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 ====== Xubuntu 18.10 Release Notes ====== ====== Xubuntu 18.10 Release Notes ======
  
-===== DRAFT:SUBJECT TO CHANGE =====+===== Upgrading from 18.04 =====
  
-===== Notable Issues =====+For 32 bit installations this is [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CosmicCuttlefish/ReleaseNotes#Upgrades_on_i386|disabled]] and currently out of our control. 
  
 ==== Installer Issues ==== ==== Installer Issues ====
  
  
-  ***It must be noted that it is close to impossible for our small team of testers to be in a position to work through all the varying parameters available during installation. We do however aim to test all the possible methods of installation (including for OEM and using encryption) available either on a virtual machine or on hardware (where hardware has been used during testing then Xubuntu QA will where possible make that known on the iso testing tracker). Further installation testing information can be on the Ubuntu installation release note(s) listed below**+**It must be noted that it is close to impossible for our small team of testers to be in a position to work through all the varying parameters available during installation. We do however aim to test all the possible methods of installation (including for OEM and using encryption) available either on a virtual machine or on hardware (where hardware has been used during testing then Xubuntu QA will where possible make that known on the iso testing tracker). Further installation testing information can be on the Ubuntu installation release note(s) listed below**
  
  
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 ==== General Issues ==== ==== General Issues ====
 +
 +  * **GNOME Software crashes on 32-bit architectures** ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-software/+bug/1798236|1798236]])
 +    * This issue should be resolved after installing and running updates.
  
   * Network indicators   * Network indicators
     * Currently at times the panel could show 2 network icons, this appears to be a race condition which we have not been able to rectify in time for release.     * Currently at times the panel could show 2 network icons, this appears to be a race condition which we have not been able to rectify in time for release.
 +
 +  * Panel
 +    * Applications Menu plugin clips panel icon ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-panel/+bug/1756608|1756608]])
 +    * Launch and Directory Menu items icons are too small ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-panel/+bug/1756612|1756612]])
 +    * Window buttons are not clickable at very top of screen (0px area) ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/greybird-gtk-theme/+bug/1795135|1795135]])
    
-  * Parole Media PlayerPlay button inactive ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/parole/+bug/1705243|1705243]]) +  * Parole Media Player 
-  Applications Menu plugin clips panel icon ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-panel/+bug/1756608|1756608]]) +    * Play button inactive ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/parole/+bug/1705243|1705243]]) 
-  * Launch and Directory Menu items icons are too small ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-panel/+bug/1756612|1756612]])+    Player crashes when MPRIS2 plugin is disabled ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/parole/+bug/1698540|1698540]]) 
 + 
 +  * Ristretto: Thumbnail sidebar shows error icons instead of thumbnails for some images ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ristretto/+bug/1756191|1756191]]) 
 +  * Settings Manager: Mouse fails to scroll apps in settings manager (GTK+ 3 regression) ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-settings/+bug/1653448|1653448]])
  
 === Ubuntu Generic Release Note === === Ubuntu Generic Release Note ===
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 ==== Appearance ==== ==== Appearance ====
 +
 +=== Cosmic Wallpaper ===
 +Our beautiful new wallpaper features a gentle purple tone and greatly complements our GTK and icon themes. Past wallpapers are available in the [[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+package/xubuntu-wallpapers|xubuntu-wallpapers]] package.
 +
 +{{:releases:18.10:xubuntu-cosmic.png?700|}}
  
 === elementary Xfce Icon Theme 0.13 === === elementary Xfce Icon Theme 0.13 ===
-The latest version of our icon theme includes the manila folder icons as seen in the upstream elementary icon theme. Additionally, our icon theme is now optimized with optipng, meaning a smaller install size and potentially improved load times.+The latest version of [[https://github.com/shimmerproject/elementary-xfce|our icon theme]] includes the manila folder icons as seen in the [[https://github.com/elementary/icons|upstream elementary icon theme]]. Additionally, our icon theme is now optimized with optipng, meaning a smaller install size and potentially improved load times.
  
 {{:releases:18.10:manilla-folders.png|}} {{:releases:18.10:manilla-folders.png|}}
  
 === Greybird 3.22.9 === === Greybird 3.22.9 ===
-The latest Greybird release improves the look and feel of our window manager, alt-tab dialog, Chromium, and even pavucontrol! The notebook styles look significantly better and consistent with our other applications.+The latest [[https://github.com/shimmerproject/Greybird|Greybird]] release improves the look and feel of our window manager, alt-tab dialog, Chromium, and even pavucontrol! The notebook styles look significantly better and consistent with our other applications.
  
 {{:releases:18.10:pavucontrol-greybird.png|}} {{:releases:18.10:pavucontrol-greybird.png|}}
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-==== Desktop Applications ==== 
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- 
- 
-=== Utilities === 
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-== Catfish 1.4.4 == 
- 
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-== MenuLibre 2.2.0 == 
- 
- 
- 
-=== Xfce === 
- 
-== Parole Media Player 1.0.1 == 
- 
-== Thunar 1.6.15 == 
- 
- 
-== Xfce Power Manager 1.6.1 == 
- 
- 
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-== Xfce Notifications 0.4.2 == 
- 
- 
-=== LibreOffice 6.0 === 
- 
- 
- 
-=== Firefox & Thunderbird === 
- 
  
 ==== Xfce ==== ==== Xfce ====
  
 === Applications === === Applications ===
-  * Mousepad 0.4.1 +  * [[https://bluesabre.org/2018/07/15/catfish-1-4-6-released-now-an-xfce-project/|Catfish 1.4.6]] 
-  * Ristretto 0.8.3 +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-June/000609.html|Mousepad 0.4.1]] 
-  * Thunar 1.8.1 //(New GTK+ 3 release!)// +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-June/000623.html|Ristretto 0.8.3]] 
-  * Xfce Desktop 4.13.2 //(New GTK+ 3 release!)// +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-June/000614.html|Thunar 1.8.1]] //(New GTK+ 3 release!)// 
-  * Xfce Dictionary 0.8.1 +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-June/000616.html|Xfce Desktop 4.13.2]] //(New GTK+ 3 release!)// 
-  * Xfce Panel 4.13.3 //(New GTK+ 3 release!)// +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-June/000610.html|Xfce Dictionary 0.8.1]] 
-  * Xfce Screenshooter 1.9.3 //(New GTK+ 3 release!)// +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-May/000605.html|Xfce Panel 4.13.3]] //(New GTK+ 3 release!)// 
-  * Xfce Settings 4.13.4 //(New GTK+ 3 release!)// +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-August/000632.html|Xfce Screenshooter 1.9.3]] //(New GTK+ 3 release!)// 
-  * Xfce Task Manager 1.2.1 +  * [[https://bluesabre.org/2018/06/20/xfce-settings-4-12-4-and-4-13-4-released/|Xfce Settings 4.13.4]] //(New GTK+ 3 release!)// 
-  * Xfce Terminal 0.8.7.4+  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-June/000612.html|Xfce Task Manager 1.2.1]] 
 +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-May/000606.html|Xfce Terminal 0.8.7.4]] 
 +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-July/000629.html|Xfce Window Manager 4.12.5]]
  
 === Libraries === === Libraries ===
-  * Exo 0.12.2 +  * [[https://bluesabre.org/2018/06/20/exo-0-12-1-and-0-12-2-released/|Exo 0.12.2]] 
-  * libxfce4util 4.13.2 +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-June/000615.html|libxfce4util 4.13.2]] 
-  * Tumbler 0.2.3 +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-September/000635.html|Tumbler 0.2.3]] 
-  * Xfconf 4.13.5+  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-June/000619.html|Xfconf 4.13.5]]
  
 === Panel Plugins === === Panel Plugins ===
-  * Xfce Verve Plugin 2.0.0 +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-April/000601.html|Xfce Verve Plugin 2.0.0]] //(New GTK+ 3 release!)// 
-  * Xfce Whisker Menu Plugin 2.2.1+  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-July/000624.html|Xfce Whisker Menu Plugin 2.2.1]]
  
 === Thunar Plugins === === Thunar Plugins ===
-  * Thunar Archive Plugin 0.4.0 +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2017-December/000566.html|Thunar Archive Plugin 0.4.0]] 
-  * Thunar Media Tags Plugin 0.3.0 +  * [[https://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce-announce/2018-February/000577.html|Thunar Media Tags Plugin 0.3.0]]
- +
-==== Login & Locking ==== +
- +
- +
- +
-==== Hardware Support ==== +
- +
-=== Bluetooth === +
- +
- +
- +
-=== Numlock === +
- +
- +
- +
-===== Xubuntu core ===== +
  
 ===== Changelogs ===== ===== Changelogs =====
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 ==== Xubuntu/Other Packages ==== ==== Xubuntu/Other Packages ====
  
