Elementary OS Juno Beta 2 is Out and Available to Download - The second beta of Ubuntu-based (18.04 Bionic Beaver) distribution, Elementary OS 5 Juno is finally out with bunch of changes and improvements, including new look, better workflow in elementary Code app, and over 200 issues fixes.

Update : Elementary Juno is Released, Download Now

Beta releases are special release intended for 3rd party developers and highly technical users. Developers need a pre-release in order to test and take advantage of new platform features and to publish their apps.


For your information, Elementary OS releases are codenamed after Roman / Greek / Norse gods and goddesses. That’s why there are Jupiter, Luna, Freya, and Loki.

Download Elementary OS Juno Beta 2

Juno is an ancient Roman goddess, the protector and special counselor of the state. She is the wife of Jupiter and the mother of Mars, Vulcan, Bellona and Juventas.

Changes in Beta 2

The most notable changes in this release are :
  • New look for folder icons
  • Redesigned Date & Time indicator
  • HiDPI improvements
  • Git integration in Code app
  • App Centre tweaks
  • File manager optimisations
  • Theme & icons updates
  • Folder icons are now manila, not blue
  • Improved Photos editing dialog
  • New green fern wallpaper
  • LVFS dropped from the default install

Watch the video from The Linux Experiment below :

Download Elementary OS Juno Beta 2

Juno is still under active development. It has known-regressions and bugs. If you want to use for production environments, you should wait for final Juno.

And let me remind you,

If you are press or a reviewer, please do not “review” this pre-release. When you publicize buggy, unstable pre-release images it can damage Elementary brand and hurt adoption and sales of the final production-ready release.