The Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment

Release LXQt 0.14.0

The LXQt team is proud to announce the release of LXQt 0.14.0, the Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment.

The LXQt team is working hard towards LXQt 1.0.0. Want to help us? Found any bugs? Please file bug reports and pull requests on our GitHub tracker!

The release can be downloaded at or Github


  • Split view is added to pcmanfm-qt. pcmanfm-qt handles desktop and also mounts more efficiently by benefiting from the improvements in libfm-qt.
  • Now, Desktop can have icons like Computer, Network, User-Dir and Trash, the Trash icon being interactive.
  • Render image EXIF data and new upload target (ImgBB) for lximage-qt
  • Custom terminal margins and history-based tab switching are added to qterminal.
  • All packages received massive translation updates.

Notes For Packagers

  • Please follow the build order.
  • We now depend on cmake_minimum_required 3.1.0 and lxqt-build-tools 0.6.0
  • We now depend on C++ ISO Standard 14, removed support for < 14
  • We moved all translations back to the repositories where they belong to - lxqt-l10n is deprecated and abandoned.

Read the full release notes here