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New Features Coming To Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

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Published on 15 April 2014 10:29 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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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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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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