Ubuntu 18.10 Released : Overview & Top New Features

Ubuntu 18.10

Ubuntu’s October release Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish is out of beta now and released officially.

After six month of development and various new development and bug fixes Ubuntu 18.10 is finally released.

Ubuntu releases their OS every six month (In 4th And 10th Month of Year). And After every every two years Ubuntu releases their Long-Term-Support (LTE) version.

You can download The Ubuntu 18.10 From Here. Here we are explain top new features that will be come with the Ubuntu 18.10.

New Ubuntu Theme

Ubuntu finally has a new look with theme called “Yaru” (and was known as the ‘Community Theme’) , earlier the Community theme was not part of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS as the development process was not complete.

New Icon Set

To compliment the Yaru theme Canonical has also introduced a new icon set, called ‘Suru‘.

GNOME 3.30

Ubuntu 18.10 comes with lates version of Gnome 3.30. This includes new versions of core apps like Calendar, To Do and the venerable GNOME Terminal emulator.

Updated Software

OS comes with latest softwares built in which includes

  • Mozilla Firefox 63

  • Thunderbird 60

  • LibreOffice 6.1

  • Remmina 1.2.3

  • Shotwell 0.30

  • Rhythmbox 3.2.4

Better battery life for laptops

The new Ubuntu supposed to give better battery life as it comes with latest Linux Kernel.

Linux Kernel 4.18

Ubuntu 18.10 has Linux Kernel 4.18. This Kernel version has some improvements for AMD and Nvidia GPU, USB Type-C and Thunderbolt.

Improvements In Snap

Ubuntu 18.10 comes with notable changes in snap apps in Ubuntu software.

Snap applications will take less time to start. With XDG portal, you should be able to install Snap in a few clicks from the Snapcraft Store website.

Download Ubuntu 18.10

You can download Ubuntu 18.10 via the official Ubuntu website.

System Requirement for installing Ubuntu 18.10 is minimal and listed as below.

  • 2GHz dual-core processor

  • 2GB RAM

  • 25GB of free hard drive space

  • USB port (or DVD drive) for installation

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