Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) Hits the Streets on October 19, with GNOME 3.26

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

It’s probably the last thing hardcore Ubuntu fans want to know, but it looks like the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 operating system was codenamed Artful Aardvark, and a preliminary release schedule is already online.

It would be awkward for Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth to announce the codename of Ubuntu 17.10 considering what happened lately with the layoffs, etcetera, so some of our readers spotted the release schedule of the upcoming Ubuntu Linux release on the official wiki.

According to the release schedule page, Ubuntu 17.10 will follow the same development cycle like before, which means that a total of two Alpha will be made available to public testers on June 29 and July 27 respectively, only for opt-in flavors, of followed by the first Beta, which lands on August 31.

It’s important to mention here that the Ubuntu GNOME flavor is no longer called Ubuntu GNOME, but simply Ubuntu. Also, read more)

From: Softpedia