New Features Coming To Xubuntu 14.04 LTS
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 15 April 2014 at 10:29 PM EDT. 6 Comments
Much of our talk about Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Phoronix is in regards to the default Unity-based desktop given that it takes the largest share of *buntu users, but for the Xubuntu 14.04 LTS release this week there's several interesting changes for this Xfce spin worth noting.

Among the changes for Xubuntu 14.04 are a new log-in theme / wallpaper and other visual assets, a new panel layout using the Whisker Menu, MenuLibre has replaced Alacart, Mugshot provides simple user configuration, improvements thanks to upstream Xfce package updates, and various new keyboard shortcuts.

Those interested in learning more can read about 14 features of Xubuntu 14.04, courtesy of Ubuntu developer Sean Michael Davis.

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