[NEWS] Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 1 Released

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

Known Issues

  • 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


Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 1


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