Release Notes for Ubuntu Studio 17.10 Artful Aardvark Beta 2

Please see ArtfulAardvark/ReleaseNotes for general Ubuntu release notes.

We are preparing Ubuntu Studio Artful Aardvark (17.10) for distribution on October 19th, 2017. With this Beta 2 pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next version. We have some interesting things happening, so read on for highlights, known issues and other information.


This is Beta 2 Release. Ubuntu Studio Beta Releases are NOT recommended for:

Ubuntu Studio Beta Releases are recommended for:

Getting Ubuntu Studio Artful Aardvark (17.10) Beta 2

Download a Disk Image

Instructions for burning the image to a DVD or USB flash drive can be found on the Burning ISO Howto.

Check MD5SUM for the downloaded ISO

It is recommended to check your image file so your pre-release is as it’s supposed to be. Compare your MD5 checksum with the correct ones found alongside the images.

Known Problems

Additions and Changes






Current Version Of Main Multimedia Packages


Development of Ubuntu Studio Artful Aardvark (17.10) is ongoing and bugs are fixed every day. Before reporting bugs, please ensure your system is up to date and you're installing the latest build. For verifying installation related bugs, updated disk images are available from Daily bootable images for standard PCs/laptops/netbooks.

I can be faster to update your previously downloaded image to the latest build using zsync. Further instructions on using zsync can be found on Zsync community help.

Testing Ubuntu Studio

More Information about Testing Ubuntu Studio is here

Contact Us

Ways to contact the Ubuntu Studio Team are here

ArtfulAardvark/Beta2/UbuntuStudio (last edited 2017-09-28 18:47:53 by rosco2)