Astrologers will be excited to discover a new constellation has appeared in the night sky ahead of the Ubuntu 23.04 launch next month.
A rising Lunar Lobster is rumoured to bring good luck to IT managers looking to deploy and manage Ubuntu Desktop at scale. Also ascendant are Ubuntu gamers as the Steam snap moves closer to a stable release.
The legacy Ubuntu Desktop installer is beginning its descent this year to be replaced by Subiquity, a new installer that aligns the desktop and server codebases alongside a refined first time user experience. Finally, the desktop environment will soon complete its transition to GNOME 44 to ensure good health and usability improvements for all users.
Stay tuned for more details! In the meantime you can find our official Lunar Lobster wallpapers below.
Ubuntu 23.04 will also include even more ways to personalise your desktop. Let’s hand over to Community Engineer Aaron Prisk for an update on the results of the Lunar Lobster wallpaper competition.
More out of this world wallpapers
Last month artists, photographers and other creative minds from the community put their best works forward in the Lunar edition of the Ubuntu Wallpaper Competition. An incredible 66 entries were submitted this year covering a wide range of artistic disciplines and styles with 8 finalists emerging as the top vote earners.
Here are the winners of the Ubuntu 23.04 Lunar Lobster Wallpaper Competition:
These stellar creations will all be included in Ubuntu 23.04. If you’d like to expand your wallpaper collection, there are plenty of excellent runner ups from this competition. The Community Team would like to thank all of those who participated in this competition! Your contributions help make the Ubuntu Community a more colourful place!
The Ubuntu Wallpaper Competition is just one of many ways you can contribute to the Ubuntu community. Discover how you can get involved at: https://ubuntu.com/community/contribute