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Lubuntu 10.10 Beta 2 released

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The latest beta release of LXDE-based Ubuntu spin ‘Lubuntu’ has been made available for testing.

Whilst Lubuntu failed to gain official derivative status this cycle development nevertheless has continued apace.


Beta 2  sees numerous bug fixes and upgrades since the first beta was released last month and Lubuntu 10.10 as a whole hold many great improvements to the OS as a whole, including: –

  • New applications
  • New theme
  • New task manager
  • Xpad was added
  • Support for indicator applets on the desktop panel (lxpanel)
  • New appearance window

Users should be aware that the Ubiquity installer present in Lubuntu 10.10 has many known bugs. Installation is not advised on any machine which you rely on in case things go awry.  image

Download Lubuntu 10.10 Beta 2

Users are advised to download the release using the torrent file provided. Not only does this ensure you download the release as fast as possible but that others do also.