Lubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish (LXQt) screenshots

Lubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish is the first release of Lubuntu with LXQt. LXQt is a lightweight desktop build around the Qt framework. It can be considered as a blend of LXDE and Razor-Qt projects. Despite the lack of experience with LXQt, Lubuntu team has done an excellent working in making Lubuntu Cosmic Cuttlefish a great experience.

With the increased memory usage, it is no longer a lightweight distribution, instead a full featured desktop operating system.

Lubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish, LXQt Desktop - First impression
Distribution Name Lubuntu
Version 18.10
Code name Cosmic Cuttlefish
Release date 19th October 2018
Base Ubuntu
Desktop Environment LXQt
Home Page http://lubuntu.me/

Kubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish screenshot

Kubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish is a regular release of Kubuntu . In addition to the updates and improvements from the Ubuntu base, Kubuntu Cosmic brings Plasma 5.13.8, a stable and feature rich release of Plasma Desktop. It also provides the latest Plasma 5.14 in backports repositories.

Kubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Plasma Desktop - First impression
Distribution Name Kubuntu
Version 18.10
Code name Cosmic Cuttlefish
Release Date 19th October 2018
Desktop Environment Plasma Desktop


About Kubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish - KInfoCenter of System Settings shows basic system statistics

The sleek application menu in Kubuntu

Dolphin File Manager

Konsole Terminal Emulator

Firefox Web Browser

Multitasking Demo

VLC Media Player

Gwenview Image Viewer

LibreOffice impress

Resource usage on idle state. Kubuntu 18.10 uses just 397MB of memory on idle. It is comparable with other lightweight systems.

top utility showing resource usage

System Settings module has been redesigned in Plasma 5.13.

Choosing wallpaper using Desktop Settings module

Muon is an advanced package manager using Qt framework

Discover - The Plasma Software Manager listing favorite applications

Discover - Detailed description of applications

The Calendar Widget

Volume Widget

Battery & Brightness Widget

Network Widget

Quick actions menu

Redesigned lock screen

Shutdown confirmation

elementary OS 5 Juno screenshots

elementary OS 5 Juno is the fifth major release of Ubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution providing clean and compact desktop environment. This release includes thoroughly refined look and feel to improve the users experience. It also includes several other features to make the life easier for beginners and advanced users.

A preview of elementary OS 5 Juno
Distribution Name elementary OS
Version 5
Code name Juno
Release date 16th October 2018
Base Ubuntu
Desktop Environment Pantheon
Home page http://elementary.io/

Ubuntu Budgie 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish (2018.10.17) screenshots

Ubuntu Budgie 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish is a stable release of Ubuntu Budgie. It brings simple and user-friendly budgie desktop environment on top of Ubuntu. The Ubuntu Budgie 18.10 release includes numerous bug fixes from Budgie Desktop. These bug fixes result in a more stable and reliable desktop experience.

Ubuntu Budgie 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Preview

Officially, Ubuntu Budgie 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish is scheduled to release on 18th October 2018. In this screenshot tour, we are using the daily image of Ubuntu Budgie 18.10 downloaded on 17th October. It will closely resemble with the final release.
Distribution Name Ubuntu Budgie
Version 18.10 (daily build 17th October 2018)
Code name Cosmic Cuttlefish
Release Date 18th October 2018
Desktop Environment Budgie Desktop
Ubuntu Budgie 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Desktop - Initial impression

About Ubuntu Budgie. The about dialog identify the operating system as Ubuntu, instead of Ubuntu Budgie. This is a known issue for sometime.

Nautilus File Manager

Tilix Terminal Emulator

Based on the feedback from community, Ubuntu Budgie has replaced the Chromium browser with Firefox.

A GUI based multitasking demonstration in Ubuntu Budgie. Firefox, Nautilus & Tilix running simultaneously.

GNOME MPV is the default media player in Ubuntu Budgie 18.10

The Rhythmbox Music Player & System notification for playback

LibreOffice 6.1.2.1 is included in Ubuntu Budgie 18.10

gThumb Image Viewer

Ubuntu Budgie includes the popular 2048 game in default installation.

Budgie Settings App provides a way to configure various aspects of Budgie Desktop

Panel Settings

GNOME Control Center

Background Selection in GNOME Control Centre. Ubuntu Budgie 18.10 ships a set of elegant wallpapers

GNOME Weather App

GNOME Calendar App

GNOME Resource Monitor

The top utility shows resource usage on idle state

GNOME Software provides an easy way for installing applications in native format and in snap format. The snap support enables GNOME Software the ability install a wide range of proprietary applications like Skype, Powershell, google chrome ..etc.

Raven Widget contains some small applets and notifications.

The Caffeine applet helps to tune the color of screen

Quick note is a budgie applet for writing notes

Night Light allows to adjust screen brightness & tone to protect eyes

Places applet helps to easily access the file system.

The User Indicator applet provides various options for leaving the current session

Shutdown confirmation popup