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 ====== Xubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) ====== ====== Xubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) ======
-**__DRAFT RELEASE NOTE __**+Xubuntu 17.04 will be supported for 9 months until January 2018. If you need Long Term Support, it is recommended you use [[http://xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-16-04-release/|Xubuntu 16.04 LTS]] instead.
  
 +Several Xfce panel plugins and applications have been ported to GTK+ 3, paving the way for improved theming and further development. Core Xfce libraries exo and libxfce4ui have also been updated with full GTK+ 3 support, the latter adding support for Glade development in Xubuntu with the installation of ''libxfce4ui-glade''. The Greybird and Numix themes have also been refreshed with improved support for the toolkit.
  
-Xubuntu 17.04 will be supported for 9 months+Camera functionality has been restored in Mugshot, Parole introduced a new mini mode and improvements for network streams, and a number of welcome fixes have made their way into Thunar and Ristretto. //Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection// ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sgt-puzzles|sgt-puzzles]]), an addicting collection of logic games, has been included along with the new //SGT Puzzles Collection// ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sgt-launcher|sgt-launcher]]).
  
-Some burble from devs about gtk3 apps we have new please and/or what's going on :) please....+This release is based on the 4.10.x Linux release seriesLibreOffice 5.3 includes a number of fixes and introduces new experimental interface options. Firefox 52 and Thunderbird 45 are included.
  
-This release is based on the Linux release series 4.10. LibreOffice has been updated to 5.3.0.+For new installs a swap file will be used instead of a swap partitionUpgrades from earlier versions are not affected.
  
 See the main Ubuntu [[ https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ZestyZapus/ReleaseNotes | Release Note]] for more general issues and updates. See the main Ubuntu [[ https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ZestyZapus/ReleaseNotes | Release Note]] for more general issues and updates.
  
 +===== Notable Issues =====
  
-=== Notable Issues ===+==== Installer Issues ====
  
-__Installer Issues__+  *  System encryption password set before setting keyboard locale ([[https://launchpad.net/bugs/1047384|1047384]])  
 +    * **Workround:** Start the installation with the correct keymap. ([[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootOptions#Changing_the_CD.27s_Default_Boot_Options |Use F3]]) to set your keymap //before// booting to Try or Install Xubuntu from that menu.
  
-  *  System Encryption Password set before setting keyboard locale ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1047384| 1047384]])+==== General Issues ====
  
-__General Issues__+  * Parole Media Player 
 +    * Parole progress bar lag ([[https://launchpad.net/bugs/1667786|1667786]]) 
 +    * Parole crashes while fast forwarding with the playback slider ([[https://launchpad.net/bugs/1374887|1374887]]) 
 +    * Parole Clear History (Open Location) crashes ([[https://launchpad.net/bugs/1214514|1214541]]) 
 +    * Parole Clear History (Open Recent) clears global history ([[https://launchpad.net/bugs/1681886|1681886]])
  
-  * Parole progressbar lag ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/parole/+bug/1667786 | 1667786]]) +  * Thunar File Manager 
-  Parole crashed while fast forwarding with the playback slider ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/parole/+bug/1374887|1374887]]+    Thunar occasionally hangs after file changes ([[https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13481|13481]] [[https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13472|13472]]) 
-  * Parole Clear History (Open Location) crashes ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/parole/+bug/1214514|1214541]]) +    Thunar occasionally doesn't refresh window ([[https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13364|13364]])
-  Parole Clear History (Open Recent) clears Global History ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/parole/+bug/1681886|1681886]])+
  
-  * Thunar can hang.  ([[https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13481 |13481]] [[https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13472|13472]]) +  * SGT Puzzles Collection: Menu bar grayed out ([[https://launchpad.net/bugs/1670610|1670610]]) 
-  * Thunar doesn't refresh window ([[https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13364 13364]])+  * Xfce Indicator Plugin: Label missing from "Clear Known Indicators" dialog ([[https://launchpad.net/bugs/1644917|1644971]])
  
