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Linux Lite team release new version of their OS Linux Lite 2.2, it is an updated build based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and features the Xfce desktop. "Linux Lite 2.2 final is now available for download. This release is a product of the incredible contributions from both the community and the developers. We've added Backups, a very simple to use backup utility, Date & Time, File Search, and our newest members to the Linux Lite software family - Lite Cleaner, an easy-to-use point and click system cleaner and Lite Welcome which greets you on first boot, gives useful information about Linux Lite including updates, support and development. We've also added Light Locker as the new default screen locker. There are also improvements to Install Additional Software, allowing you to choose multiple programs at once to install. There is also Check Install Media that has been added to the live boot menu and finally, we've added some community created Linux Lite themed wallpapers." Checkout complete release announcement here.
Linux Lite is free for everyone to use and share, and is suitable for people who are new to Linux or for people who want a lightweight environment that is also fully functional. Linux Lite is also great for reviving that old laptop or desktop you gave up on a few years back.
Jerry Bezencon has announced the availability of the final release of Linux Lite 2.0. This release is the work of months of constant development and the implementation of the best ideas from the team and the wider community. This also marks the beginning of Lite own repositories for Lite custom software so that changes and improvements to the operating system can be offered regularly. Now Lite User Manager, Lite Manual, Lite Software and Lite Fix can evolve more easily to meet the needs of the user. In this release Lite team combined the newest versions of well-established and supported software like LibreOffice, WINE and GIMP so that people have access to the latest features in those programs. Read the rest of the release announcement.
Linux Lite is a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and featuring the Xfce desktop. Jerry Bezencon has announced the release of Linux Lite 1.0.8 LTS series version is now available to download. This release offers Linux Lite packages, Lite User Manager and Lite Software Center.
Whisker menu is pre-installed user can add it to Taskbar any time. Linux Lite 1.0.8 comes with Kernel version 3.8.0 from the Hardware Enablement Stack for better hardware support, games pack installer, scripts for Webcam, and PAE kernel installer.
Linux Lite is free, stable, light and simple fully functional out of the box with complete set of applications, it is based on Ubuntu LTS (Long Term Support) releases and this distribution support period is 5 years. So you don't need to worry about to install new version after 1 or 2 years but you only need to install just once every 5 years. During these 5 years Linux Lite current version will get security and software updates.
It is also recommended to those people who are new to Linux or for those who want really lightweight desktop environment. It is also great choice for old laptop or desktop you gave up on a few years back. Linux Lite is a showcase for just how easy it can be to use Linux. From familiar software like Firefox and Thunderbird, to simply named menu items, to one click updates and software installs.

Linux Lite team just released 1.0.6 version for 32bit and 64bit with Xfce desktop environment, based on Ubuntu 12.04.
Linux Lite 1.0.6 new features include easier networking setup between Linux Lite and Windows or other Linux operating systems, a system report tool to help troubleshoot problems, support for scanners, Bluetooth and a brand-new login screen. The Help and Support Manual is our most comprehensive to date and is available both offline and online.

  • Firefox 21.0
  • Kernel pae
  • Rewrote Help & Support Manual
  • Added Scanner support.
  • Added Bluetooth.
  • Added 'Drives' shortcut to home folder.
  • Added Show Desktop button.
  • Added support for iDevices.
  • Added right click 'Open as Administrator' to Thunar.
  • Added/Removed Install Additional Software scripts.
  • Added Enable/Disable automatic login to System menu.
  • Added Network Share Settings to System menu.
  • Added Create System Report to System menu.
  • Replaced Wicd with Network Manager.
  • New live boot menu.
  • New login screen.
  • New install slides.
  • Announcement of the Linux Lite Shop.
  • Fixed auto login if chosen during installation.
  • Bug fixes.
  • and So on...
Here is the brief release announcement.

Boot Screen

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Login Screen

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File Manager & Terminal

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Additional Software & System Info Tool

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Installed Applications & Application finder

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Task Manager

Download (MD5):
32bit - Linux-Lite-1.0.6-32bit.iso (735MB, torrent)
64bit - Linux-Lite-1.0.6-64bit.iso (723MB, torrent)
Source: Linux Lite