Concerns about Zorin 17 development


I have also noticed a drastic increase in coverage of "Latest = Greatest". Things are getting hot and certain elements in Linux are shooting Linux in the foot.

Generally, updating or upgrade an OS is very important for security, developer support, and new features. For example, Zorin OS 16 is based on Ubuntu 20.04, while Zorin OS 17 will be based on Ubuntu 22.04. I think that's important.

Newer version Zorin 17 isn't have fixed more bugs and better security? More drivers and software also higher Kernel.

I would not be concerned of their opinions. The same was said about Zorin 16. While then it didn't include the latest DE and features of it, it began with a higher kernel than Ubuntu 20 started with, already had the AMD improvements and the features were solid. There was an issue with the UEFI, but that was resolved within a week and a half of the reports of Dell issues.

I see the ZorinGroup, again, releasing 17 with a higher kernel, a lot of the latest stable fixes to gnome 43 and more optimization and features that weren't in Ubuntu 22 and have not been fixed in 23. The Zorin's do that. To ensure stability, they even fix Ubuntu and gnome. That's the user experience they want to provide. That is why Zorin is so solid.

The lack of communication and anticipation are both driving people nuts, in this immediate gratification age. Don't let them get to you. Zorin 17 will be the best, stable Linux distro, for a year anyway.


Yes. They don't lost a time for social chats or forums to have more time focus on they project.
That it make sense why they distribution always is smoothly,stable and fast.
I cannot sayed they repaired gnome 43 and ubuntu.Why? Because they are working on Zorin project and not a Canonical.
Solutions what they choice are best for Zorin linux not for Canonical or another brands linux distributions. Example is Nobara where the person focused on kernel and better a gaming.
We cannot a compare linux distributions from slackware,debian,ubuntu,arch and red hat. They all have diffrent rules,more people,sometimes diffrent a packages and solutions. Yes Zorin is builded on Debian and Ubuntu - but the project Zorin is vey diffrent and solution, also focused what they know is best for them and not hurt a Zorin with all that support,security and updates.

I was referring to the fact that the Zorin's go out of there way to make things work for stability and use experience. There are always gnome extensions that Zorin adds. This usually fixes functionality broken in gnome. Since they were one of the first stable distros to add the AMD optimizations, I say they fixed some of the broken aspects of Ubuntu. We will see the same for 17, with a compariblely later kernel to Ubuntu 22.04, integrating the latest stable gnome implementations. It's their way to implement such things in order to improve the experience and provide stability.


It will be also in Zorin Linux?

As an also Fedora user here I can tell people that the latest doesn't equal greatest. There're so many minor annoyances with Gnome4.x that it is a relief that I installed Zorin 16 Pro on my main machine. It just works(tm).

Yeah, Gnome 4 looks shiny, but there's more to a system than bling bling.

In Fedora when i put command journalctl -b -p err it always gived me bunch errors.

To be honest, the newest Gnome features, especially the new drop down menu, are indeed nice, at will certainly be missed from an Ubuntu 22.04 base for Zorin 17.

The Zorin's ensure a stable, responsive and functioning OS. They have already implemented fixes and restored functionality in gnome on past releases by way of extensions that also include customization. I expect, if they are using gnome 4.? You will notice things working where they don't on other distros.

They are human, so some things may not be restored to working, but for the most part, this is the magic they work in their distro.

Interesting! AI may be the future. I have Makulu Shift installed on an old Desktop, as it has a whole number of desktop layouts that will change in seconds. The OS resembles Zorin Pro, but lacks the stability I expect. I wouldn't expect the Zorin Team to include AI (Electra) until it was really polished.

I reading IA will be everywhere in W12 implement in webbrowser and operating system inside. Propably will be exchange Cortana.

That's all we need... people don't know anything about their computers now... and we'll have to argue with them to comply?! I don't need my machine thinking for itself. I'm fine doing that for it.

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For me this is a control user and IA can simply send information to corporation without our knowledge. IA is like a apple where Eva taken from a snake - "evil".

I wouldn't call AI evil. It's currently not more than novelty. It's like installing a toddler in your machine. It may be fine, but if it acts out, what does it have access to and what can you do about it.

There may become a time when AI is useful in troubleshooting and diagnoses, creativity and other possibilities. Right now, though, while it's in its infancy. The chances of it breaking something out not adapting to your changes in the computers use, as well as the limitations of what it is capable of, do not warrant the dedication of resources to something that must learn to operate efficiently and productively.

I wouldn't call it evil. I would call it shortsighted. Which is a very human trend.

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But IA could help people like a similar Hawking.

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