LXQt 0.15 Released As First Big Update To This Lightweight Qt Desktop In A Year

Written by Michael Larabel in Qt on 25 April 2020 at 07:13 AM EDT. 9 Comments
Friday marked the release of LXQt 0.15, the first big update to this lightweight Qt5-based desktop environment since January 2019. There comes a fair number of improvements with this desktop that was born out of the LXDE and Razor-qt initiatives.

With LXQt 0.15 some of the highlights include:

- Multi-screen wallpaper support.

- Improved keyboard navigation.

- LXQt Archiver has made its debut as an archive manager based on LibFM-Qt.

- LXQt Panel has a new plug-in for changing the display backlight.

- Support for saving mount passwords with GNOME-Keyring.

- Better file tool-tips.

- LXQt's QTerminal now works on macOS, support for a borderless window, and various other terminal improvements.

- LibQtXdg will now make SVG icons sharper when using larger scaling factors.

More details on LXQt 0.15 can be found via the project's release announcement on GitHub.
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