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posted by mrpg on Saturday October 21, @04:41PM   Printer-friendly
from the alliterative-animals dept.

Effective immediately, the new release of Ubuntu, 17.10, aka 'Artful Aardvark' has been released!

This release will be supported for 9 months (until 2018) for Long Term Support, stick with release 16.04, instead.

Official flavors (e.g. Kubuntu) are also released.

See the above release notes for a full list of changes and where you can get a copy.

[Full disclosure: the majority of SoylentNews' servers run Ubuntu 16.04 LTS though we have taken steps towards moving to Gentoo.]


The customized version of GNOME that Ubuntu 17.10 uses is very much in the mould of the (now defunct) Unity desktop, so it won't be to everyone's tastes.


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  • (Score: 2, Funny) by DECbot on Sunday October 22, @03:51AM (2 children)

    by DECbot (832) on Sunday October 22, @03:51AM (#585861) Journal

    Barfing Butterfly
    Crapping Camel
    Domineering Donkey
    Eloping Earwig
    Ducking Ferret

    cats~$ sudo chown -R us /home/base
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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday October 23, @06:05PM (1 child)

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday October 23, @06:05PM (#586461)

    ucking rog?

    • (Score: 1) by DECbot on Tuesday October 24, @01:58AM

      by DECbot (832) on Tuesday October 24, @01:58AM (#586683) Journal

      The lawyers say we have to keep Kermit out of it. Don't want to give them the idea that there's royalties to be collected if they send in the goon squad.

      cats~$ sudo chown -R us /home/base