LXQt 0.12.0 Desktop Environment Released with Better Support for HiDPI Displays

  • Post Updated: April 3, 2024

The developers of the Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment (LXQt) were proud to announce today the release and immediate availability for download of the LXQt 0.12.0 desktop environment.

While the LXQt team continues to work hard on the first mature update of LXQt, version 1.0.0, fans of the lightweight GNU/Linux desktop environment based on the Qt technologies can now install a newer update that comes more than a year after the previous release, LXQt 0.11.0.

Shipping with better support for HiDPI displays, LXQt 0.12.0 introduces a new Open/Save File dialog, support for icon themes that use the FollowsColorScheme KDE extension to the XDG icon themes standard, and shutdown/reboot improvements as LXQt now shutdowns all components first before letting systemd do its job.

The lxqt-common component has been dropped

Another interesting change of the LXQt 0.12.0 release is that the lxqt-common component has been dropped, and all files were moved to the re… (read more)

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