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Lubuntu Alpha 3 Released (Screenshots added)

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The third alpha release of new Ubuntu spin Lubuntu is now available to download.

Among the features and changes new to Alpha 3 (i.e., since Alpha 2) are the following: –

  • Chromium is now the default browser
  • GNOME-Mplayer is default video player
  • network manager replaces the previous network application
  • New artwork (see below)
  • ‘Lubuntu-netbook’ session available at login
  • PCMANFM2 is now the default file-manager


Lubuntu 10.04

Lubuntu’s new theme uses the elementary-monochrome icon set

Chromium in 10.04

Chromium is the default browser

pcmanfm in 10.04

The default file manager has been re-written from scratch

LXDE Netbook Interface

Lubuntu Netbook session, selectable from the login window

Download Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 3

You can download the latest alpha release, clocking in 379MB, from link since dead. But do remember that alpha releases are not intended to be used in production environments.