Jack Wallen comes away from using Ubuntu 21.10 with the conclusion Impish Indri is the not only the most polished release from Canonical, but the most performant.
The official release of Ubuntu 21.10 is Oct. 14. This is a non-LTS release, so it won’t gain nearly the attention the LTS releases will receive. That’s a shame because although 21.10 (Impish Indri) might not at first blush include major changes, it does finally bring to Ubuntu one big shift that should make users very happy.
That shift comes in the way of GNOME 40. Yes, this iteration of the GNOME desktop has been out for some time, and many other distributions have been shipping with G40 for some time. So, GNOME 40 is old news within the Linux community. I’ve covered GNOME 40 a bit more in-depth in “GNOME 40 takes a few bold steps to…