Ubuntu Studio 23.10 starts using PipeWire by default, updates its multimedia meta-package and stays on Plasma 5.27

Ubuntu Studio 23.10

The Studio edition of Ubuntu is one of two that are built on existing operating systems, the second being the Edubuntu run by the wife of the leader of the multimedia project. Among the news of Ubuntu Studio 23.10 There are several related to Kubuntu 23.10 and several more of its own, which are the multimedia applications it uses. Sometimes applications arrive that were not there, other times they eliminate something that was, but always with the intention of improving the user experience for content creators.

Ubuntu Studio 23.10 announced its list of new features at the time they launched its beta, but I don't think it's best to base our article on a note that clearly warns that it is subject to change. So we have already downloaded the latest ISO of Ubuntu Studio 23.10, we have confirmed what it brings and what follows is to write the news of this new release.

Most notable new features of Ubuntu Studio 23.10

  • Supported for 9 months, until July 2024.
  • Linux 6.5.
  • Plasma 5.27.8. Is he February 2023 desk, but with already 8 maintenance updates.
  • KDE Framework 1.110.0
  • Qt 5.15.10.
  • KDEGear 23.08.1.
  • Table 23.2.
  • Libre Office 7.6.1.2.
  • Thunderbird 115.2.3.
  • Firefox 118.0.1.
  • GCC 13.2.0.
  • binutils 2.41.
  • glibc 2.38.
  • GNU Debugger 14.0.50..
  • Python 3.11.6.
  • Audio:
    • PipeWire becomes the default audio server.
    • Carl 2.5.7.
    • lsp-plugins1.2.11.
    • Audacity 3.3.3.
    • Ardor 7.5.0
    • Patchance 1.1.0
  • Graphics:
    • digiKam 8.1.0.
    • Dark table 4.4.2.
    • Crita 5.1.5.
    • GIMP 2.10.34.
  • Videographer:
    • OBS Studio 29.1.3.1.
    • Blender 3.6.2.
    • Kden live 23.08.1.
    • Freeshow 0.9.7.
    • Q Light Controller Plus 4.12.7.
  • Other software includes Scribus 1.5.8, Inkscake 1.1.2, and MyPaint 2.0.1.

In the end there have been few or no changes comparing the previous list with what the Ubuntu Studio 23.10 ISO brings.

Interested users can download the new version from the following button. At the time of writing this article, the launch was not completely official, since they had not updated their website or published anything on social networks, but the image is the good one because they have uploaded them all at the same time.


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