• Ubuntu Budgie 22.04.4 LTS Released!

    Introduction and Overview We are pleased to announce the release of the next version of our distro, the fourth 22.04 LTS point release. The LTS version is supported for 3 years while the regular releases are supported for 9 months. Updates and Changes The new release rolls-up various fixes and optimizations by Ubuntu Budgie team,…

  • Ubuntu Budgie 23.10 Released!

    Ubuntu Budgie 23.10 Released!

    We are pleased to announce the release of the next version of our distro, the 23.10 release. This is a standard release supported for 9 months packed full of all sorts of new capabilities. If you want a well tested and longer term support then our 22.04 LTS version is supported for 3 years. The…

  • Ubuntu Budgie 23.10 Release Notes

    Release notes Introduction and overview Ubuntu Budgie 23.10 (Mantic Minotaur) is a normal release with 9 months of support, from Oct 2023 to July 2024. Ubuntu LTS releases are focused on long term support. If stability is more important than having the latest and greatest version of the kernel, desktop environment, and applications then Ubuntu…

  • Behind Ubuntu Budgie Infrastructure

    Behind Ubuntu Budgie Infrastructure

    Making and maintaining a distribution, be it an independent distro or a flavor of a bigger one, such as Ubuntu Budgie, requires a good infrastructure setup to make sure that everything is reliable and functioning like a well oiled machine. In case of a Ubuntu Budgie, we made sure to make a setup that is…

  • Ubuntu Budgie 22.04.03 Released!

    Ubuntu Budgie 22.04.03 Released!

    We are pleased to announce the release of the next version of our distro, the third 22.04 LTS point release. The LTS version is supported for 3 years while the regular releases are supported for 9 months. The new release rolls-up various fixes and optimizations by Ubuntu Budgie team, that have been released since the…

  • Ubuntu Budgie 23.04 Released!

    We are pleased to announce the release of the next version of our distro, the 23.04 release for both the desktop and Raspberry Pi4. This is a standard release supported for 9 months packed full of all sorts of new capabilities. If you want a well tested and longer term support then our 22.04.2 LTS…

  • Ubuntu Budgie 23.04 Release Notes

    Draft release notes Introduction and overview Ubuntu Budgie 23.04 (Lunar Lobster) is a normal release with 9 months of support, from April 2023 to January 2024. Ubuntu LTS releases are focused on long term support. If stability is more important than having the latest and greatest version of the kernel, desktop environment, and applications then…

  • Budgie Desktop 10.7.x

    Budgie Desktop For Ubuntu Budgie the latest budgie-desktop v10.7.1 is now available for 23.04 out of the box. We have also made this available via our backports-budgie PPA for our 22.04 LTS community: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntubudgie/backports-budgie && sudo apt full-upgrade This is the new version of the Budgie Desktop v10.7 from the BuddiesOfBudgie organisation which…

  • New hotcorners feature introduced in 23.04

    Introduction With the beta release of 23.04 around the corner, it seems a good moment for another introduction to one of the innovations for Lunar; a new implementation of the hotcorners feature. Hotcorners was completely rewritten and redesigned, to replace the current applet. There are significant differences, both from the user’s perspective and from a…

  • New edge tiling introduced in 23.04

    Replacing the built-in edge-tiling Introduction In the past few months, we’ve been exploring the options to create a more extended version of the built-in edge tiling, that we have been using for so many years. Ubuntu Budgie’s Window Shuffler already offered (a.o.) quarter & half tiling, activated by keyboard shortcuts, and controlling windows from the…