This release is not suitable for use as an upgrade medium.


This is the Xenial Xerus Beta 1 Release.

Xubuntu milestone Releases are NOT recommended for:

  • Regular users who are not aware of pre-release issues
  • Anyone who needs a stable system
  • Anyone uncomfortable running a possibly frequently broken system
  • Anyone in a production environment with data or workflows that need to be reliable

Xubuntu milestone Releases are recommended for:

  • Regular users who want to help us test by finding, reporting, and/or fixing bugs

Important bug fixes and enhancements

Known issues

Installer Issues

General Issues

(1359689) cryptsetup password prompt not shown

(1549529) The keyboard is still installed as US-English even if another language is selected during the installation

(990744) Ubuntu installer says: The creation of swap space in partition failed

(1547302) "Check disc for defects" boot option displays no text some flavors

(966480) The prompt asking for media removal is not shown at the end of the installation -VirtualBox

(1530323) The input box for editing a Wired connection static IP address doesn't appear correctly

Xubuntu Specific Issues

(1548647) LibreOffice uses breeze style

(1549732) Duplicate Imagemagick entries on menu, none work

(1516237) Mugshot crashes when trying to capture image

(1508192) Mousepad search highlights hard to see

(1513277) Parole does not show video when playing DVD - (workaround - set video output to X WIndows System (No XV))

(1402036) Mugshot authentication failed

(1510889) Doesn’t resume from suspend on Virtual Machine after locking

(1513590) Unable to delete items in menulibre

(1515184) Crash when selecting a category in a new entry - Menulibre

(1533206) Blueman-applet crash on login

Major application changelogs

Other application changelogs

XenialXerus/Beta1/Xubuntu (last edited 2016-04-18 19:57:00 by flocculant)