LXLE Eclectica 16.04.2 released with window snap and other cool features

The LXLE team has announced release of LXLE Eclectica 16.04.2, an Ubuntu Mini/Lubuntu Core based GNU/Linux distribution offering simple, lightweight and resource efficient desktop experience. This release of LXLE is based on Ubuntu 16.04.2 and brings all updates and bug fixes from the base project.

LXLE 16.04.2 is not a clear cut release, instead it is an updated snapshot in 16.04 LTS series. It enables the existing users of LXLE 16.04.x series can update their system using regular system update tools or using the update command apt update & apt upgrade. 

Some of the cool and exciting features in LXLE 16.04.2 are listed in release announcement published in projects website.
  • Menu Layout - reconfigured for cleaner, less cluttered navigation.
  • Control Menu - completely reworked to act as a dynamic 'Control Panel'.
  • Consistency - theme tweaks throughout the system for a more uniform look.
  • Proposed - Fixed 'proposed' Ubuntu repository not being included by default. 
  • Zenburned - Zenburn theme used as inspiration for custom terminal color scheme. 
  • QT+gtk - forced gtk theme adaptation for stubborn qt based default applications.
  • Languages - Installer slideshow and custom menu entries have been fully translated. 
  • Htop - replaced lxtask due to memory usage and new enhanced terminal capabilities. 
  • Grub/Login - backgrounds set to default wallpaper for overall theme consistency.
  • Games - semi new selection to adhere to 'desktop' games philosophy & save space. 
  • Synaptic - reconfigured to showcase more features and facilitate ease of use. 
  • PenguinPills - easy to use 'front end' for numerous command line virus scanners.
  • Drivers - image headers now included by default to enable easier installation.
  • Updates - update notifier checks unattended-upgrades log for non automatic updates.
For more information, feature and screenshots, checkout original release announcement posted in LXLE website.

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