OnWorks Linux Lite online, a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Ubuntu's long-term support (LTS) release and featuring the Xfce desktop. Linux Lite primarily targets Windows users. It aims to provide a complete set of applications to assist users with their everyday computing needs, including a full office suite, media players and other essential daily software.
Linux Lite 4.0 doesn’t have a 32-bit ISO anymore. Existing Linux Lite users can still use version 3 till April 2021.
Fresh new look as Linux Lite 4.0 uses Adapta theme and Papirus icon. You can easily change the looks with another icon theme.
Linux Lite 4.0 also adds something called “Lite Desktop” which is basically set of desktop icons for quickly accessing useful applications and frequently accessed locations.
Linux Lite 4.0 has Lite Desktop. A Lite Desktop for quickly accessing frequent locations.
The help manual has been improved considerably as well. Users new to Linux Lite will have all the required information for getting started with this operating system.
Linux Lite 4.0 has a new setting called Lite Sounds. You can find it under menu->settings. With Lite Sounds, you can configure various kind of sounds such as system sounds, login/logout sounds, etc. It’ not something groundbreaking but it is definitely handy.
Xfce Terminal is the default terminal in Linux Lite 4.0
With the introduction of MenuLibre, you can customize the menu. You’ll see increased branding of Linux Lite in the new version. Linux Lite exclusive applications have darker backgrounds and can be easily distinguished in the settings. It’s not particularly useful for the end user though.
Other new features:
- Improved language support
- Timeshift is the default backup tool
- Shotwell is the default image viewer
- New bootsplash and Grub screen