X Close Ad


Free Download

Linux Lite 5.8

Linux Lite 5.8 64bit - 1st February, 2022

This is the final release in Series 5.x See below for more information.

  • UEFI/LEGACY ISO: linux-lite-5.8-64bit.iso
  • MD5SUM: 93a63d605fc99ea62f1d6e60fb4d3b44
  • SHA256: 8763eac7aa6a9b7887ab9abbbc40c469bca358a32bb35a1d46a756b5071d627b
  • SIZE: 1.4GB - DVD/USB
  • LIVE USER: Login to the live desktop is automatic
  • BASE: Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS
  • More info

REQUIREMENTS

INFORMATION

Standard package list and more details here.

Check out our hardware database here.

How do I put Linux Lite on a DVD or USB? Click here.

How do I download with BitTorrent? Click here.

Download BitTorrent for Windows or Mac here. Linux users here.


BUY MEDIA

Get a personalized copy of Linux Lite on DVD or USB.

Want a personalised DVD or a stylish USB key with Linux Lite already loaded? Click here to visit our Secure Online Shop and choose from a range of products. Thank you for your support.

SUPPORT US ON PATREON

Patreon Linux Lite

UEFI/Secure Boot

In Windows Search, type msinfo or msinfo32 and launch the desktop app named System Information. Look for the BIOS Mode item, and if the value for it is UEFI, then you have the UEFI firmware. If it says BIOS Mode Legacy, then that’s the firmware you’re running. Also, in general, UEFI-enabled machines have faster startup and shutdown times as compared to BIOS-Legacy machines. If you bought the computer/motherboard after 2010, chances are you have a UEFI system. If you are still unsure, download the UEFI version as it will also detect and run on a BIOS-Legacy computer.

It is highly recommended that you turn off Secure Boot or you will have a far less enjoyable computing experience. To disable Secure Boot, see here.


windows uefi

RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT

Linux Lite 5.8 Final is now available for download and installation. This release includes updates to the Help Manual - our extensive, easy to follow Linux Lite guide, Lite Widget has caught up with the latest Conky syntax, there's an updated Papirus icon theme, Neofetch has been included, we've added Mintstick to our Accessories, there are 9 new wallpapers, and a host of bug fixes and enhancements for our target audience. If you're coming from Windows, you'll find this to be a solid, stable release that will help make your transition to a linux based operating system, user friendly. If you're coming from another linux based OS, you'll come to understand that this lightweight OS is the feature complete desktop you've been searching for. See below for What's New.


Read the full announcement here.

COMMON SOFTWARE

Web Browser - Firefox 96.0

Email Client - Thunderbird 91.5.0

Office Suite - LibreOffice 6.4.7.2

Media Player - VLC 3.0.9.2

Image Editor - Gimp 2.10.18

System Backup and Restore - Timeshift 20.03

File Manager - Thunar 1.8.14

Base: 20.04.3

Kernel: 5.4.0-96 (custom kernels are also available via our Repository for versions 3.13 - 5.16)

Series: 5.x


DESKTOP UI

Window Theme: Adapta

Icon Theme: Papirus

Font: Roboto Regular


WHAT'S NEW

Minstick has been added.

Neofetch has been added.

Latest Papirus icons theme.

9 new Wallpapers.

Lite Widget code base has been updated to current Conky format.

Updated Help Manual.

Updated Lite Welcome.

Bug fixes and enhancements.


CURRENT RELEASE

If you are writing the ISO to a USB on Windows, Mac or Linux, Etcher - https://www.balena.io/etcher/ has proven to be reliable as has Rufus - https://rufus.ie (Windows only).

Linux or Mac command line:


      sudo dd if=linux-lite-5.8-64bit.iso of=/dev/sdx bs=4M

Yumi, Multiboot and other multi-boot applications are not officially supported, experiences and success rates may vary. If you do use unsupported third party software to burn Linux Lite to a USB, try logging in with ubuntu as the username and password, or just as the username, no password.

