Xubuntu 19.04 recovers GIMP and supports AptURL links

Xubuntu 19.04

We have mentioned many times that Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo does not come with many outstanding news. Yes, it is much faster, but it does not include many new features. That is diametrically opposite to what has happened with Xubuntu 19.04, the Xfce version of Ubuntu that, like the rest of the brothers, has also been released today April 18. In fact, so much so that its developers have posted a blog post talking about this release as the "Comprehensive Update."

Xubuntu 19.04 is one of the lightweight versions of Ubuntu. As such, it is tried not to have too many flourishes that would impair the fluidity of the system. Perhaps thinking about this, in past versions, functions and software such as GIMP. The version released today includes as one of its novelties recovering the image editor that was deleted in Xubuntu 15.10.

What's new in Xubuntu 19.04

  • The Orange calendar app has been removed, by vote.
  • The Xfce fast launcher has been removed because it is no longer supported.
  • Support for AptURL. This means that we can open apt: // addresses that we find on the network directly in the software installer.
  • GIMP is reinstalled by default.
  • LibreOffice Impress included by default.
  • Components have been updated:
    • Lectern.
    • Catfish.
    • Elementary icon theme.
    • exo.
    • Garcon.
    • Gigolo.
    • GTK Greybird theme.
    • LibreOffice Basic Style.
    • MATE Calculator.
    • Mugshot.
    • Parole Media Player.
    • Ristretto.
    • Thunar.
    • Thunar files plugin.
    • Thunar volume manager.
    • Xfce app finder.
    • Xfce Desktop.
    • Xfce Dictionary.
    • Xfce notifications.
    • Xfce dashboard.
    • Xfce screenshot tool.
    • Xfce Session.
    • Xfce settings.
    • Xfce system upload plugin.
    • Xfce Task Manager.
    • Xfce terminal.
    • Xfce weather plugin.
    • Xfce's Whisker menu plugin.
    • Ubuntu Artwork.
    • Xubuntu default settings.

You have a more detailed list of changes here!. You can download the new version of Xubuntu from here!.

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