Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system will be released for several weeks, it will default to use the released GNOME 3.26 desktop environment, running on the next generation of Wayland display server.
This week, Ubuntu 17.10 warehouse has appeared a lot of packages from GNOME 3.26, because the Ubuntu Desktop team plans to upgrade each of the independent GNOME app and core components, they will be pre-installed on the upcoming operating system.
Ubuntu Desktop director Will Cooke said they have been working with the GNOME community on documents to help users more easily from Unity to GNOME. They track and fix GDM.
On September 28th, anyone can use Ubuntu 17.10 for testing on their PC, because Canonical will release the Final Beta milestone for Ubuntu 17.10, which will also work for Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu Studio or Ubuntu Budgie.