Linux Lite, a distribution created to show people how easy it is to use a Linux operating system, is now at version 1.0.4.
Developers of Linux Lite 1.0.4 CFV (community feedback version), Linux Distro Community, have released yet another version of their very successful operating system.
Linux Lite is getting closer to a final release and the developers are considering the present version to be a beta.
As the name suggests, community feedback version is designed to facilitate feedback from Windows users and the wider Linux community. The final version will be released sometime next month.
Highlights of Linux Lite 1.0.4 Beta:
• All the system software has been updated to newer versions;
• Mozilla Firefox 18.0 has been added;
• Linux kernel has been updated to version 188.8.131.52 with PAE support;
• Added new default theme and icon set;
• Steam for Linux has been added (requires Nvidia driver 304.22 or higher/ATI experimental drivers);
• Keyboard Shortcuts information to the Help & Support Manual
• Open USB storage device in file manager on insert has been added;
• Two new right-click menu options, Task Manager and Screenshot, have been added;
• Pcmanfm has been replaced with Thunar file manager;
• Eye of Gnome image viewer has been replaced with Ristretto;
• The menu icon, the login screen, and the Internet/Network Manager entry have been changed;
• LibreOffice Impress anti-aliasing bug has been fixed.
A complete list of changes and improvements can be found in the official announcement.
The hardware requirements are also quite low: 700 MHz processor, 512 MiB RAM, 5 GB of hard-drive space, VGA capable of 1024x768 screen resolution, and either a CD/DVD drive or a USB port for the ISO.
The Live USB/DVD/VirtualBox user is: root there is no password. For more information about the distribution, check out the official announcement.
Download Linux Lite 1.0.4 Beta right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a beta version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.