Before the next Elementary OS 6 based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, the current v5.1 Hera receives several new updates with version v5.1.3. Completing the update in March and early April, Cassidy James Blaede, co-founder and CXO of Elementary OS, unveiled a new tool.
Elementary OS 5.1.3: What's new?
The latest version includes most software changes, such as its editor code, system settings, desktop and files. So let's discuss the improvements and bug fixes for each component.
The large file name always adds difficulty when reading from the sidebar of the processor program code. Therefore, the new update brings an explanation tools which will help you read the Git status simply by holding the mouse over the file in the sidebar of the project.
In addition, you can also find / replace in the code editor with the case-sensitive option to differentiate the word "input" and "Input".
Many times you may have found the same option adjustment at various points due to duplication. This sometimes brings a lot of confusion and unnecessary choices.
Therefore, the Universal Access setting now eliminates some settings that exist in many locations. For example, you can find by clicking only on settings of the mouse and his keyboard and transparency and text size in desktop settings.
Also, in network settings, the wireless page is redesigned, making it easier and easier to manage and configure Wi-Fi networks.
The following is a list of other new features and bug fixes for the basic operating system 5.1.3:
- Corrects errors in the files
- Corrects panel involvement with some display settings
- Dataless notifications for an artist are replaced by "Unknown title" or "Unknown artist"
- Improving performance and reducing table memory usage
- New “Workplace” icon
- Keyboard shortcuts in the Gala window manager
- Repair of operating system shutdown time
- Remove the old Cerbere desktop
- New command line selection -t to open a new tab
Finally, if you're already using elementary OS 5.1 Hera, just click Update All to sync with the latest updates. For a new installation, you will have to wait until the elementary OS 5.1.3 ISO is available in the official website.