Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Review: Ubuntu 21.10

Filed under
Reviews
Ubuntu

Ubuntu 21.10 (code name Impish Indri) and its many variant flavors were released on October 14. This release is a non-Long Term Support release, meaning it will be supported for nine months. Like all new releases of Ubuntu, Ubuntu 21.10 comes with numerous updates and enhancements. The most notable of these changes are the customized GNOME 40 desktop and Firefox being a Snap instead of a Deb package. Both of these changes are explored in depth in this review.

Installing Ubuntu 21.10

I began by downloading the 2.9GB ISO and copying it to a flash drive. Booting the computer from the flash drive resulted in an extremely familiar experience. Unfortunately, the new installer currently being worked on did not make it into this release, so Ubuntu 21.10 still provides the same installation experience as all the recent releases of Ubuntu.

Read more

More in Tux Machines

Who's new

  • trendoceangd
  • Onzarwadabun
  • kmcmillan
  • Marius Nestor
  • johnwalsh