Canonical to Remove Old Unity 7 Scopes from Ubuntu Because They're Not Secure
Canonical’s Will Cooke has revealed recently the company’s plans on removing some old, unmaintained Unity 7 Scopes from the Ubuntu Linux archives because they could threaten the security of the entire operating system.
April will see the release of Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) operating system, but it also marks the fifth year of Unity user interface’s implementation, which was first introduced as part of the Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) release.
While Canonical’s engineers are concentrating all of their efforts on bringing us the next-generation Unity 8 user interface, current Ubuntu Linux releases are still successfully using Unity 7, and so will Ubuntu 17.04.
Old, unmaintained Unity 7 Scopes are still out there</st… (read more)