Canonical has not too long ago introduced the ultimate beta of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, also referred to as Focal Fossa, together with the standard spins based mostly on it, together with Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Budgie, and UbuntuKylin.

The firm says the secure model of the following Ubuntu launch is anticipated on April 23, so you’ll be able to strive it out upfront utilizing this beta for just a little over two weeks.

“20.04 LTS, codenamed "Focal Fossa", continues Ubuntu's proud custom of integrating the most recent and biggest open supply applied sciences right into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The group has been arduous at work via this cycle, introducing new options and fixing bugs,” Canonical says.

“The Beta photographs are identified to be moderately freed from showstopper picture construct or installer bugs, whereas representing a really current snapshot of 20.04 LTS that ought to be consultant of the options meant to ship

with the ultimate launch anticipated on April 23rd, 2020.”

Hello, GNOME 3.36

There are a number of notable modifications on this launch, and all of it begins with the Linux kernel 5.Four LTS and the addition of the GNOME 3.36 desktop atmosphere.

In different phrases, the most recent GNOME model brings all its goodies to Ubuntu, together with a brand new lock display, system menu, and folder design, alongside considerably refined efficiency, similar to decrease CPU utilization for a sequence of elements.

And after all, this new model comes with the brand-new Snap Store, which replaces ubuntu-software and makes it much more handy to seek out and set up new packages.

There are clearly a number of updates for the -reloaded software program, together with Mesa 20.0, Firefox 74, Thunderbird 68.6.0, and LibreOffice 6.4.

“Continuing with what began within the Eoan launch, Ubuntu Focal ships zfs 0.8.3. Compared to what was out there within the earlier LTS launch, zfs 0.Eight brings many new options,” Canonical additionally explains.

The full launch notes of the most recent beta construct can be found on this web page.