The First Alpha of Ubuntu 17.10 Is Available for Opt-in Flavors

The first alpha of Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark was released earlier today. It features images for Lubuntu, Kubuntu, and Ubuntu Kylin.

The pre-release uses the kernel and graphics stacks of Ubuntu 17.04, which include Linux Kernel 4.10, X.Org Server 1.19.3 display server, and Mesa 17.1.2 3D Graphics Library. The systemd init system, however, was upgraded to the latest systemd 233.

Download Ubuntu 17.10 Alpha 1:

NOTE the pre-release images are not recommended for anyone who need a stable system. However, they are recommended for developers or users who want to test by finding, reporting, and/or fixing bugs, or people want to see how the current snapshot of Ubuntu 17.10 will look and behave.

LUbuntu 17.10:

KUbuntu 17.10:

Ubuntu Kylin 17.10:

Future releases of Ubuntu 17.10:

July 27th Alpha 2 (for opt-in flavors)
August 31st Beta 1 (for opt-in flavors)
September 28th Final Beta
October 19th Final Release