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Xubuntu 17.04 Lands for Xfce Fans with More Apps and Plugins Ported to GTK+ 3

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As part of today's massive Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) release, the Xubuntu 17.04 official flavor landed for fans of the lightweight Xfce desktop environment with more optimizations and the latest GNU/Linux technologies.

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Also: Ubuntu MATE 17.04 Lands with MATE 1.18 Desktop, Brisk Menu & Updated Components

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Kubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu Budgie 17.04, Fate of Ubuntu GNOME, and Jane Silber's Departure

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  • Kubuntu 17.04 Debuts with KDE Plasma 5.9 and Folder View from Plasma 5.10, More

    Kubuntu 17.04 was also released today as part of the Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) operating system, and since it's an official flavor, we're gonna take a quick look at its new features.

    Kubuntu 17.04 debuts with the latest, new generation KDE Plasma 5.9 desktop environment customized with some of the goodies coming to the KDE Plasma 5.10 release next month, such as the Folder View instead of the Desktop widget that was used in all previous Kubuntu releases.

  • Ubuntu Budgie 17.04 Is Out as Official Ubuntu Flavor with Budgie 10.2.9 Desktop

    Ubuntu Budgie 17.04 launched today as an official flavor of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system as part of the Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) operating system release.

    Until today, Ubuntu Budgie was known and distributed as budgie-remix, so this is its first official release as an Ubuntu flavor endorsed by Canonical. Because of this, the Ubuntu Budgie team had a lot of work on their hands during the past six months to remove everything related to the old budgie-remix name, as well as to made other necessary changes.

  • Ubuntu GNOME Will No Longer Be A Separate Flavor

    Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 was released today alongside the other Ubuntu 17.04 flavors, but for those wondering what's happening to Ubuntu GNOME now that Ubuntu 18.04 will use GNOME with Unity being dropped, the Ubuntu GNOME flavor is winding down.

  • Ubuntu creator takes CEO role again after layoffs and death of Unity

    Ubuntu creator Mark Shuttleworth will once again be the CEO of Canonical as the company reduces its staff and narrows its focus to profitable projects.

    Canonical CEO Jane Silber announced her departure yesterday, seven years after then-CEO Shuttleworth asked her to take over the company's top spot. She previously served as Canonical's chief operating officer.

  • Open Source Hippie to Software Standard: Ubuntu CEO signs off on a decade at Canonical

    Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth is set to return as CEO, with Jane Silber moving on to pastures new.

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Ubuntu Kylin 17.04 Drops Unity Desktop in Favor of MATE-Based UKUI Interface

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Along with the release of the Ubuntu 17.04 and Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 operating systems, the Ubuntu Kylin 17.04 official flavor launched as well today, April 13, 2017.

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Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 Flavor, the Future of Ubuntu Linux, Launches with GNOME 3.24

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As part of today's Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) release, the Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 official flavor made its appearance online as well, so we can now have an in-depth look at its new features.

Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 is the first release of the flavor to ship with an up-to-date GNOME Stack, based on the recently released GNOME 3.24 desktop environment, which is a major update introducing numerous novelties, such as Night Light, a cool feature to protect your eyes by automatically reducing the blue light emitted by your computer's screen.

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Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) Officially Released, Available to Download Now

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Today, April 13, 2017, Canonical released the final version of the Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) operating system, which has been in development for the past six months, since last October's launch of Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak).

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System76's "Galago Pro" Looks to Be the First Laptop Preloaded with Ubuntu 17.04

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System76 announced today on their Twitter account that pre-orders are available for "Galago Pro," an all-new and powerful laptop preloaded with the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system.

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Also: System76 all-new 'Galago Pro' Ubuntu Linux laptop now available for pre-order

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