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We’re preparing Lubuntu Next 17.10, Artful Aardvark, for distribution in October 2017. With this first, experimental beta you can get a glimpse of what Lubuntu Next will contain. We have some interesting things happening, so read on for highlights and information.

NOTE: This is the Experimental Beta 1 pre-release. Lubuntu Next Pre-releases are NOT recommended for:

Lubuntu Next Beta 1 pre-releases ARE recommended for:

Getting Lubuntu Next 17.10 Beta 1

The full listing of available images is here. You must check both the download and the install media on first boot before attempting an install. Instructions for burning the image to a CD/DVD or copying to a USB flash drive can be found on the Burning ISO Howto.

Known Problems

If you see any more known issues, or you would like to help fix any one of these items, please contact us using the contact information below or directly contact Simon Quigley.


Development of Lubuntu Next 17.10, the Artful Aardvark, is ongoing and bugs are fixed every day. Before reporting bugs, please ensure your system is up-to-date. For verifying installation related bugs, updated disk images are available from Daily created images for standard PCs, laptops and netbooks.

Please feel free to contact us with feedback.

ArtfulAardvark/Beta1/LubuntuNext (last edited 2017-09-01 05:57:56 by tsimonq2)