-  * Label missing from indicator-plugin clear option ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-indicator-plugin/+bug/1644917|1644971]])+===== Changes and Bug Fixes =====
  
-  * SGT Launcher - menu bar greyed out ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sgt-launcher/+bug/1670610|1670610]]) +  * thunar 
-=== Changes and bug fixes ===+    * Fixes to various issues related to copying and renaming
  
-  * Thunar 1.6.11 +  * parole 
-    * Fixes to various crashes while renaming,copying bugs+    * New release includes "mini mode" and improved streaming support
  
-  * xubuntu-default-settings +  * xfce4-notifyd 
-    * New file templates included - OpenDocument WriterOpenDocument Spreadsheet+    * New release includes "do not disturb" mode, notification mutingpersistence support
  
   * xfce4-taskmanager   * xfce4-taskmanager
     * New release includes ability to click on window to select process      * New release includes ability to click on window to select process 
  
-  * xfce4-notifyd  +  * xubuntu-default-settings 
-    * New release includes persistence support.+    * New file templates included - OpenDocument Writer, OpenDocument Spreadsheet 
 +    * Improved QT5 application appearance (requires installation of ''qt5-style-plugins'')
  
   * sgt-launcher   * sgt-launcher
     * New launcher for Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection     * New launcher for Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection
  
-=== Changelogs === +==== Changelogs ====
- +
-=== Changes post-16.10 release ===+
  
-  * mugshot ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/m/mugshot/mugshot_0.3.2-0ubuntu1/changelog|changelog]]) +=== Xubuntu/Other Packages ===
-  * parole ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/p/parole/parole_0.9.1-0ubuntu1/changelog|changelog]]) +
-  * thunar ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/t/thunar/thunar_1.6.11-1/changelog|changelog]]) +
-  * xfdesktop4 ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xfdesktop4/xfdesktop4_4.12.3-2ubuntu2/changelog|changelog]]) +
-  * xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin/xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin_2.1.1-0ubuntu1/changelog|changelog]]) +
-  * xubuntu-default-settings [[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xubuntu-default-settings/xubuntu-default-settings_17.04.0/changelog|changelog]]  +
-  * exo [[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/e/exo/exo_0.11.2-1/changelog | changelog]]+
  
 +  * blueman ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/blueman/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * gtk-theme-config ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/gtk-theme-config/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * gtk2-engines-xfce ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/gtk2-engines-xfce/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * lightdm-gtk-greeter ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/lightdm-gtk-greeter/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * menulibre ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/menulibre/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * mugshot ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/mugshot/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * pavucontrol ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/pavucontrol/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * sgt-launcher ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/sgt-launcher/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * shimmer-themes ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/shimmer-themes/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * xfce4-volumed ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-volumed/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * xfpanel-switch  ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfpanel-switch/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * xubuntu-artwork ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xubuntu-artwork/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * xubuntu-core ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xubuntu-core/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * xubuntu-default-settings ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xubuntu-default-settings/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * xubuntu-desktop ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xubuntu-desktop/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * xubuntu-docs ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xubuntu-docs/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * xubuntu-icon-theme ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xubuntu-icon-theme/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * xubuntu-meta ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xubuntu-meta/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * xubuntu-wallpapers ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xubuntu-wallpapers/+changelog|changelog]])
  
-==== Major application versions ====+=== Xfce Core === 
 +  * exo ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/exo/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * thunar ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/thunar/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfce4-appfinder ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-appfinder/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfce4-panel ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-panel/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfce4-power-manager ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-power-manager/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfce4-session ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-session/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfce4-settings ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-settings/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfconf ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfconf/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfdesktop4 ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfdesktop4/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfwm4 ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfwm4/+changelog|changelog]])
  
