Lubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish (LXQt) Beta screenshots

Lubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish would be the first release of Lubuntu, that features LXQt Desktop. On 28th September 2018, Lubuntu team has published a beta image for Cosmic Cuttlefish to showcase the upcoming stable release. The Lubuntu with LXQt has some visual inconsistencies and user experience issues. Though, we can hope these issues will be addressed on the final release.

Meanwhile, let's have a quick walk through screens of Lubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish beta release.
Distribution Name Lubuntu
Version 18.10 Beta
Code name Cosmic Cuttlefish
Release date 28th September 2018
Base Ubuntu
Desktop Environment LXDE
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Lubuntu 18.10 - LXQt Desktop - First impression

Lubuntu 18.10 is shipped with LXQt 0.13, the latest stable release available at the moment.

Lubuntu LXQt also provides a simple application menu, just like it's predecessors. The only difference is a search field where we can search for applications

PCManFM - Qt is a Qt port of PCManFM file manager

QTerminal - Normal View

QTerminal - Dropdown View

Falkon is a lightweight web browser. It includes advanced features like Ad-Blocking

A demonstration of multitasking on Lubuntu LXQt

VLC Media Player is used as default media Player in Lubuntu

For the first time, Lubuntu ships LibreOffice in default installation

LXImage is a simple image viewer

Muon is an advanced package manager based on Qt

Discover is a Software Manager from the Plasma World

LXQt configuration Center

LXQt appearance configuration

QPS - a visual process manager

resource usage with htop

resource usage with top

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20 October 2018 at 18:37 delete

Might give Lubuntu a try now that it includes Libreoffice.