Users of Canonical's Long Term Support (LTS) releases will remain unaffected.
This new Lubuntu-based distro includes drivers and utilities for older graphics and audio hardware.
This Thursday is the next Ubuntu Bug Day, offering fans a chance to give back and help out.
No milestone release image will be available, however, until the final beta early next month.
Endorsed by the Free Software Foundation, this distribution includes no proprietary components.
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Following its debut last fall, Ubuntu GNOME Remix is now a supported part of the distribution's family.
Despite the promise of hefty rewards, hackers failed to fell Google's Linux-based OS last week.
Canonical's new device-agnostic plan calls for a different display server, it says.
Now included in the second and final release candidate of this popular Linux OS is 'Secure Boot' support.