Mr Jerry Bezencon has announced the availability of Linux Lite 4.6 Final, a stable update in Linux Lite 4.x series. Linux Lite 4.6 includes updated packages from Ubuntu 18.04.x LTS and other improvements.

Dark & light theme switching in Lite Welcome Dark and light theme switching option in Lite Welcome

What is new in Linux Lite 4.6?

  • Linux Lite 4.6 introduces some remarkable improvements in Lite Welcome - The in-house Welcome App for Linux Lite. It offers an option to easily switch between dark and light themes. It also provides a small tutorial for configuring Numlock shortcut with a wide range of keyboards.
  • The Help Manual in Linux Lite is updated with a tutorial for configuring the volume. It explains how a keyboard shortcut can be set for increasing and reducing system volume. Also, there is one tutorial explaining USB persistence.
  • The Lite Repositories tool has been updated to show a meaningful comment for Linux Lite repositories.
  • The xfce4-cpufreq-plugin is added as an option for system tray. It can be added to the system tray as a regular tray icon.
  • Linux Lite 4.6 also includes a set of updated wallpapers, and latest papirus icon theme.

In addition to these improvements, Linux Lite 4.6 release includes following updated packages.

  • Kernel: 4.15.0-58 (custom kernels also available via our Repository for versions 3.13 - 5.2)
  • Firefox: 68.0.2 Quantum
  • Thunderbird: 60.8.0
  • LibreOffice:
  • VLC:
  • Gimp: 2.10.12
  • Timeshift 19.08.1

You may read more about Linux Lite 4.6 Final in Linux Lite official forums.