Linux News Today: Ubuntu Touch OTA-11 Preparations Begin, OTA-10 Launches Today for Ubuntu Phones
We’ve already told you yesterday that the Ubuntu Touch development team decided on the official release date of April 6, 2016, for the OTA-10 software update for Ubuntu Phones devices, as well as the new Ubuntu Tablet, BQ Aquaris M10.
We’ve also reported on the new features integrated in the Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 update, so you should check that article if you want to know what’s coming very soon for your Ubuntu-powered phone or tablet, especially the improvements that landed for the Web Browser app.
And today we’re informing you about the next major update, the OTA-11, for which preparations have begun, as reported a few minutes ago by Canonical’s Łukasz Zemczak. The update should arrive in the next few months and will bear another batch of new and attractive features.
“In the meantime, OTA-11 preparations begin. We are still in the middle of setting and consulting the release schedule, but with the new devices out of our way the goal is to get back to the usual 6-week cadence that we usually followed. But more news on that later this week,” said Łukasz Zemczak, Canonical Foundations.
Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 launches April 6 as a phased update
Things are looking great for OTA-10, and it shall arrive around UTC noon as a phased upgrade during the next 24 hours, which means that not all Ubuntu Phone owners will get it in the same day. so you need to keep checking for updates from time to time until it becomes available for your device.
By Thursday, everyone will be receiving the new Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 software update, which is supported on the BQ Aquaris E4.5, BQ Aquaris E5 HD, Meizu MX4, Meizu PRO 5, BQ Aquaris M10, Nexus 4, and Nexus 7 devices.