Ubuntu 17.10 reached end of life
Today is July 19, 2018, Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) has come to the end of life, in the future Canonical will no longer provide system and security updates, the company recommended that users upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS version as soon as possible. On October 19, 2017, Ubuntu 17.10 officially released. This is the first Ubuntu version of the GNOME desktop system.
Ubuntu 17.10 is a significant upgrade to this Linux-based operating system. It uses a new desktop shell, new display technology, and changes to the primary user interface and user experience. Ubuntu 17.10 brings a lot of changes in features. The first is that the desktop version gives up support for 32-bit hardware, only 64-bit version, but the platform and various derivative versions still support 32-bit.
The new system kernel is Linux 4.13, and the desktop UI gave up Unity for the first time in seven years, replacing it with the new GNOME 3. The specific package version was 3.26.1, and the Ubuntu GNOME version was also abandoned. Also, Ubuntu 17.10 now uses Wayland as the display server by default, and the old and bloated X.Org Server becomes optional.