Xubuntu 14.04.2 Released

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Xubuntu 14.04.2 released which is the second point release in its LTS (Long Term Support) cycle of 14.04. This release contains numerous bug fixes, changes to the UI and many more.

Summary of this release

Bug Fixes

  • Black screen after wakeup from suspending by closing the laptop lid.
  • Setting Manager items not searchable in Whisker Menu.
  • Weather plugin updated.
  • Both XChat and Pidgin have had security updates.
  • Updated versions of Firefox and Thunderbird.

Other Changes

  • Light Locker replaces xscreensaver for screen locking, a setting editing GUI is included.
  • The panel layout is updated, and now uses Whiskermenu as the default menu.
  • Mugshot is included to allow you to easily edit your personal preferences.
  • MenuLibre for menu editing, with full Xfce support, replaces Alacarte.
  • A community wallpapers package, which includes work from the five winners of the wallpaper contest.
  • GTK Theme Config to customize your desktop theme colors.
  • Updated artwork, including various enhancements to themes as well as a new default wallpaper.

For a complete list of changes, visit release notes.


Head on to the download page below to grab the copy of new Xubuntu.
Download Xubuntu 14.04.2


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