Ubuntu 17.10 Will Have an Always Visible Dock, Wayland Session by Default

GNOME Project’s GUADEC (GNOME Users And Developers European Conference) developer conference is now over, and Canonical’s Didier Roche was there to collaborate with the GNOME team for the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 release.

It’s no news that Canonical decided to bury its excellent Unity user interface and switch back to a default GNOME desktop environment experience for upcoming Ubuntu releases, and Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) will be the first to offer fans of the popular Linux-based operating system these major changes.

And it finally looks like Canonical’s Ubuntu Desktop team now has a clear direction after the GUADEC conference, deciding to make some modifications to the vanilla GNOME desktop environment, such as enabling an always visible dock by default via the widely-used Dash to Dock GNOME Shell extension.

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