When I decided to write a list of Linux distributions 2017 will see grow and improve, I didn’t realise what a task I’d set! For while our name has Ubuntu in it, Ubuntu is not the only Linux distro we like to keep an eye on. Over the past few weeks we’ve been asking you to tell us which Linux distributions you […]
This post, The 6 Linux Distros We’re Most Excited For in 2017, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Do you like, use or see the need for Swap partitions on your Ubuntu system? If not, Ubuntu 17.04 ships one change that’ll be of interest. Canonical’s Dimitri John Ledkov announced today that Ubuntu 17.04 will use Swap files by default on non-LVM installs (which if you just click through the installer, is the default setting). He explains that, quite simply, the […]
This post, Ubuntu 17.04 Swaps Swap Partitions for Swap Files, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
You know I love a good tease, and the Ubuntu Budgie team have done just that. Ubuntu Budgie tweets that it is testing an “ultra minimal version” of the spin which ‘uses 220MB or less of RAM’. Intriguing. The minimal spin is being pitched at users “who love customising their distro” and is unlikely to ship with much of […]
This post, Devs Plan ‘Ultra Minimal’ Version of #Ubuntu Budgie, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
The official release date of Ubuntu 17.04 is April 13, 2017. Codenamed ‘Zesty Zapus’, Ubuntu 17.04 is the next short-term support release of the open-source operating system. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, release in April, and Ubuntu 16.10, released in October, are both current releases. Key dates during the Ubuntu 17.04 milestone are as follows, as listed in the official […]
This post, This Is The Release Date for Ubuntu 17.04 ‘Zesty Zapus’, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Over the next few release cycles Ubuntu developers plan to refine, hone and add to the Unity 8 desktop. So, what’s planned for Unity 8 in Ubuntu 17.04?
This post, What’s In Store for Unity 8 in Ubuntu 17.04 (And Beyond), was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Zipping to life, live daily images of Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus are now available to download. The images arrive almost two weeks after the Ubuntu 16.10 release, more than enough time for you to get bored with stability, and yearn for package churn! During the course of Zesty’s development new images will be spun up and published daily […]
This post, Ubuntu 17.04 Daily Builds Are Now Available to Download, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Less than a day after we asked you to put your collective minds to the task, Mark Shuttleworth has gone ahead and announced the official codename of Ubuntu 17.04.
This post, The Ubuntu 17.04 Codename Has Been Announced, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.