LXQt 0.15.0

The latest release of the lightweight Qt desktop environment LXQt is available on Fedora 33. Version 0.15.0 brings a lot of new features, improvements and bug fixes.

New Features and improvements:

LibFM-Qt / PCManFM-Qt

  • Multi-screen wallpaper support

  • Mount passwords can be saved (temporarily or permanently) if gnome-keyring is present.

  • Better keyboard navigation.

  • Problems with remote folders are fixed.

LXQt Archiver

This is a new addition to LXQt: a fully functioning archive manager based on LibFM-Qt and used by PCManFM-Qt by default.

LXQt Panel

  • A new plugin is added for changing display backlight.

  • Now Desktop Switcher has an option to show only the active desktop.

  • Menu search is made smoother.

  • Panel positioning is corrected with multiple screens.

  • An option is added to Task Manager for moving windows to next/previous virtual desktop with mouse wheel.

LXQt Configuration

  • Drag and drop of screens is improved and made easier in Monitor Settings.

LXQt Power Management

  • An option is added for changing the display backlight when the computer is idle.

QTerminal / QTermWidget

  • QTerminal works fine on macOS.

  • The Settings dialog is made compact and scrollable.

  • A fixed custom size is allowed for QTerminal.

  • Switching to tabs by index is made possible.

  • An option for borderless state is added.

Detailed list of changes and bug fixes can be found here LXQt 0.15.0 Release Notes.