Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, which has been recently released, is the most beautiful Ubuntu 14.04 derivative system.
But the Elementary OS developers are already making plans of their next release, Elementary OS 0.4 which has been dubbed Loki and will be based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
Among others, Elementary OS 0.4 Loki will bring support for Wayland, Red Hat’s new display server, support for HiDPI high resolution displays will be implemented, AppCenter (a new Software Center) will replace the existing one.
Also, an elementary Account will be created for connecting the users with the elementary services and other elementary users, new user account pictures, improved icons and smarter audio management will be implemented, support for synchronizing system settings will be added, while automatic driver detection during installation, smarter software updates, AppArmor integration are also planned.
And, last but not least (known so far), Elementary OS 0.4 Loki will receive security patches since 2021.