How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10 from Ubuntu 17.04 Desktop

Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark will be released soon today. Here’s how you can upgrade from the Ubuntu 17.04 desktop. Ubuntu 17.10 replaces Unity with Gnome Shell as its default desktop environment. It’s powered by 4.13 Kernel and runs Gnome on Wayland by default. Xorg is also available for choice. A fresh install of Ubuntu 17.10… Continue reading How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10 from Ubuntu 17.04 Desktop

How to Change Login Screen Background in Ubuntu 17.10

Boring with the default purple login screen background in Ubuntu 17.10? Well, here’s how to make a change by hacking the css file. Ubuntu 17.10 switches to Gnome 3 Desktop and GDM display manager. Although there are options to change desktop wallpaper and lock screen background (it’s actually screen saver with date & time displayed),… Continue reading How to Change Login Screen Background in Ubuntu 17.10

Enable ‘Tap to click’ in Ubuntu 21.10 GDM Login Screen

For notebook or PC with a touchpad, you’ll find that tap clicking function does not work in the GNOME login screen out-of-the-box, either in Ubuntu or other Linux. You may hit Enter on keyboard to login after typing password. It will however more convenient if tap to click works when trying to select another user,… Continue reading Enable ‘Tap to click’ in Ubuntu 21.10 GDM Login Screen

Ubuntu 17.10 Beta 1 Released for Opt-in Flavors

The first Beta of Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark was announced last night. The beta features images for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu. It was announced in the Ubuntu-release mailing list: “The first beta of the Artful Aardvark (to become 17.10) has now been released! This milestone features images… Continue reading Ubuntu 17.10 Beta 1 Released for Opt-in Flavors

Second Alpha of Ubuntu 17.10 Available for Opt-in Flavors

The second alpha release of Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark now is available for download. Ubuntu 17.10 Alpha 2 features images for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu Kylin, and Ubuntu MATE. Ubuntu 17.10 is still based on Kernel 4.11, which is used in Ubuntu 17.04, however there are a lot of internal updates, such as Python… Continue reading Second Alpha of Ubuntu 17.10 Available for Opt-in Flavors

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