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

NOTE: This is the Beta 2 pre-release. Lubuntu Pre-releases are NOT recommended for:

Lubuntu Beta 2 pre-releases ARE recommended for:

Getting Lubuntu 17.10 Beta 2

The full listing of available images is here. You must check both the download and then the check install media on 1st 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

Lubuntu Applications

This is our list of known bugs affecting applications that Lubuntu uses but relies on others to maintain.

Lubuntu-specific Bugs

These are maintained by the Lubuntu team.


Lubuntu Installer


Development of Lubuntu 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/Beta2/Lubuntu (last edited 2017-09-28 23:35:59 by tsimonq2)