17.10 Ubuntu Budgie Released!

We are pleased to announce the release of the next version of our distro – and the second as an official flavor of the Ubuntufamily.

Based on 17.04 experiences, feedback and suggestions we have received from our users, the new release comes with a lot of new featuresfixes and optimizations:

  • More customisation options via budgie welcome
    • Complete desktop look and feel changes – more options
    • Lots more Budgie Applets available from brilliant independent developers
  • the best from the GNOME family as well as the fantastic Tilix terminal emulator with Quake mode enabled
  • Stylish new login screen
  • Latest upstream Budgie Desktop v10.4
  • Nightlight and Caffeine applets as standard

You can and should read more about what we have been upto via our release notes .

Download links  and installation guide are provided. As always – do check the md5sum hash value of the downloaded ISO – this really does help you get on with a flying start for your install.

Finally – a couple of fantastic short videos for you to enjoy.

Thank you all for your continued support – spread the news!

David, Ubuntu Budgie Project Leader.