Canonical is working on the next iteration of Unity, and the Ubuntu developers have implemented a large number of changes for it and for the Mir display server. The new Unity8 desktop environment developed by Canonical is only working on the Mir display server, so a lot of the fixes affect both components.
Ubuntu developers will eventually converge Unity8, which currently runs only on Ubuntu for phones, on the desktop and they have assured us that it won’t be a water-down version of the table version.Besides the work that's being done on Ubuntu for phones and everything else that goes with it, one of the most interesting development advances have been made for Unity, the default desktop enviro
Why is Ubuntu 13.04 still using Unity 6.6.0 when Ubuntu 12.10 has Unity 6.8.0?(Or some other version) I created a USB with a persistent space on it. Installed all of the Ubuntu 13.04 updates, and it was still on Unity 6.6.0. Since Unity 6.8.0 was released all the way back in October it seems like we should have the latest Unity version.