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LXQt 1.0.0 Desktop Environment Released After 8 Years of Development, This Is What’s New

After more than eight years of development and six months after LXQt 0.17.0, LXQt 1.0.0 is here as the first mature version of the Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment, the successor of the lightweight LXDE desktop environment, but written in Qt rather than GTK.

As you can imagine, LXQt 1.0.0 is packed with numerous new features, such as a Do-Not-Disturb mode in LXQt Desktop Notifications, a new LXQt Panel plugin called “Custom Command” that lets you run a custom command, as well as the ability to save and load Qt palettes in LXQt Appearance Configuration.