xfce support, replaces Alacarte
> * A community wallpapers package, which includes work from the five
> winners of the wallpaper contest
> * GTK Theme Config to customize your desktop theme colors
> * Updated artwork, including various enhancements to themes as well as a
> new default wallpaper
>
> Some of the known issues include:
> * Xfce4 Power Manager does not restore screen power (1259339[2]), see
> the release notes for details and workarounds
> * Window manager shortcut keys don’t work after reboot (1292290[3])
> * Sorting by date or name not working correctly in Ristretto (1270894[4])
> * Due to the switch from xscreensaver to light-locker, some users might
> have issues with timing of locking; removing xscreensaver from the
> system should fix these problems
> * IBus does not support certain keyboard layouts (1284635[5]). Only
> affects upgrades with certain keyboard layouts. See release notes for a
> workaround.
>
> To see the complete list of new features, improvements and known and
> fixed bugs, read the release notes [6].
>
>
> OTHER EFFORTS AND THANKS
>
> As always, contributors to Xubuntu have worked on various projects not
> directly visible in the release. While any of these would be worth
> mentioning, the following are a few we felt may be of interest to the
> community:
> * QA efforts, including ISO and package testing as well as bug reporting
> and triaging
> * Marketing projects, including work on a flyer to promote Xubuntu for
> people still running Windows XP
> * Website updates, including a theme refresh
>
> While many of the improvements in Xubuntu since the last LTS are,
> indeed, not directly visible. Some of the major improvements have been
> in design and theming, and as such we hope that you don’t see them –
> good design should be invisible.
>
> Thanks to everybody contributing to Xubuntu! As always, new contributors
> are always welcome to join us. There are various different tasks to do,
> from testing daily ISOs and new package versions to writing and
> translating documentation to fixing bugs. To learn more about
> contributing, read the Get Involved section[7]on the Xubuntu website.
>
> On behalf on the Xubuntu team,
> Pasi Lallinaho
> Xubuntu Project Lead
>
> [1] http://xubuntu.org/help/
> [2] https://launchpad.net/bugs/1259339
> [3] https://launchpad.net/bugs/1292290
> [4] https://launchpad.net/bugs/1270894
> [5] https://launchpad.net/bugs/1284635
> [6]https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TrustyTahr/ReleaseNotes/Xubuntu
> [7] http://xubuntu.org/contribute/
>
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> Leader of Shimmer Project and Xubuntu       » http://shimmerproject.org/
> Graphic artist, webdesigner, Ubuntu member  » http://xubuntu.org/
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