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 **These release notes are a work in progress and are not indicative of the final release.** **These release notes are a work in progress and are not indicative of the final release.**
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 ====== (DRAFT) Xubuntu 20.04 Release Notes ====== ====== (DRAFT) Xubuntu 20.04 Release Notes ======
 +
 +**Welcome to the Xubuntu 20.04 "Focal Fossa" release!**
 +
 +Xubuntu 20.04 was released on Thursday, April 23, 2020 and will be supported for three years until Saturday, April 29, 2023. For general information and the latest updates for Xubuntu 20.04, check out the [[https://xubuntu.org/release/20-04|release page]] on xubuntu.org.
 +
 +  * [[#known_issues|Known Issues]]
 +  * [[#ubuntu_common_release_notes|Ubuntu Common Release Notes]]
 +  * [[#screenshots|Screenshots]]
 +  * [[#major_updates|Major Updates]]
 +  * [[#removals|Removals]]
 +  * [[#updates|Updates]]
 +  * [[#changelogs|Changelogs]]
 +
 +===== Known Issues =====
  
 ==== Installer Issues ==== ==== Installer Issues ====
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   * System doesn't boot after installation - Legacy mode / 2 disks ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1847898|1847898]])   * System doesn't boot after installation - Legacy mode / 2 disks ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1847898|1847898]])
   * grub-installer chooses which drive to install to with no user input ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub-installer/+bug/964331|964331]])   * grub-installer chooses which drive to install to with no user input ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub-installer/+bug/964331|964331]])
 +
 +==== Graphical Issues ====
 +
 +  * AMD Graphics: Block staircase display with side-by-side monitors of different pixel widths ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu/+bug/1873895|1873895]], [[https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/daenzer/xf86-video-amdgpu/-/commit/0732f81a2c67354ddfa7a495bee6b0997c6ef244|Fixed upstream]], SRU expected for 20.04.1)
 +  * VNC (tightvncserver): Window decorations are not displayed ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfwm4/+bug/1860921|1860921]], Fixed upstream, SRU expected for 20.04.1)
  
 ==== General Issues ==== ==== General Issues ====
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   * GNOME Font Viewer: Crashes in the live environment ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-font-viewer/+bug/1845362|1845362]])   * GNOME Font Viewer: Crashes in the live environment ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-font-viewer/+bug/1845362|1845362]])
   * Xfce Pulseaudio Plugin: Multiple notifications displayed if multiple Pulseaudio plugins added to panel ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin/+bug/1769775|1769775]])   * Xfce Pulseaudio Plugin: Multiple notifications displayed if multiple Pulseaudio plugins added to panel ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin/+bug/1769775|1769775]])
-  * Xfce Settings Daemon: Sometimes does not run after logging in, appearance and configuration issues ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-settings/+bug/1870641|1870641]])+  * Xfce Settings Daemon: Sometimes does not run after logging in, resulting in appearance and configuration issues ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-settings/+bug/1870641|1870641]])
  
-==== Ubuntu Generic Release Note ====+===== Ubuntu Common Release Notes =====
  
-The main Ubuntu release [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FocalFossa/ReleaseNotes|note]] covers both many of the other packages we carry and more generic issues. +The main Ubuntu [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FocalFossa/ReleaseNotes|Release Notes]] covers both many of the other packages we carry and more issues common to every Ubuntu flavor 
 + 
 +===== Screenshots ===== 
 + 
 +  * [[https://bluesabre.org/2020/04/12/xubuntu-20-04-in-screenshots-the-installer/|Installation]] (bluesabre.org) 
 +  * [[https://bluesabre.org/2020/04/17/xubuntu-20-04-in-screenshots-desktop/|Desktop Applications]] (bluesabre.org)
  
 ===== Major Updates ===== ===== Major Updates =====
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 ==== Xubuntu Community Wallpaper Contest ==== ==== Xubuntu Community Wallpaper Contest ====
  
-Xubuntu hosted a new community wallpaper contest, where [[https://xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-20-04-community-wallpaper-contest-winners/|6 winners were selected]] from a total 237 submissions. The selection was based on a team vote.+Xubuntu hosted a community wallpaper contest from February 28 through March 132020. [[https://xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-20-04-community-wallpaper-contest-winners/|6 winners were selected]] from a total 237 submissions. The selection was based on a team vote. Thank you to everyone for your submissions!
  
