Canonical the team behind Ubuntu released the code name of the next version of Ubuntu operating system. The upcoming release of Ubuntu 21.10 will be called Impish Indri. According to dictionaries Impish is a adjective and meaning mischievous or “showing no respect for something in a way that is amusing”. And the second part according to Wikipedia, Indri is a largest living black and white color monogamous Madagascar lemurs and lives in small family groups.
Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri is a not a Long-Term Support (LTS) release, just a interim release. So it supported for only 9 months with critical security, bug and app updates from Canonical.
Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri final stable is scheduled for release on October 14, 2021.
April 29 – Toolchain Uploaded
July 01 – Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)
August 19 – Feature Freeze 2, Debian Import Freeze
September 09 – User Interface Freeze
September 16 – Documentation String Freeze
September 20 – Beta Freeze
September 23 – Beta (mandatory)
September 30 – Kernel Freeze 2, Non Language Pack Translation Deadline
October 07 – Final Freeze, Release Candidate 1, Language Pack Translation Deadline
October 14 – Final Release