Ubuntu 17.10 upgrade and Ubuntu 17.10 new features. How to upgrade Ubuntu 17.04 to 17.10 command line. How to upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10 from Ubuntu 17.04 Desktop.
Ubuntu 17.10 comes with the newest software enhancements and nine months of security and maintenance updates. Ubuntu 17.10 brings Linux kernel 4.13 and a new Gnome desktop as it is retiring Unity in favour of GNOME, version 3.26.1. It comes with new Wayland which is now the The default display server which can also run x.org as a session or on systems that cannot support Wayland.
For UI changes, Ubuntu 17.10 comes with the new Caribou on screen keyboard and the new settings application which lets you easily explore all the possibilities and features of the new desktop.
Another great feature is that the swap is now a file, not a partition that will scale to what your system needs, making it easier to install Ubuntu on any machine.
Upgrade Ubuntu 17.10
Run the following commands in terminal to Upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10 from any previous Ubuntu release:
sudo apt update
sudo apt dist-upgrade