Lubuntu 18.10 is the latest release of Lubuntu. this release officially uses the Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment (LXQt) version 0.13.0 as the main desktop environment.
Lubuntu 18.10 has switched to using the Calamares system installer in place of the Ubiquity installer that other flavors use. Calamares is a universal installer framework that aims to be easy, usable, beautiful, pragmatic, inclusive, and distribution-agnostic.
As official Ubuntu 18.10 flavor, this release powered by Linux Kernel 4.18 series, ships Mozilla Firefox 62 as the default web browser, The LibreOffice 6.1.2 suite, with the Qt 5 frontend. VLC 3.0.4, for viewing media and listening to music, Featherpad 0.9.0, for notes and code editing. Discover Software Center 5.13.5, for an easy, graphical way to install and update software, The powerful and fast email client Trojitá 0.7