Mr Jerry Bezencon has announced the availability of Linux Lite 4.6 RC1 testing. It is a development release before the upcoming Linux Lite 4.6. Linux Lite 4.6 RC1 includes some improved features and updated packages from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

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

What is new in Linux Lite 4.6 RC1?

  • Linux Lite 4.6 RC1 introduces some remarkable features in Lite Welcome. The improved Lite Welcome 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.
  • 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 RC1 also includes a set of updated wallpapers, and latest papirus icon theme.

You read more about Linux Lite 4.6 RC1 in Linux Lite official forums.