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releases:17.10:release-notes [2017/10/17 10:18]
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 ===== Updates from the Ubuntu Desktop Team ===== ===== Updates from the Ubuntu Desktop Team =====
  
-We usually link directly to the Ubuntu release notes, but there are several significant improvements that affect all flavors and our users.+We usually just link directly to the Ubuntu release [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/ReleaseNotes|notes]], but there are several significant improvements that affect all flavors and our users. 
  
 ==== Accelerated Video Playback (Intel) ==== ==== Accelerated Video Playback (Intel) ====
  
-The Ubuntu Desktop team has been hard at work to get accelerated video playback working out of the box [1, 2, 3, 6]. Intel users may also see some performance improvements in Parole Media Player since it shares the GStreamer backend. Chromium users might also see some performance improvements [3, 4].+The Ubuntu Desktop team has been hard at work to get accelerated video playback working out of the box [ 
 +[[https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/07/07/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-july-7-2017/|1]] 
 +[[https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/07/14/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-july-14-2017/|2]] 
 +[[https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/07/28/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-july-28-2017/|3]] 
 +[[https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/09/08/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-september-8-2017/|6]] 
 +]. Intel users may also see some performance improvements in Parole Media Player since it shares the GStreamer backend. Chromium users might also see some performance improvements [ 
 +[[https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/07/28/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-july-28-2017/|3]] 
 +[[https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/08/11/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-august-11-2017/|4]] 
 +].
  
 [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IntelQuickSyncVideo|See this page for more information.]] [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IntelQuickSyncVideo|See this page for more information.]]
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 ==== Bluetooth and USB Audio ==== ==== Bluetooth and USB Audio ====
  
-There’s been a number of changes to BlueZ and PulseAudio this cycle which should make Bluetooth and USB audio devices work much better by default [2, 4, 5].  +There’s been a number of changes to BlueZ and PulseAudio this cycle which should make Bluetooth and USB audio devices work much better by default [ 
 +[[https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/07/14/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-july-14-2017/|2]] 
 +[[https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/08/11/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-august-11-2017/|4]] 
 +[[https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/08/25/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-august-25-2017/|5]] 
 +].  
  
 ==== Driverless Printing ==== ==== Driverless Printing ====
  
-Driverless printing has been added to Ubuntu. This provides support for most modern printers: IPP Everywhere, Apple AirPrint, Mopria, PCLm, and Wifi Direct as supported. Other printers can still be added from the Printers dialog [5, 6]. +Driverless printing has been added to Ubuntu. This provides support for most modern printers: IPP Everywhere, Apple AirPrint, Mopria, PCLm, and Wifi Direct as supported. Other printers can still be added from the Printers dialog [ 
 +[[https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/08/25/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-august-25-2017/|5]] 
 +[[https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/09/08/ubuntu-desktop-weekly-update-september-8-2017/|6]] 
 +].
  
 ===== Notable Issues ===== ===== Notable Issues =====
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   * Keyboard layout issues noted in Ubuntu or other flavours during installation:   * Keyboard layout issues noted in Ubuntu or other flavours during installation:
-    * Keyboard layout not applied when layout is selected ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1719908|1719908]]) 
     * Auto-selected keyboard layout no longer matches chosen region ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1706859 |1706859]])     * Auto-selected keyboard layout no longer matches chosen region ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1706859 |1706859]])
 +  * "Force UEFI installation" dialog has non-working Go Back/Continue buttons ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1724482 | 1724482]])
 +  *  No restart after installation ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/casper/+bug/1723760 | 1723760]])
  
 ==== General Issues ==== ==== General Issues ====
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   * Xfce Indicator Plugin: Label missing from "Clear Known Indicators" dialog ([[https://launchpad.net/bugs/1644917|1644971]])   * Xfce Indicator Plugin: Label missing from "Clear Known Indicators" dialog ([[https://launchpad.net/bugs/1644917|1644971]])
   * Xfce Indicator Plugin: Checkboxes for hidden/visible indicators not working properly ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-indicator-plugin/+bug/1311685|1311685]])   * Xfce Indicator Plugin: Checkboxes for hidden/visible indicators not working properly ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfce4-indicator-plugin/+bug/1311685|1311685]])
-  * Xfce Terminal: Border doubles when more than 1 tab ([[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/greybird-gtk-theme/+bug/1683857|1683857]]) 
  
 ===== Changelogs ===== ===== Changelogs =====
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   * xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/artful/+source/xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin/+changelog|changelog]])   * xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/artful/+source/xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin/+changelog|changelog]])
   * xfce4-xkb-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/artful/+source/xfce4-xkb-plugin/+changelog|changelog]])   * xfce4-xkb-plugin ([[https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/artful/+source/xfce4-xkb-plugin/+changelog|changelog]])
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