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 ==== Desktop Integration ==== ==== Desktop Integration ====
  
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 |   //gedit installed as a Debian package, Snap, and Flatpak//   | |   //gedit installed as a Debian package, Snap, and Flatpak//   |
  
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-===== Other Updates =====+===== Removals =====
  
 ==== Python 2 ==== ==== Python 2 ====
  
-With Python 2 now officially End of Life as of January 1, 2020, Ubuntu and its various flavors are no longer shipping Python 2. Xubuntu includes only Python 3 as of 20.04.+With Python 2 now officially End of Life as of January 1, 2020, Ubuntu and its various flavors are no longer shipping Python 2. Xubuntu includes only Python 3.8 as of 20.04. 
 + 
 +==== Apt Offline ==== 
 + 
 +**apt-offline** is no longer included in Xubuntu 20.04. Until February, it [[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xubuntu-meta/+bug/1848755|depended on Python 2]] and was thus removed from the Xubuntu and Ubuntu Studio seeds. 
 + 
 +==== Pidgin Libnotify Plugin ==== 
 + 
 +**pidgin-libnotify** is no longer included in the Ubuntu repositories and has thus been removed from Xubuntu. 
 + 
 +===== Updates ===== 
 + 
 +//Significant package and version updates. For full package changelogs, see the Changelogs section below.// 
 + 
 +==== Application Stack ==== 
 + 
 +  * GTK / GNOME 3.36 
 +  * MATE 1.24 
 +  * Xfce 4.14 
 + 
 +==== Themes ==== 
 + 
 +  * Greybird 3.22.12 
 +  * Numi: 2.6.7 
 +  * elementary-xfce 0.15 
 + 
 +==== Applications ==== 
 + 
 +=== Xfce === 
 + 
 +  * Catfish 1.4.13 
 +  * Gigolo 0.5.1 
 +  * Parole Media Player 1.0.5 
 +  * Thunar File Manager 1.8.14 
 +  * Xfburn 0.6.2 
 +  * Xfce Desktop 4.14.2 
 +  * Xfce Dictionary 0.8.3 
 +  * Xfce Panel 4.14.3 
 +  * Xfce Panel Profiles 1.0.10 
 +  * Xfce Power Manager 1.6.6 
 +  * Xfce PulseAudio Plugin 0.4.3 
 +  * Xfce Screensaver 1.9.7 
 +  * Xfce Settings 4.14.3 
 +  * Xfce StatusNotifier Plugin 0.2.2 
 +  * Xfce Task Manager 1.2.3 
 +  * Xfce Terminal 0.8.9 
 +  * Xfce Weather Plugin 0.10.1 
 +  * Xfce Whisker Menu Plugin 2.4.3 
 +  * Xfce Window Manager 4.14.1 
 + 
 +=== MATE === 
 + 
 +  * Atril 1.24.0 
 +  * Engrampa 1.24.0 
 +  * MATE Calculator 1.24.0 
 + 
 +=== GNOME === 
 + 
 +  * GNOME Mines 3.36.0 
 +  * GNOME Software 3.36.0 
 +  * GNOME Sudoku 3.36.0 
 +  * Simple Scan 3.36.0 
 + 
 +=== Everything Else === 
 + 
 +  * Blueman 2.1.2 
 +  * Firefox 75.0 
 +  * GIMP 2.10.18 
 +  * LibreOffice 6.4.2 
 +  * PulseAudio Volume Control 4.0 
 +  * SGT Puzzles 20191231.79a5378-3 (and Launcher 0.2.5) 
 +  * Thunderbird 68.7.0
  
 ===== Changelogs ===== ===== Changelogs =====