Linux Lite 6.2 is expected to be released on November 1, based on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS


Jerry Bezencon, lead developer and maintainer of Linux Lite, today announced the Release Candidate (RC) development stage of the upcoming Linux Lite 6.2 release to give users a taste of what will come to this distro. lightweight based on Ubuntu with the Xfce desktop environment.

Based on the latest Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) series of operating systems and powered by its long-term supported Linux 5.15 LTS kernel, the upcoming Linux Lite 6.2 release promises a revamped Lite upgrade utility with a new end-user dialog and software. integration of latest version of LibreOffice.

Linux Lite 6.2 will also feature an updated Papirus icon set, the shotcut video editor as Openshot replacement in Lite Software, hostname bug fix and kernel removal in Lite Tweaks, codename bug fix in Lite Sources, improved hardware database for support more devices and new wallpapers.

On top of that, Task Manager (System Monitoring Center) got an updated icon and right-click now works everywhere, the apt-key the obsolescence warning on Ubuntu has been fixed, Lite Patch has been updated to handle potential update errors, and Microsoft Teams has been removed from Lite Software.

Of course, Linux Lite 6.2 will also feature the latest stable versions of various pre-installed software such as Google Chrome, LibreOffice and most of the in-house built Lite applications, as well as better directory handling as Catfish will now open instead of Thunar. in some cases.

Linux Lite 6.2 is scheduled for release on November 1, 2022. Until then, you can download the Release Candidate development build right now from the forum announcement page, where you can also read all about the new changes, known issues, and instructions for upgrading from previous versions.

Please keep in mind that this is a pre-release version, so do not install and use it on a production machine! Also keep in mind that you won’t be able to upgrade from this release candidate to the final release in November.

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