Hands-On with First Lubuntu 18.10 Build Featuring the LXQt Desktop by Default

That’s right, we’re not talking about Lubuntu Next, which was used by the Lubuntu development team as a testbed to thoroughly test the LXQt desktop environment on Lubuntu before they made the migration from LXDE. Lubuntu Next is no more, and the Lubuntu 18.10 development starts now with LXQt by default. We took the first Lubuntu 18.10 daily build with LXQt for a test drive, and we have to say that we’re impressed. It’s so good that it could be released to the masses tomorrow. Of course, this is because of Lubuntu Next and the rigorous testing the Lubuntu team did over the past several years.