 +  * atril ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/atril/+changelog|changelog]])
   * blueman ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/blueman/+changelog|changelog]])   * blueman ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/blueman/+changelog|changelog]])
-  * gtk-theme-config ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/gtk-theme-config/+changelog|changelog]])+  * elementary-xfce ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/elementary-xfce/+changelog|changelog]]) 
 +  * engrampa ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/engrampa/+changelog|changelog]])
   * gtk2-engines-xfce ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/gtk2-engines-xfce/+changelog|changelog]])   * gtk2-engines-xfce ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/gtk2-engines-xfce/+changelog|changelog]])
   * lightdm-gtk-greeter ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/lightdm-gtk-greeter/+changelog|changelog]])   * lightdm-gtk-greeter ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/lightdm-gtk-greeter/+changelog|changelog]])
   * lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings/+changelog|changelog]])   * lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * mate-calc ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/mate-calc/+changelog|changelog]])
   * menulibre ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/menulibre/+changelog|changelog]])   * menulibre ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/menulibre/+changelog|changelog]])
   * mugshot ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/mugshot/+changelog|changelog]])   * mugshot ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/mugshot/+changelog|changelog]])
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   * sgt-launcher ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/sgt-launcher/+changelog|changelog]])   * sgt-launcher ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/sgt-launcher/+changelog|changelog]])
   * shimmer-themes ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/shimmer-themes/+changelog|changelog]])   * shimmer-themes ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/shimmer-themes/+changelog|changelog]])
-  * xfce4-volumed ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfce4-volumed/+changelog|changelog]]) 
   * xfpanel-switch  ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfpanel-switch/+changelog|changelog]])   * xfpanel-switch  ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfpanel-switch/+changelog|changelog]])
   * xubuntu-artwork ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xubuntu-artwork/+changelog|changelog]])   * xubuntu-artwork ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xubuntu-artwork/+changelog|changelog]])
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   * xubuntu-desktop ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xubuntu-meta/+changelog|changelog]])   * xubuntu-desktop ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xubuntu-meta/+changelog|changelog]])
   * xubuntu-docs ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xubuntu-docs/+changelog|changelog]])   * xubuntu-docs ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xubuntu-docs/+changelog|changelog]])
-  * xubuntu-icon-theme ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xubuntu-icon-theme/+changelog|changelog]]) 
   * xubuntu-meta ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xubuntu-meta/+changelog|changelog]])   * xubuntu-meta ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xubuntu-meta/+changelog|changelog]])
   * xubuntu-wallpapers ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xubuntu-artwork/+changelog|changelog]])   * xubuntu-wallpapers ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xubuntu-artwork/+changelog|changelog]])
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   * exo ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/exo/+changelog|changelog]])   * exo ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/exo/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * libxfce4ui ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/libxfce4ui/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * libxfce4util ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/libxfce4util/+changelog|changelog]])
   * thunar ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/thunar/+changelog|changelog]])   * thunar ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/thunar/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * thunar-volman ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/thunar-volman/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * tumbler ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/tumbler/+changelog|changelog]])
   * xfce4-appfinder ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfce4-appfinder/+changelog|changelog]])   * xfce4-appfinder ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfce4-appfinder/+changelog|changelog]])
   * xfce4-panel ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfce4-panel/+changelog|changelog]])   * xfce4-panel ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfce4-panel/+changelog|changelog]])
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   * orage ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/orage/+changelog|changelog]])   * orage ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/orage/+changelog|changelog]])
   * parole ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/parole/+changelog|changelog]])   * parole ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/parole/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * ristretto ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/ristretto/+changelog|changelog]])
   * xfburn ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfburn/+changelog|changelog]])   * xfburn ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfburn/+changelog|changelog]])
   * xfce4-notifyd ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfce4-notifyd/+changelog|changelog]])   * xfce4-notifyd ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfce4-notifyd/+changelog|changelog]])
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   * xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin/+changelog|changelog]])   * xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin/+changelog|changelog]])
   * xfce4-xkb-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfce4-xkb-plugin/+changelog|changelog]])   * xfce4-xkb-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/xfce4-xkb-plugin/+changelog|changelog]])
 +
 +==== Thunar Plugins ====
 +
 +  * thunar-archive-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/thunar-archive-plugin/+changelog|changelog]])
 +  * thunar-media-tags-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/cosmic/+source/thunar-media-tags-plugin/+changelog|changelog]])