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Re: Lubuntu 11.10 released
if anyone has time, please update the wiki area on
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu and put up the links to the torrent
Google release day too!
On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 1:08 AM, Julien Lavergne <gilir@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Just to be complete, on this release day, I strongly encourage people to use
> torrent to download ISO.
> There is also a mirror available in France :
> Good release day :)
> Julien Lavergne
> Le 10/13/2011 07:28 PM, Julien Lavergne a écrit :
> Lubuntu 11.10 is now available :
> * http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/releases/11.10/release/
> == What is Lubuntu ? ==
> Lubuntu 11.10 is a brand new 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
> == Features ==
> * Based on the lightweight LXDE desktop environment.
> * Pcmanfm 0.9.9, a fast and lightweight files manager using gio/gvfs.
> * Lxdm, a lightweight GTK display manager.
> * Chromium, the open-source version of Google Chrome.
> * ... and, of course, based on Ubuntu 11.10.
> See the complete list of applications on
> == Improvements since Lubuntu 11.04 ==
> * ISOs are now build with Ubuntu official build system.
> * Alternate ISOs are available.
> * Many updates from LXDE (most components had official releases).
> * Build with recommended packages by default.
> * Use recommends instead of depends for most of components of
> lubuntu-desktop meta-package.
> * Register correctly LXDE as a desktop environment by xdg tools.
> * Switch to xfce4-power-manager for power management.
> * Add a microblog client : pidgin-microblog.
> * New theme made by Rafael Laguna.
> == Releases notes and known issues ==
> The release notes, with a list of known problems are available on
> == Reporting bugs ==
> You can find information on how to report bug on this wiki page :
> == Thanks ==
> I would like to thanks all people involved in the development of Lubuntu
> during this past 6 months : LXDE developers, people helping on IRC,
> testing ISOs, reporting bugs, making documentation and artwork ...
> It was a pleasure to work with all of you.
> == Links ==
> * Website : http://lubuntu.net/
> * Documentation : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu
> * LXDE website : http://lxde.org/
> * Announcement: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Announcement/11.10