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Linux Lite 4.6 Final Released

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--- Quote from: TMG1961 on August 31, 2019, 08:37:47 AM ---Just updated and was extremely fast. Took less then 3 minutes including the reboot

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Just updated and was extremely fast. Took less then 3 minutes including the reboot

Release Announcement

Linux Lite 4.6 Final is now available for download and install.

This release has a number of changes.


Lite Welcome gets a new Theme selector. Easily select either a Light or Dark Theme from the outset:

There is a new Keyboard and Num Lock informational guide added to Lite Welcome too:

The Help Manual gets both a Volume toggle tutorial...

....and we've also created a heavily requested USB Persistence tutorial.

Updated Lite Sources with comment about Linux Lite repos only (see image below).

The CPU Performance mode plugin xfce4-cpufreq-plugin has been added as an option to the tray. Select it by right clicking on the Taskbar, Panel, Add new items, CPU Frequency Monitor. Right click on it and move it to where you want it.

New Wallpapers.

Updated the Papirus icon theme to the latest release.


Kernel: 4.15.0-58 (custom kernels also available via our Repository for versions 3.13 - 5.2)
Firefox: 68.0.2 Quantum
Thunderbird: 60.8.0
Gimp: 2.10.12
Timeshift 19.08.1
Base: 18.04.3

Known Issues:

None as yet.


> Menu, Favorites, Install Updates (you must reboot if asked to, otherwise continue to the next step)
> Set a Restore Point - Menu, System, Timeshift
> Menu, Settings, Lite Upgrade
> Reboot

Having problems upgrading? First thing to do is open a terminal, and make sure you have the latest version of Lite Upgrade.

--- Code: ---apt policy lite-upgrade-series4
--- End code ---

should return:

--- Code: ---  Installed: 4.0-0040-linuxlite
  Candidate: 4.0-0040-linuxlite
--- End code ---

If you've ran Install Updates and still don't have this version or greater you can either - wait 24 hours, or change to the default Linux Lite repository in Lite Sources.

Lite Upgrade - What it will do:

- New Lite Help Manual
- New Lite Sources
- New Lite Themes
- New Lite Upgrade
- New Lite Welcome
- New Wallpapers
- Add the xfce4-cpufreq-plugin

Lite Upgrade - What it won't do:

- Nothing to list.

There is no upgrade path to or from Beta or RC releases.
There is no upgrade path from Series 2 or 3 ( 2.0, 2.2, 2.4, 2.6, 2.8 | 3.0, 3.2, 3.4, 3.6, 3.8 ) to Series 4.



Download 64bit from here - Linux Lite 4.6 64bit
md5sum: bc11d10eef58137a9d7da29a100177f6
Size: 1.4Gb (DVD, USB)

TORRENT: (Fastest way to download the Final)

64bit Torrent from here - linux-lite-4.6-64bit.iso.torrent
Hash: 2f58c2b7be8693533f2332970cbb71a00cf2afe0
Size: 1.4Gb (DVD, USB)

International Mirrors (city specific) - (wait for page to load, some mirrors may still be syncing with us)

Live USB/DVD/VirtualBox/Vmware:

Login is automatic, no credentials are required. The image can be written to a 2gb or larger USB stick, or a writable DVD. Alternatively, you can use the dd command: sudo dd if=linux-lite-4.6-64bit.iso of=/dev/sdx bs=4M where 'x' is the letter of your usb stick. In linux to find out the letter of your usb stick, open a terminal and type: df -h It is usually listed as 'media' or similar. Please see the built in Help Manual if you require a more detailed explanation of this procedure.

Yumi, Multiboot and other multi-boot applications are not supported. A good, simple point and click USB ISO burner is
If the screen locks during Live mode, type linux into the user box and click on the Login button (no password required)

Minimum Recommended Specs:
1Ghz processor
768mb ram
8gb HDD/SD
VGA screen capable of 1024x768 resolution
DVD drive or USB port for the ISO image

Preferred Specs:
1.5GHz processor+
1024mb ram+
20gb HDD/SSD+
VGA, DVI or HDMI screen capable of 1366x768 resolution+
DVD drive or USB port for the ISO image

Login to the live desktop is automatic.

The first thing you MUST do after a fresh install of Linux Lite is run Menu, Favorites, Install Updates.

Thank you :)

Jerry and the team.


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