Zesty announcement

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 Ubuntu family.

Based on 17.04 experiences, feedback and suggestions we have received from our users, the new release comes with a lot of new features, fixes 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.

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