Lubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Released!

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Thanks to all the hard work from our contributors, Lubuntu 21.04 has been released. With the codename Hirsute Hippo, Lubuntu 21.04 is the 20th release of Lubuntu, the sixth release of Lubuntu with LXQt as the default desktop environment.

Lubuntu 21.04 will be supported until January 2022. Our main focus will be on this and future releases.

You can find the following major applications and toolkits installed by default in this release:

  • LXQt 0.16.0 – with many improvements over 0.15, you can go here for more information.
  • LXQt Archiver 0.3.0 which is based on Engrampa, is now included.
  • Qt 5.15.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 87.0, which will receive updates from the Ubuntu Security Team throughout the support cycle of the release.
  • The LibreOffice 7.1.2 suite.
  • VLC 3.0.12, for viewing media and listening to music.
  • Featherpad 0.17.1, for notes and code editing.
  • Discover Software Center 5.21.4, for an easy, graphical way to install and update software.

For screenshots, or more details please see the release notice.


Congratulations all!


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