Hands-On with Ubuntu's Brand New Welcome Screen in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
With only three days left before Canonical’s highly anticipated Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system hits the streets, today we’re taking a first look at one of its newest features.
As the headline implies, the next Ubuntu release will ship with a brand new Welcome screen, for the first time in the history of the Linux-based operating system. After installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on your personal computer, you’ll be greeted by a welcome screen to help you set up a few things.
Welcome screens have been used before in the Ubuntu world, by the Ubuntu MATE and Ubuntu Budgie official flavors for example, and are also being used by numerous other GNU/Linux distributions out there to provide a one-stop solution for setting up your freshly installed operating system.
Ubuntu itself never used a welcome screen, but with the forthcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS release things change in this regard. The new welcome screen in Bionic Beaver will help new and returning users be… (read more)