Articles Tagged hirsute hippo

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Ubuntu 21.04 to Use Dark GNOME Shell Theme By Default?

Ubuntu 21.04 may use a dark GNOME Shell theme by default. Yaru theme developers have proposed using a dark system theme by default in 'Hirsute Hippo'.

16 February 2021

Hot Topic: Ubuntu 21.04 Will Use Wayland By Default

Ubuntu 21.04 uses Wayland by default. In this post we look at why Ubuntu developers feel now is the right time to use the Wayland display server again.

28 January 2021
Ubuntu 21.04 Release Info

Updated: Ubuntu 21.04 Release Date & Planned Features

Ubuntu 21.04 is due for release on April 22, 2021. It will become the latest stable release of Ubuntu, succeeding Ubuntu 20.10 which was released last October. Discover when Ubuntu 21.04 will be released and […]

25 January 2021
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Ubuntu 21.04 Daily Builds Are Available to Download

Ubuntu 21.04 daily builds are available to download. New daily builds for Ubuntu 21.04 'Hirsute Hippo' will be made daily until the final, stable release.

4 November 2020
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And We’re Off: Ubuntu 21.04 Development Begins

Development of Ubuntu 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’ is now officially underway! Ubuntu developer Matthias Klose posted the traditional ribbon-cutting post over on the Ubuntu mailing list. There he explains that development starts with one major change […]

28 October 2020
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The Ubuntu 21.04 Codename Revealed — It’s Hairy ‘n Huge!

The codename of Ubuntu 21.04 has been revealed but brace yourself: it’s a humungous hodgepodge of a name! Heroic Hare? Haughty Hamster? Hypnotic Hyrax?! No, Ubuntu 21.04 is the Hirsute Hippo! This is the development […]

28 October 2020