On 1/30/18, Scott Kostyshak <skost...@lyx.org> wrote:
> Public release of LyX version 2.3.0rc2
> ========================================

Ubuntu packages are now available on the PPA:


> We are proud to announce the second public release candidate of the new LyX
> 2.3
> series. This pre-release is meant for testing and should not be used for
> serious work. For curious users who would like to test in order to help
> catch
> bugs before the 2.3.0 release, please back up all of your documents and be
> prepared for the worst to happen. Most users (who desire a stable LyX
> version)
> should not use this pre-release.
> The 2.3 series has a rich set of new features compared to the current
> stable
> series. An overview of the new features can be found here:
>   https://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/NewInLyX23
> You can download LyX 2.3.0rc2 from ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/devel/.
> We appreciate your help in testing this pre-release!
> If a file from an earlier version of LyX is opened *and saved* with
> any version of 2.3.x, then the original file will automatically be
> backed up. The backup file will be found in the backup directory, if one
> is set under Tools> Preferences> Paths, or else in the same folder as
> the original file, if no backup directory is set. The filename of the
> backup file will be:
>     ORIGNAME-lyxformat-NUM.lyx~
> where NUM is the LyX format number of the original file. In the case of
> 2.2.x file, this will be 508, but in the case of older files it will be
> different.
> The file lib/RELEASE-NOTES lists some known issues and problems compared
> to the current stable releases (LyX 2.2.x). We strongly recommend that
> packagers of LyX on various platforms and distributions read this file.
> As with any major release, this one comes with a lot of new features but
> also some bugs. If you think you have found a bug in LyX 2.3.0rc2, either
> email the LyX developers' mailing list (lyx-devel at lists.lyx.org),
> or open a bug report at https://www.lyx.org/trac/wiki/BugTrackerHome.
> Please specify if the behavior you are reporting is different from behavior
> in a previous LyX version.
> If you have trouble using LyX or have a question, consult the
> documentation that comes with LyX (under Help) and the LyX wiki, which you
> will find at https://wiki.lyx.org/. You can also send email to the LyX
> users'
> list (lyx-users at lists.lyx.org).
> The LyX team.
> https://www.lyx.org

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