November 14, 2021

Ubuntu 21.10 Released – gHacks Tech News

The next version of Ubuntu, 21.10 “Impish Indri” has been released, with nine months of support since it is not an LTS release.

This version of Ubuntu comes with some new features, and some great performance, at least on my system.

  • Ryzen 5 3500x
  • 16GB DDR4 3000Mhz
  • NVIDIA GTX 1660 Super
  • 3 Monitors @ 1080p (2x60hz and 1x 144hz)
  • Ubuntu installed on a SATA SSD.

New Features and Updated Applications

Ubuntu 21.20 brings new multitouch gestures, available when using Wayland, by default. As well, 21.10 now has a persistent trahs can icon in its dock, rather than a desktop icon, which makes for a nicer workflow option. Also, speaking of Wayland, NVIDIA users can now use Wayland when using the proprietary drivers.

The latest version of Pipewire is included with this Ubuntu install, making a variety of tools and applications such as screensharing applications function better with Wayland. Wayland is…

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