Lubuntu 20.10 arrives with LXQt 0.15.0 and includes these news

Lubuntu 20.10

The last to make the launch official so far, Kylin aside, has been the distro with the LXQt environment. We are talking about the landing of Lubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla, and if we mention the above it is because Xubuntu still does not update its website or mention anything on its blog or on social networks, so, although it can be downloaded, we cannot say that the launch is official. Yes, those of the rest of the flavors are already, including the Chinese version that usually arrives later due to the time difference.

Lubuntu 20.10 has arrived with news but, if we pay attention to the release note, they are not too many or very exciting. Like all flavors, it does include changes related to the graphical environment, applications and libraries so that everything works correctly, as well as an updated kernel that has become Linux 5.8. Below you have the most prominent news list which has arrived together with Lubuntu 20.10.

Highlights of Lubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla

  • Linux 5.8.
  • Supported for 9 months, until July 2021.
  • LXQt 0.15.0 - with many improvements over 0.14 present in 20.04.
  • Qt 5.14.2.
  • Mozilla Firefox 81.0.2, which will receive updates from the Ubuntu security team throughout the release support cycle.
  • The LibreOffice 7.0.2 suite, which solves the printing problem present in 20.04.
  • VLC 3.0.11.1, for watching media and listening to music.
  • Featherpad 0.12.1, for editing notes and code.
  • Discover 5.19.5 as a software center, for an easy, graphical way to install and update software.
  • The powerful and fast Trojitá 0.7 email client to get to inbox zero in no time.
  • Updated Playmouth.
  • Squid 3.2.24.

Lubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla It is now available for download from the official website of the project, which we can access from this link. Existing users can upgrade from the same operating system, first updating all available packages with "sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade" and then with the command "sudo do-release-upgrade -d".


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  1.   Lives said

    He does not say goodbye to ubiquity in this release, he already abandoned it in 2018….