Ubuntu 12.10 - So what's new?
Top 10 changes from previous versions of Ubuntu Linux
By Howard Wen | Network World US | Published: 18:00, 27 September 2012
Ubuntu 12.10, codenamed Quantal Quetzal, is set for release on 18 October. Beta 1 is available now, and here are 10 notable changes from the last stable version of Ubuntu, 12.04.
Previews in Unity
Quantal Beta 1 introduces the latest version of Unity, bringing it to 6.4, which is the GUI that the developers of Ubuntu themselves created to replace the GNOME shell. There’s now a Previews feature: right-clicking on an icon that’s on or listed within the Dashboard (the application launcher set on the left of the Ubuntu desktop) will open a window showing a live preview of an application or media file (music, picture, video), and relevant information about it.