30 Sep

Lubuntu 13.10 beta 2

Just wanted to inform that the second beta of Lubuntu Saucy Salamander is out (as published at the mailing lists and the Fridge). If you want to test this system feel free to download (PC32, PC64 and Mac). If you prefer to use Torrent files you can get them here.

More changes are included in this “cooked” ISO, like the complete removal of Chromium (getting back Firefox), the zRAM module, updated (and more complete) icon theme, redesigned LightDM theme, etc.

21 Sep


Brought to you by WOW Lubuntu starting from 8th of April 2013, StartUbuntu (created by amjjawad)
is a huge project and a massive campaign that is aiming to reach to
Microsoft Windows XP Users and offering them a modern, unique, stable,
fast, powerful, highly customizable, active and amazing community based
system, open-source, free Linux-based system which should replace their
very old no longer supported system. Start Ubuntu is simply offering NOT
ONLY one “replacement” for Windows XP, but 9 options, 9 alternatives, 9 Operating Systems – Please see Ubuntu Family.

You can grab the artwork for your favourite flavour here. Join and explore a new space!

12 Sep

And the winner is…

The poll has come to an end and we have five new wallpapers for
Lubuntu 13.10. We had a total of 1699 unique voters that picked their
5 favourite wallpapers (= 8495 votes), here are the winning

1. Muelle by Manuel Puentes with 1261 Votes (15%)
2. Two Jack Lake by C Ayers with 1050 Votes (12%)
3. A Winter Magic by Luciash D’Being with 1033 Votes (12%)
4. Smolikas by George Blades Voulgarakis with 923 Votes (11%)
5. Moody by Robert Wicek with 813 Votes (10%)

Congratulations! (Complete result summary can be viewed HERE)

Muelle, by Manuel Puentes

I personally want to thank everyone that in any form made a
contribution to this contest – competitors, voters, promoters,
everyone. Also, a big thank you goes to Guillaume Le Roy who once
again helped us host our contest at Picomp – a great tool
and service of his that we’ve used for several contests now.

Next contest will be held sometime in March and will decide our
default wallpapers for Lubuntu 14.04!

03 Sep

Beta 1 is out

Ubuntu QA finally cooked the first beta of Lubuntu 13.10 a.k.a. Saucy Salamander. You can grab it and install for (I never get tired of saying this) testing purposes only. Goto to Ubuntu QA and choose the flavour you want. Or go to download straight forward for 32bit, 64bit, Mac or PowerPC.

Also, I’d like to remind you that you can comment, criticize or just say whatever you want at the Lubuntu official Facebook page.