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Lubuntu 10.04 is released
Lubuntu 10.04 is now available for download.
- Torrent : http://people.ubuntu.com/~gilir/lubuntu-10.04.iso.torrent
- Direct download : http://people.ubuntu.com/~gilir/lubuntu-10.04.iso
== What is Lubuntu ? ==
Lubuntu is a Ubuntu variant using the LXDE desktop. It's designed to be
a lightweight and easy-to-use desktop environment.
Lubuntu is actually not part of the Ubuntu family, and not build with
the current Ubuntu architecture. This release is considered as a
« stable beta », a result that could be a final and stable release if we
was included in the Ubuntu family.
Please note also that Lubuntu 10.04 is not a LTS version.
== Features ==
- Based on the lightweight LXDE desktop environment.
- Pcmanfm 0.9.5, the rewrite of pcmanfm using gio/gvfs.
- Lxdm, a new and lightweight GTK display manager.
- Chromium, the open-source version of Google Chrome.
- ... and, of course, based on Ubuntu 10.04
See the complete list of applications on
The release notes are available on
== Specific Lubuntu changes ==
Lubuntu still contains modifications not available in the official
repository, you can see them in the Lubuntu PPA  :
- New pcmanfm2 and libfm (LP: #523433)
- lubuntu-default-settings with pcmanfm2 support
- Fix for blurry shutdown-icon from elementary-icons (LP: #527345)
- Autologin support in ubiquity (LP: #546445)
== Thanks ==
I would like to thanks all people involved in the development of Lubuntu
during this past 6 months :
Thanks to the LXDE team for providing this nice desktop environment.
Thanks to Rafael for his wonderful work on the artwork.
Thanks to Mario for his wonderful work on the website, the wiki and all
Thanks to all testers which help in the testing process, and make
Thanks to all people which help to provide support and documentation to
new Lubuntu users.
It was a pleasure to work with you.
This release is not an end, but just the beginning. More will happen in
the next releases :-)
== Links ==
Website : http://lubuntu.net/
Documentation : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu
LXDE website : http://lxde.org/
 : https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop/+archive/ppa