Canonical Is Working on Adding Captive Portal Detection to Ubuntu 17.10

Not so much hot stuff this week on the Ubuntu land, as Canonical was working lately on updating various GNOME apps that it packaged as Snaps in the edge channel of the Snappy Store, based on the GNOME 3.24 platform Snap and content interface, as well as on cleaning the ISO images of deprecated components. But it also looks like Canonical is working on adding captive portal detection to Ubuntu 17.10, which will make it possible for the NetworkManager network connection manager tool to support disabling of connectivity checking via the D-Bus interface by adding a new option in the Privacy settings panel.