Xubuntu 14.04 is the next LTS (long-term supported) release and the first beta is now released and can be downloaded here.
Bellow are the main highlights and known issues.
- 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, replacing 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 numerous enhancements to themes
- xfdesktop crashes after logging in to the desktop
- Thunar doesn’t automatically mount removable devices and media
- Network shares aren’t shown on the desktop
- Wallpaper selection dialogue empty