If the screen locks during Live mode, type linux or one of the above usernames into the user box and click on the Login button (no password required)

Linux Lite 5.8 64bit - 1st February, 2022

FILENAME: linux-lite-5.8-64bit.iso

SIZE: 1.4GB - DVD, USB

MD5SUM: 93a63d605fc99ea62f1d6e60fb4d3b44

SHA256: 8763eac7aa6a9b7887ab9abbbc40c469bca358a32bb35a1d46a756b5071d627b

HTTP MIRRORS: Click here

TORRENT HASH: 6b0506c7f44a6e74c705aa820260771d9d74cec9

LIVE USER: Login to the live desktop is automatic


Pay What You Can:

Linux Lite 5.8 (1.4 GB)
Recommended System Specs | Support

Visa Mastercard Discover American Express Diner's Club JCB UnionPay

Payments processed & secured by Stripe





DOWNLOAD TIP

Need a great download tip? Here's one straight from the developers.

Consider popping in a small donation. This will really help us get closer to our goal of being 100% community funded. Thank you.

(You do not need a PayPal account, you can use your Credit Card to tip.)

tip_250

tip_500

tip_1000

tip_2000

tip_custom

For a range of donate options, check out our Donate page.

WELCOME TO LINUX LITE



LINUX LITE 5.8 WALK-THROUGH



HOW TO INSTALL LINUX LITE



32bit ISO

There will be no 32bit ISO from Series 4.x onwards. If you still need to run a 32bit operating system, our Series 3.x is supported until April, 2021. Download it from here.

PREVIOUS VERSIONS




UPGRADING

To upgrade from within a Series, click on Menu, Favorites, Install Updates (you must reboot if prompted to) then Menu, Settings, Lite Upgrade.

There is no upgrade path to or from RC releases.

There is no upgrade path from Series to Series.


RELEASE TIMES

Linux Lite releases are announced and ready 12AM New Zealand Time on the 1st of that months release date.

Other time zones:


Australia, Perth - 8PM (31st)

Brazil - Rio de Janeiro - 9AM (31st)

Canada - Montreal - 8AM (31st)

China - Beijing - 7PM (31st)

Finland, Helsinki - 1PM (31st)

France, Paris - 2PM (31st)

India, Mumbai - 5.30PM (31st)

Israel, Tel Aviv - 3PM (31st)

Japan, Tokyo - 9PM (31st)

Kuwait, Kuwait City - 3PM (31st)

Australia, Sydney - 10PM (31st)

Pakistan, Lahore - 5PM (31st)

Russia, Moscow - 3PM (31st)

South Africa, Cape Town - 2PM (31st)

Spain, Madrid - 2PM (31st)

United Kingdom, London - 1PM (31st)

United Arab Emirates, Dubai - 4PM (31st)

USA, New York - 8AM (31st)


ROADMAP

The release schedule for Linux Lite.


Linux Lite 6.0 'Fluorite' Release - 1st June 2022

Linux Lite 5.8 Release - 1st February 2022 (End of Support April 2025)

Linux Lite 5.6 Release - 1st September 2021

Linux Lite 5.4 Release - 1st April 2021

Linux Lite 5.2 Release - 1st November 2020

Linux Lite 5.0 Release - 1st June 2020

Linux Lite 4.8 Release - 14th January 2020 (End of Support April 2023)

Linux Lite 4.6 Release - 1st September 2019

Linux Lite 4.4 Release - 1st April 2019

Linux Lite 4.2 Release - 1st November 2018

Linux Lite 4.0 'Diamond' Release - 1st June 2018

Linux Lite 3.8 Release - 1st February 2018 (End of Support April 2021)

Linux Lite 3.6 Release - 1st September 2017

Linux Lite 3.4 Release - 1st April 2017

Linux Lite 3.2 Release - 1st November 2016

Linux Lite 3.0 'Citrine' Release - 1st June 2016

Linux Lite 2.8 Release - 1st December, 2014 (End of Support April 2019)

Linux Lite 2.6 Release - 1st April, 2015

Linux Lite 2.4 Release - 1st September, 2015

Linux Lite 2.2 Release - 1st February, 2016

Linux Lite 2.0 'Beryl' Release - 1st June, 2014




Social Media Links