Looks Like Ubuntu 21.04 Will Offer a Hybrid GNOME 3.38 Desktop with GNOME 40 Apps

Posted by hanuca on Mar 4, 2021 11:18 PM EST
9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor
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It appears that the upcoming Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) operating system release will be offering a hybrid GNOME 3.38-based desktop experience with many apps from the upcoming GNOME 40 desktop environment.

As you already know, the Ubuntu Desktop team announced last month that their upcoming Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) release breaks the tradition of shipping with the latest GNOME desktop environment release, due to the fact that forthcoming GNOME 40 desktop will have a major design change affecting how Ubuntu Desktop works and looks.

Therefore, Ubuntu 21.04 will stick with the GNOME 3.38 desktop environment series that’s already being used in the current stable release, Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla). But that good news I want to share with you today is the fact that Ubuntu 21.04 will also offer several apps from the GNOME 40 stack.

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