Articles Tagged Lubuntu

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Lubuntu Final released

The final final version of Lubuntu 10.04 has been released. Touted as ‘stable beta’ by the Lubuntu developers and coming some 105 days after the first Alpha Lubuntu marks the first release-proper of an LXDE […]

2 May 2010
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Lubuntu 10.04 Released?

The final release of Lubuntu is due very shortly – this is despite initially plans for a fourth beta and a release candidate preceding this. For all intents this is a “RC” version and can […]

1 May 2010
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Lubuntu tag added to the UbuntuForums

We love lightweight LXDE based Ubuntu spin Lubuntu around these parts so seeing a ‘Lubuntu’ forum prefix for it in the Ubuntu Forums really made me smile. You may not be “official” yet Lubuntu but […]

29 April 2010
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Lubuntu Beta 3 released

The latest beta release of Ubuntu based LXDE spin ‘Lubuntu’ has been made available. This release is termed ‘Beta 3′ rather than ‘Release Candidate’ as with Ubuntu 10.04 due in part to Lubuntu not gaining […]

24 April 2010
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How to install Dropbox in Lubuntu 10.04

Lubuntu users wishing to install and use popular file-syncing application Dropbox can now do so thanks to Lubuntu fiend Jeff Stone providing some easy-to-follow instructions. How to install Dropbox in Lubuntu 10.04 Open up a […]

19 April 2010
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Lubuntu beta 2 available

The second beta of LXDE based Ubuntu spin Lubuntu has been made available. Whilst Lubuntu won’t be gaining “official” status as an Ubuntu derivative this cycle (see here for more on that) the development of […]

11 April 2010
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Lubuntu not joining the ubuntu family until 10.10

There are “few chances” of Lubuntu becoming an “official” spin of Ubuntu 10.04 according to Lubuntu developer Julien Lavergne. The project, which provides the lightweight LXDE desktop as its base, still has many of its […]

8 April 2010
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Lubuntu 10.04 Beta 1 Released; Visual overview

Hot on the heels of it’s older brother, Lubuntu Beta 1 has been made available to download. Improvements Lubuntu beta 1 sees many improvements since the last Alpha release including a beta version of default […]

19 March 2010
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Lubuntu Alpha 3 Released (Screenshots added)

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 […]

26 February 2010
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Lubuntu Alpha 2 Released; Gets New Bootsplash, Artwork, File Manager

The second Alpha of Lubuntu 10.04 has slipped out for testing. The main differences from Lubuntu Alpha 1 are minimal, so for a better insight in to Lubuntu I’d recommend referring to our ‘Lubuntu Alpha […]

24 January 2010
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Lubuntu login manager LXDM now fully themeable

LXDM, the “login manager” to be used in Lubuntu 10.04, is now fully themeable. The default LXDM theme, ported from the ‘Industrial’ GTK theme This bodes well for Lubuntu 10.04, its potential users and the […]

24 January 2010
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Lubuntu 10.04 Alpha 1 – Visual Overview

April 29th will see the release of new addition to the Ubuntu family. Joining Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu will be a new lightweight version – ‘Lubuntu’. (And no, the ‘L’ doesn’t stand for lightweight! More […]

18 January 2010