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Lubuntu 16.10 Beta 2 Comes with LXDE as LXQt Got Postponed Until Lubuntu 17.04

There are good news and bad news for the final release of Lubuntu 16.10, depending on how you see things. Let’s start with the good news, as this second Beta pre-release comes pre-installed with the latest Release Candidate of the soon-to-be-released Linux 4.8 kernel (estimated arrival is set for October 2, 2016). Of course, most of the core components and applications have been updated to their latest versions, some borrowed from the Ubuntu base, but the bad news, for some us, is that we will still have the LXDE desktop environment on the final Lubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) release.