Linux Lite 3.4 released with easily configurable zRAM, update notifier & more

Continuing the goal of providing secure, user friendly and lightweight operating system, Linux Lite team has released Linux Lite 3.4 Final. The main focus of this release are improved security & ease of configuration. It also includes updated packages from Lite and Ubuntu repositories.

Lite Welcome, the welcome app shown when booting to Linux Lite desktop has got a fresh look. After installation, It will remind you to update your system, set restore point and install proprietary drivers. Lite Tweaks, another home made application of Lite Linux, includes four new features. In Hibernate & Suspend section, you can configure whether to show this option in login screen. Login & Logout feature will facilitate system administrators to disable options in logout confirmation window. Other features in Lite Tweaks are manage saved sessions and zRAM configuration.
Courtesy : Linux Lite Forums
Other highlights of this release includes:
  • Lite Update Notifier - It is a new application developed by Linux Lite team to show desktop notification when updates are available. You can configure it to set frequency of update checks and to enable background update process without user intervention.
  • Linux Lite 3.4 is based on Ubuntu 16.04.2 and hence includes all updated packages from Ubuntu, except Linux Kernel 4.8 hardware enablement stack as it may cause problems for people using old computers.
  • Window snapping feature is enabled by default. You can drag your window to screen edges, to make it maximized or to make it occupy exactly half area of the workspace.
Linux Lite 3.4 Final is now available for download. Linux Lite continues its focus on Security by providing our latest application, Lite Updates Notify. This application is a desktop notification that informs the user of all available updates. You can set Update reminders anywhere from once every hour to once every 3 weeks. Continuing our focus on Security, Lite Welcome has a fresh new look, reminding you after a fresh install of Linux Lite to - Install Updates, Install Drivers and Set a Restore Point. This release also brings 4 new features to Lite Tweaks, Hibernate & Suspend, Login & Logout Options, Manage Save Sessions and zRam. With Hibernate & Suspend, you can select whether or not to show these options on the Logout screen.
For more information, screenshots and illustrations, see original release announcement published in Linux Lite forum.

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