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In the news: Danielle Foré Has an Update for elementary OS 7; Linux New Media Launches Open Source JobHub; Ubuntu Cinnamon 22.04 Now Available; Pop!_OS 22.04 Has Officially Been Released; Star Labs Unveils a New Small Format Linux PC; and MX Linux v21.1 "Wildflower" Now Available.

Danielle Foré Has an Update for elementary OS 7

Elementary OS founder and CEO Danielle Foré has announced updates for version 6.1 and adds that the elementary OS team is now preparing for the upcoming 7.0 release. Although there's no hard release date for 7.0, they've announced a codename (Horus) and that the team is focusing on a swift release over adding a host of new features for the initial release. That means the evolution from 6.1 to 7.0 will be subtle.

Some of the features they are planning for 7.0 include automatic app updates and power profiles. Additionally, 7.0 will debut the minimalist Music app and the migration of some components migrating to Gtk4 (which should bring much-improved performance and smoother animations).

One thing 7.0 won't do is make the switch to Wayland. Although they are preparing for the shift, elementary OS isn't ready for the jump.

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