Jerry Bezencon, the developer of Linux Lite announced the release of Linux Lite 5.4. The lightweight distro is based on a modest Ubuntu update and uses the Xfce desktop environment.
Derived from Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS (Focal Fossa), Linux Lite 5.4 Intends to drive more and more Windows users to the GNU/Linux and Open Source ecosystems. They plan to regularly update the Help Manual so that users can easily understand and learn how to use Linux Lite, updating the icon theme, adding new wallpapers, and resolving several bugs.
Installing Software from a Terminal Using APT
The Help Manual has been updated and now highlights the latest “Installing Software – From a Terminal utilizing APT” section. This will help you know how easy it is to install additional packages, libraries from the terminal emulator using Debian/Ubuntu’s APT package management system.
Jerry Bezencon talking about the latest Linux Lite version 5.4 said that if you are coming from the Windows platform, you will find this release to be solid, stable which will help you shift from Windows to a Linux-based operating system, user-friendly.
Linux Lite 5.4 utilizes an extremely customized Xfce 4.14 desktop environment featuring very recent applications such as the Mozilla Firefox 87 internet browser and Mozilla Thunderbird 78.7.1 an email client. This release also incorporates several other tools and software like the VLC 220.127.116.11 media player, LibreOffice 18.104.22.168 office suite, and GIMP 2.10.18 image editor.
With that being said, Linux Lite 5.4 is powered by the long-term supported (LTS) Linux 5.4 kernel series from Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS (Focal Fossa). Nevertheless, you will have the ability to install a more recent kernel from the Linux 5.11 series from the software repositories.
You can download the Linux Lite version from the download links given below: