Linux Lite 1.0.4 Is Available, Features PAE Support and Steam for Linux

A new version of the Linux Lite distribution has been launched

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, have released yet another version of their very successful operating system and it’s now at version 1.0.4.

The image of Linux Lite 1.0.4 can be written to a 2GB or larger USB stick, or a writable DVD. Alternatively, you can use the dd command: sudo dd if=linux-lite-1.0.4-i386.iso of=/dev/sdx where 'x' is the letter of your USB stick.

“With no show stopping bugs reported from the CFV version and some minor updates to the final image we bring you Linux Lite 1.0.4 Final.

This release implements many significant changes including a new theme, icon set and a new Games menu including Steam (beta) and a link to the Humble Bundle website,” states the official announcement.

Highlights of Linux Lite 1.0.4:

• Mozilla Firefox was updated to version 18.0;

• Linux kernel was updated to version with PAE support;

• A new default theme and icon set have been added;

• Steam for Linux has been added (requires Nvidia driver 304.22 or higher/ATI experimental drivers);

• Keyboard Shortcuts information has been added to the Help & Support Manual;

• Open USB a storage device option has been added in file manager, on insert;

• 2 new right click menu options were implemented, Task Manager and Screenshot;

• Pcmanfm has been replaced with Thunar;

• Eye of Gnome image viewer has been replaced with Ristretto.

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 right now from Softpedia.

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