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   * 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 Screensaver: Password required twice when switching users ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lightdm/+bug/1874178|1874178]])   * Xfce Screensaver: Password required twice when switching users ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lightdm/+bug/1874178|1874178]])
-  * 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 Common Release Notes ===== ===== Ubuntu Common Release Notes =====
  
-The main Ubuntu [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HirsuteHippo/ReleaseNotes|Release Notes]] covers both many of the other packages we carry and more issues common to every Ubuntu flavor. +The main Ubuntu [[https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/hirsute-hippo-release-notes/19221|Release Notes]] covers both many of the other packages we carry and more issues common to every Ubuntu flavor. 
  
 ===== Major Updates ===== ===== Major Updates =====
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     * **[[https://hexchat.github.io/|HexChat]]** is an highly-configurable open source IRC client and is recommended over Pidgin for IRC communication. In Xubuntu, it's preconfigured to connect to the #xubuntu channel on Freenode.     * **[[https://hexchat.github.io/|HexChat]]** is an highly-configurable open source IRC client and is recommended over Pidgin for IRC communication. In Xubuntu, it's preconfigured to connect to the #xubuntu channel on Freenode.
     * **[[https://www.nongnu.org/synaptic/|Synaptic]]** is an advanced package manager for apt. It joins GNOME Software on Xubuntu and can be safely used alongside it.     * **[[https://www.nongnu.org/synaptic/|Synaptic]]** is an advanced package manager for apt. It joins GNOME Software on Xubuntu and can be safely used alongside it.
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 +  * **[[https://ayatanaindicators.github.io/|Ayatana Indicators]]** are now used with LightDM GTK+ Greeter and the Xfce Indicator plugin. This change may affect your indicator usage, as not all existing Application Indicators have been ported.
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 +  * The full **Adwaita icon theme** is now included. Previously, we shipped a partial version of this icon theme as required by GTK 3. Using the partial version was a sub-par experience, so we've brought in the full version!
  
   * Xubuntu 21.04 now includes a **"Minimal" install option** on the main ISO. This installation option is similar to the [[https://unit193.net/xubuntu/|Xubuntu Core]] installation image, and strips Xubuntu down to a might lighter base. To see the packages that are removed with the minimal install, check out our [[https://github.com/Xubuntu/xubuntu-seed/blob/hirsute/desktop.minimal-remove|seed file]].   * Xubuntu 21.04 now includes a **"Minimal" install option** on the main ISO. This installation option is similar to the [[https://unit193.net/xubuntu/|Xubuntu Core]] installation image, and strips Xubuntu down to a might lighter base. To see the packages that are removed with the minimal install, check out our [[https://github.com/Xubuntu/xubuntu-seed/blob/hirsute/desktop.minimal-remove|seed file]].
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 ==== Desktop ==== ==== Desktop ====
  
-  * Hide File System and Removal Devices by default +  * The File System and removable device icons are no longer displayed on the desktop 
-  * Remove the applications menu from right-click+  * The applications menu has been removed from the desktop right-click menu
  
 ==== Menu ==== ==== Menu ====
  
-  * Removed Texinfo launcher +  * The Texinfo launcher has been removed from the menu 
-  * Moved Pavucontrol launcher to the Setting Manager "Sound" launcher+  * The PulseAudio Volume Control launcher has been removed from the menu and replaced with a "Sound" option in the Settings Manager
  
 ==== Panel ==== ==== Panel ====
  
-  * StatusNotifier plugin has been merged into Systray +  * The StatusNotifier and Systray plugins have been merged and replaced with the StatusTray plugin 
-  * Removed separator between the clock and Systray and added padding +  * The separator between the clock and tray icons was replaced with padding on both sides, removing the unclickable space between the plugins and giving the clock some breathing room 
-  * Enabled window focus support for the PulseAudio plugin+  * The PulseAudio plugin is now configured with window focus support, improving integration with third-party music players
  
 ==== Thunar ==== ==== Thunar ====
  
-  * Use the path bar widget by default +  * The path bar is now used by default, making it easier to navigate up paths 
-  * Enable opening folders in a new tab on middle click +  * Folders can now be opened in a new tab by middle-clicking them 
-  * Disabled changing window icon for special folders+  * Special folders (such as Home) will no longer change the window icon, adding consistency to the panel
  
 ===== Updates ===== ===== Updates =====