Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 Released With The Switch Finally To Unity 8 / Lomiri

Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 13 May 2020 at 06:48 PM EDT. 10 Comments
A year after the transition started to import Unity 8 into Ubuntu Touch, the work is now ready for users with the newly released Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 by the UBports crew.

UBports now has Unity 8 ready for end-users as of this new Over The Air update issued today. Or rather, the Lomiri environment as their rename of Unity 8.

With moving to Unity 8 / Lomiri, there are improvements to the home screen, dash, and various other user-interface changes. Along with Unity 8 / Lomiri comes a much newer version of Mir complete with working Wayland support.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 also brings keyboard improvements, various enhancements to its Morph web browser, various device/phone-specific improvements, and a lot more.

More details on the big release today of Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 over at UBports.com.
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