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Ubuntu 17.10 has been released to see what's new

via:博客园     time:2017/10/21 13:01:11     readed:1189

The new Ubuntu version has been released: You can now download Ubuntu 17.10, which is Ubuntu's most popular Ubuntu Linux operating system stable version. As expected, Ubuntu 17.10 has made great changes before using the next long-term support version (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, released in April 2018), taking advantage of many new technologies.



Ubuntu is the world's most popular Linux desktop operating system, and through its latest short-term support version, it is clear that Canonical wants to firmly grasp the theme.

Ubuntu 17.10 & ldquo; Artful Aardvark & ​​rdquo; is a new beginning in the Ubuntu release.

Over the years Ubuntu's release only a small adjustment, Artful Aardvark "bring great changes, followed, ready to meet the new era.

Ubuntu release code can be seen, re-starting with the English letter AA, Artful is the first version of Ubuntu, by default, the installation of the GNOME Shell desktop.

Introduction: Ubuntu 17.10 is a great upgrade for this Linux-based operating system. It uses the new desktop shell, the new display technology, and changes the main user interface and user experience.

A short version, Ubuntu 17.10 will receive bug fixes, security patches and select application updates for 9 months.

Ubuntu 17.10 use the new desktop to start


This is the first version of Ubuntu to use the GNOME Shell as the default desktop.

"HUD, global menu and other Unity features no longer contain & rdquo;

By removing Unity, most of Ubuntu's native usability work is also behind.

Innovations such as HUD, Global Menu, Sound menu, notify-osd, and many other favorite Unity desktop features are no longer included. Some of them have similar alternatives (eg, sound controllers, notification systems), while others do not have (for example, HUD).

It is now a custom version of the GNOME Shell, which is close to the Unity desktop layout (but not a similar alternative).

Ubuntu 17.10 Desktop uses two panel layouts: a full-height vertical base is located on the left side of the screen while the top panel is stripped.


If you have been using Gnome-shell before this layout must be very familiar. Top panel, side Dock, top center calendar / message tray, top right application indication, and for managing network, volume, Bluetooth and user sessions.

Ubuntu Dock


The new Ubuntu Dock is both a task manager and an application launcher. Displays the icons for opening and running the software window (represented by the dot) and your favorite application's "fixed & rdquo; launcher."

Dock is also global; displays icons / applications from all workspaces, regardless of which one you actually view.

Ubuntu Dock and top translucent, have added some good visual effects. When a window touches any of the elements, the "Dynamic Transparency" function is activated to darken the base and top colors, making the panel label more clear in the foreground.

Activities and work areas


The main "desktop" area is still a usable space where you can place icons, folders and files (GNOME Shell's regular version disables this feature, causing some people to worry about Ubuntu as well).

Without a real global application menu, most applications place a small menu about the application name in a small menu at the top. These application menus can contain at least one single & quot; exit & quot; button, which can select up to the most options.

You can manage the running application via Ubuntu Dock, or you can use the & ldquo; event & rdquo; screen.

Simply press the Super / Windows key (or click the & ldquo; activity & rdquo; tab at the top of the Ubuntu Dock) to trigger the window. The open window will be highlighted. Hover over the window to view the window title and display the quick close button, or click the thumbnail to go to the application.

The active screen will show all the running applications of the window, even the smallest.


The workspace is a common feature in most modern desktop operating systems (including Windows 10).

Click on the top left corner of the "activities & rdquo; tag into the window management view. On the right, you will see a dash with two desktops. You can easily move the window between the workspaces by clicking the window and moving it to the workspace you want to place.



Click on the Ubuntu Dock at the bottom of the icon, on the screen to view & ldquo; app & rdquo ;. You can see more of the installed software at a glance, rather than the screenshots provided in Unity Dash.

The app is arranged in alphabetical order and can scroll through the page.

You can start the application by clicking it, use the keyboard arrow keys to select it, then press Enter, or touch (if you are using a touch screen).



Ubuntu 17.10 still uses the Ambiance GTK theme and the Ubuntu Mono Dark icon set (from the human icon theme).


Ubuntu 17.10 also provides a custom GNOME Shell theme, use the Ambiance palette to adjust the top bar, pop-up menu, session dialog box.



When using some applications, you may notice that some buttons are green. This is not a bug, but a (rather weird) theme of the "r & quot; action.

Lock screen


GNOME Display Manager 3 (GDM3) takes over from the LightDM and Unity Greeter login and lock screen tasks.

Lock screen special needs some custom, because it requires you to press a key to display the input prompt.

However, you can display cautious notifications from the applications you choose, which is a good choice.

Wayland is the default display server

Another major change in Ubuntu 17.10 uses Wayland as its default display server for new installations and upgrades.

You will not notice any significant difference from the use of Wayland, from the traditional Xorg display server to Wayland is a huge change, but in the use of Wayland, you will not notice any major differences.

Technology is maturing, Wayland is on some hardware; when trying to run an older application or playing a high-resolution game; or when you attach some type of input device or monitor, an error occurs.

In this case, please do not panic: Ubuntu 17.10 also includes X.org session by default.

To use Xorg instead of Wayland, you must log in, click on the cog menu on the login screen, and then select the "Ubuntu on Xorg" session. Then log in normally.

New settings apply


The old Ubuntu system sets the application functionality, which is somewhat inconsistent with the GNOME Control Center branch. Ubuntu 17.10 contains a new version of the latter.

A new sidebar for the center of the design, appeared in this version. The various settings panels included in the application are also reset to follow similar layouts and patterns.

New and updated applications

In addition to the following new version of the application, not introduced here one by one.

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Create a USB boot disk, then boot it and install it on your computer.

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