Following on a discussion with the HackerNews community on the things that users want to see in the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system, Canonical’s Dustin Kirkland is now asking the Ubuntu community to vote for the default apps of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
Since then, Canonical listened to users and already implemented a bunch of their request in Ubuntu 17.10, including the replacement of the deprecated Unity interface with the GNOME desktop environment, Bluetooth improvements via new BlueZ version, as well as more HiDPI improvements for 4K screens and multi-monitor setups.
Additionally, it upgraded the default network connection manager to NetworkManager 1.8, switched to use the libinput library as a generic X.Org input driver and for handling input devices in Wayland compositors, implemented the brand new Subiquity server installer, and shortened the size of the minimal images with 18%.
And they’re also working hard on bringing better GPU/CUDA supp… (read more)
Source link: http://news.softpedia.com/news/canonical-wants-you-to-vote-for-the-default-apps-of-ubuntu-18-04-lts-517103.shtml