-  * catfish ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/c/catfish/catfish_1.4.2-0ubuntu1/changelog|changelog]]) +=== Xfce Applications ===
-  * menulibre ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/m/menulibre/menulibre_2.1.3-0ubuntu1/changelog|changelog]])  +
-  * mousepad ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/m/mousepad/mousepad_0.4.0-4ubuntu1/changelog| changelog]]) +
-  * xfpanel-switch  ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xfpanel-switch/xfpanel-switch_1.0.4-0ubuntu1/changelog|changelog]])  +
-  * xfwm4 ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xfwm4/xfwm4_4.12.4-0ubuntu1/changelog|changelog]]) +
-  * xfce4-power-manager ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xfce4-power-manager/xfce4-power-manager_1.4.4-4ubuntu2/changelog|changelog]]) +
-  * xubuntu-artwork ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xubuntu-artwork/xubuntu-artwork_17.04/changelog|changelog]]) +
-  * xubuntu-default-settings ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xubuntu-default-settings/xubuntu-default-settings_17.04.0/changelog|changelog]]) +
-  * xubuntu-docs ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xubuntu-docs/xubuntu-docs_17.04/changelog|changelog]]) +
-  * xubuntu-meta ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xubuntu-meta/+changelog |changelog]])+
  
-==== Other Application Versions ====+  * catfish ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/catfish/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * mousepad ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/mousepad/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * orage ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/orage/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * parole ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/parole/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfburn ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfburn/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfce4-notifyd ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-notifyd/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfce4-screenshooter ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-screenshooter/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfce4-taskmanager ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-taskmanager/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfce4-terminal ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-terminal/+changelog|changelog]])
  
-  blueman ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/b/blueman/blueman_2.0.4-1ubuntu2/changelog |changelog]]) +=== Xfce Panel Plugins === 
-  * gtk-theme-config ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/g/gtk-theme-config/gtk-theme-config_1.2.1-0ubuntu1/changelog |changelog]])  +  xfce4-cpugraph-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-cpugraph-plugin/+changelog|changelog]]) 
-  * gtk2-engines-xfce ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/g/gtk2-engines-xfce/gtk2-engines-xfce_3.2.0-2/changelog|changelog]]) +  * xfce4-dict ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-dict/+changelog|changelog]]) 
-  * lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings [[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/l/lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings/lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings_1.2.1-2/changelog| changelog]] +  * xfce4-indicator-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-indicator-plugin/+changelog|changelog]]) 
-  * lightdm-gtk-greeter ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/l/lightdm-gtk-greeter/lightdm-gtk-greeter_2.0.1-2ubuntu4/changelog|changelog]]) +  * xfce4-mailwatch-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-mailwatch-plugin/+changelog|changelog]]) 
-  * orage ([[ http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/o/orage/orage_4.12.1-3/changelog|changelog]]) +  * xfce4-netload-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-netload-plugin/+changelog|changelog]]) 
-  * pavucontrol ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/p/pavucontrol/pavucontrol_3.0-3build1/changelog|changelog]]) +  * xfce4-notes-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-notes-plugin/+changelog|changelog]] 
-  * xfburn ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xfburn/xfburn_0.5.4-1/changelog |changelog]])  +  * xfce4-places-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-places-plugin/+changelog|changelog]]) 
-  * xfce4-cpugraph-plugin ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xfce4-cpugraph-plugin/xfce4-cpugraph-plugin_1.0.5-1build1/changelog | changelog]]) +  * xfce4-quicklauncher-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-quicklauncher-plugin/+changelog|changelog]]) 
-  * xfce4-dict ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xfce4-dict/xfce4-dict_0.7.2-1/changelog |changelog]]) +  * xfce4-systemload-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-systemload-plugin/+changelog|changelog]]) 
-  * xfce4-notes-plugin ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xfce4-notes-plugin/xfce4-notes-plugin_1.8.1-1/changelog|changelog]]) +  * xfce4-verve-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-verve-plugin/+changelog|changelog]]) 
-  * xfce4-weather-plugin ([[http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/x/xfce4-weather-plugin/xfce4-weather-plugin_0.8.9-1/changelog |changelog]])+  * xfce4-weather-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-weather-plugin/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * xfce4-xkb-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/zesty/+source/xfce4-xkb-plugin/+changelog|changelog]])