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Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) Launches April 13 with Unity 7 Desktop by Default

In only two days from the moment of writing this article, on April 13, 2017, Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) will become the 26th release of the popular Linux-based operating system, which Canonical will support with security and software updates for only nine months, until January 2018. Ubuntu 17.04 has been in development for the past six months, and it’s currently in its Final Freeze period, during which all Ubuntu developers are preparing for the final release of the operating system, making sure they have yet another uneventful launch on Thursday afternoon.