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Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" Released


Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" has been released and it will be supported for 9 months until January 2018.

If you need Long Term Support, it is recommended you use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS instead.

Main highlights of the release:

  • 32-bit PowerPC support has been dropped.
  • For new installs, a swap file will be used instead of a swap partition.
  • Based on Linux kernel 4.10.
  • Support for printers that allow printing without printer-specific drivers.
  • LibreOffice has been updated to 5.3.
  • Apps provided by GNOME have been updated to 3.24. Exceptions are the Nautilus file manager (3.20), Terminal (3.20), Evolution (3.22), and Software (3.22).
  • Unity 8 is available as an alternative session.
Full release notes and download links can be found here. Official Ubuntu flavors release notes and download links can be found here.

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