As well as new features, Ubuntu 21.04 comes with several refinements to the Yaru GTK and GNOME Shell theme. In this post we share the most striking changes.
Ubuntu 21.04 beta is now available to download. This build gives developers and eager beavers the chance to try out the OS and its many changes.
Ubuntu 21.04's new desktop background is here. It boasts a handmade depiction of yer release mascot, namely a hirsute hippo. Come see what it looks like!
Ubuntu's current desktop icons implementation is a little lacking – so it's finally doing something about it in Ubuntu 21.04 'Hirsute Hippo'. Learn more.
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'.
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.
Ubuntu 21.04 is due for release on April 22, 2021. It will be the latest stable release of Ubuntu, succeeding Ubuntu 20.10 which was released last October. Discover when Ubuntu 21.04 will be released and […]
GNOME 40 and GTK4 won't be in Ubuntu 21.04. Ubuntu devs have opted to stick with GNOME 3.38 and GTK3 as default, citing several reasons for this decision.
The home folder on future Ubuntu installs with have much tighter permissions by default. We look at the reasons Ubuntu devs have chosen to do this now.
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.
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 […]
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 […]