The Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment

Release lxqt-panel 0.15.0

The LXQt team is proud to announce the release of lxqt-panel 0.15.0. The release can be downloaded from Github.

Main changes:

  • A new plugin is added for changing display backlight.
  • The option “Show only active desktop” is added to Desktop Switcher.
  • A basic country flag support is added to Keyboard status indicator.
  • An option is added to Task Manager for moving window to next/previous virtual desktop with mouse wheel.
  • An option is added to Volume Control for toggling volume notifications with keyboard.
  • Better text eliding and painting of Task Manager buttons.
  • Smoother menu search.
  • Fixed icons of applications like Skype, Doscord,? in Status Notifier (new tray).
  • Fixed cut text in World Clock.
  • Icons are fetched in an appropriate size to avoid scaling and bluring in Task Manager.
  • Fixed panel positioning with multiple screens.
  • Made Quick Launch respect Panel’s lock state.
  • Override the menu icon size only if a custom font size is selected.
  • Fixed a crash in LXQtTaskButton under kwin_wayland.
  • Fixed high CPU usage in Desktop Switcher.
  • Fixes and enhancements to the old tray plugin.
  • Other code fixes and cleanups.

A full list of changes is in the CHANGELOG file.