Linpus Linux Lite Changelog

New in version 2.1

March 7th, 2014
  • Enhances power saving further – Originally Linpus boasted the best battery life for a Linux distro and they have worked to improve by another 15%.
  • Brings boot time down again by around 4 seconds making it one of the quickest Linux distros available.
  • Installation - Unifies OOBE and installer and makes installation speed quicker – Around 6 minutes by USB.
  • App center – Adds system update support and many more applications.
  • Icon mode – Now has native apps as well as HTML5.
  • Now can access all open windows from bottom left corner and workspaces in top left.
  • Dual boot with Windows 8 UEFI and secure boot on.
  • Easier to use new login window.

New in version 1.9.3 (June 8th, 2013)

  • New user experience of App Center.
  • Increase free Apps to 1456.
  • Integrate Dropbox in Nautilus file browser.
  • Adjust title bar of Chromium web browser for fit with touch behavior.
  • Pre-installed font viewer utility.
  • Add Exchange Web Service support in Thunderbird 17.
  • Pre-installed office & input method of Live CD/USB & windows installer.

New in version 1.9 (February 8th, 2013)

  • Touch pad finger support – 2 and 3 finger gestures to: move between pages, minimize, access right click menu; swap between touch mode and mouse mode, and drag objects.
  • Smart Receive - Updates your email, apps, and social networks even when your computer is asleep.
  • Today panel with useful HTML5 based widgets, including: Clock, News, Weather, Calendar and Photo Slide show
  • Extremely fast boot – Less than 15 seconds.
  • Smart icon support and notifications- Real time weather; patches and upgrades; new app versions, email, messages, detachable media, and mart connect
  • Quick launch panel for fast network and screen configuration.

New in version 1.7 (March 16th, 2012)

  • Open windows now appear as thumbnails on the dock and can be previewed and launched from there.
  • Smart icons displaying number of incoming and unread messages from your email and social networks.
  • Two additional panels: Today panel to display your schedule for that day, RSS and the weather forecast and a Files panel to make searching and copying to the dock easier.
  • Linpus YouTube, LiveDesktop and Ereader applications - Linpus Ereader has both cloud and local reading capabilities.
  • LiveDesktop – Aggregates your key social networks through one interface which has two modes: widget mode and full screen mode. It also includes a feature to broadcast a message to all your social networks, and improved security.
  • LiveDesktop security - It will be possible to set up a password specifically to access it, meaning you won't have to log out of all your social networks in order to protect their information.