Canonical and Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth announced the codename of the next major release of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system.
Ubuntu 17.04 codename will be “Zesty Zapus.” pus) is scheduled for release in April 2017
According to Wikipedia, it’s a genus of North American jumping mice. This means that Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) should be a fast and agile GNU/Linux distribution, shipping with recent and modern technologies, as well as free software projects. Also, according to Mark Shuttleworth, it looks like Ubuntu is moving even faster to the center of the cloud and edge operations.
An official and final release schedule for the Ubuntu 17.04 operating system is yet to be unveiled, but it will launch sometime in April 2017. As usual, the development cycle will consist of two Alpha and Beta releases.
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht