Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 LTS is a long term supported release from Ubuntu Budgie. Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 with code name Focal Fossa was released on 23rd April 2020 along with Ubuntu and other official community flavours. As an LTS release of Ubuntu flavour, Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 will be supported for next 3 years.

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Highlights & Changes

In addition to inherting all the core improvements from Ubuntu 20.04 Foundation, Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 release is coming with following distribution specific enhancements.

  • Budgie Desktop v10.5.1 on top of GNOME 3.36 stack.
  • Stylish Menu applet to replace existing application menu. It provides a smoother and faster experience and is comparable with slingshot launcher in the elementary OS.
  • Uses Celluloid as default media player - It is a successor of GNOME MPV.
  • 4K resolution friendly desktop premises and applets
  • Includes GNOME Firmware and Draw as default applications.
  • Better lock screen styling - buttons are now flat and match the lock screen dialog
  • Removed system tray applet from default installation and added network manager applet.
  • and more.

For a complete list of changes and highlights read Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 release notes in project’s official website.

Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 LTS screenshots

These screenshots are captured from a Ubuntu Budgie daily image released on 4th April 2020. So it may slightly vary from the final release.

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