The new Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) distribution has been released. This comes with a Gnome desktop instead of the Unity environment.
The desktop environment in this looks just like Unity though. Where is the benefit of using a Gnome desktop if it looks exactly like Unity anyway?
This is how I set up Ubuntu 17.10 in VMWare. This installs the VMWare additions to allow copy-paste from the Ubuntu VMWare instance to my host machine.
sudo apt install open-vm-tools-desktop mc ipcalc ubuntu-restricted-extras
But I still can not set the resolution of the desktop with the Displays option in the control center.
This is not very promising. Even Windows XP would work better than this crap. Wayland still needs a lot of work before it is ready for the desktop. Maybe in 2103, it will be finished. I load up Ubuntu 17.04 and everything actually works. Display settings actually works, this is awesome.
That is why I do not like Wayland, this is too soon for it to be deployed to the main release of Ubuntu. Needs more testing. Ubuntu should have a separate development build that has these features before they are placed in the main build of Ubuntu upon release. That would allow testing of these features on various hardware. Why can they not do this?