Linux Lite is free for everyone to use and share, and is suitable for people who are new to Linux or for people who want a lightweight environment that is also fully functional. Linux Lite is also great for reviving that old laptop or desktop you gave up on a few years back.
Linux Lite is based on the Ubuntu LTS series. There are 4 Linux Lite releases per LTS release. The following software included: GParted, LibreOffice Writer, LibreOffice Calc, XFBurn CD/DVD Burner, VLC Media Player, Firefox Web Browser with Flash, OpenJDK Java, Steam, Mumble Voice Chat, Thunderbird Email, XChat IRC Client, Gimp Image Editor, Leafpad Text Editor, Xarchiver, Lite User Manager, Lite Software Center.
Lightweight, easy on resources, good distro to start learning Linux based processes.
Clean install with no bloat ware installed. when downloaded from official site. Very good, helpful, and friendly support.
Keep in mind this is not MS and a learning curve is required. Some MS based apps will not work and you may have to search for an alternative.
New 'lighter' theme.
New boot screen design.
Newest versions of: LibreOffice, VLC, Wine, Gimp and many more.
Support link directly from the Internet Menu.
Support for hot-swapping usb audio devices - audio system will now automatically revert back to the default device when hot swapping usb audio devices.