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Version 1.3.0 Released

Version 1.3.0 Released

I am pleased to announce the release of version 1.3.0 of the Lumina desktop! This release has a large number of updates and improvements, particularly to desktop utilities under the Lumina "umbrella" project. There are also various performance improvements...

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Version 1.2.0 Released

Version 1.2.0 Released

Happy New Year! 2016 was a really big year for Lumina with the release of version 1.0.0, TrueOS adopting Lumina as it's only supported desktop environment, the newfound availability of Lumina in many Linux distributions, and so much more. By the same token, 2017 is...

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Version 1.1.0 Released

Version 1.1.0 Released

Today, we are excited to announce that Lumina version 1.1.0 is available for Download! 1.1.0 is a significant update, containing both new and fully reworked utilities, plus improvements to the underlying infrastructure of Lumina. A huge "Thank You" to all the Lumina...

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Version 1.0.0 Released

Version 1.0.0 Released

After roughly four years of development, I am pleased to announce the first official release of the Lumina desktop environment! This release is an incredible realization of the initial idea of Lumina - a simple and unobtrusive desktop environment meant for users to...

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Call For Artists: New Icon Theme

Call For Artists: New Icon Theme

Since the founding of the Lumina desktop project, one of the most common questions I get asked is: "I am not a programmer, but how can I help out?" Well today I would like to open up a new method of contributing for those of you that are graphically-inclined: the...

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Lumina Desktop 0.8.8 Released

Lumina Desktop 0.8.8 Released

I am pleased to announce the next maintenance release for the Lumina desktop environment is now available! This release primarily contains bug fixes, interface tweaks, and some small expansions of current functionality. The build infrastructure for the project has...

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Lumina Desktop 0.8.7 Released

Lumina Desktop 0.8.7 Released

It is my great pleasure to announce the release of version 0.8.7 of the Lumina Desktop Environment! This version includes a massive number of changes from the previous version. Here are some of the highlights: New desktop item interaction system! There is no longer...

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In the News – 10/8/15

The Lumina desktop was just given it's first semi-official review[1] by the guys over at MakeTechEasier. While I am a bit surprised at this (given that Lumina 0.8.6 is still technically an incomplete beta), they actually gave it a full go-through on Debian Linux and...

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New IRC Channel

Due to some issues with registration/updates of the old IRC channel, we have moved to the new #lumina-desktop channel on the FreeNode IRC server. Please update your default channel list accordingly and I'll talk to you on IRC! ~ Ken Moore ~

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Lumina Desktop 0.8.6 Released

Just in time for PC-BSD & FreeBSD 10.2 (coming soon), the Lumina desktop has been updated to version 0.8.6! This version contains a number of updates for non-English users (following up all the new translations which are now available), as well as a number of...

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Lumina Desktop 0.8.5 Released

The next version of the Lumina Desktop Environment is now available! This version includes a significant number of updates, particularly to the main desktop session/interface, so I highly recommend that you update to the new version as soon as possible. While the full...

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