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Ubuntu 12.10 - So what's new?

Top 10 changes from previous versions of Ubuntu Linux

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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.


Nautilus downgrade

Here’s one of those few examples when something does not get upgraded to the newest version. For now, Ubuntu 12.10 will stick with an older version of the file manager Nautilus: Version 3.4.2. The Ubuntu developers felt that Nautilus 3.5.x removed too many features, including split-pane views, which were beneficial to the usefulness of their OS.

  • Ubuntu 12.10 - So what's new?
  • Linux kernel
  • Python
  • Previews in Unity
  • 3D effects user interface
  • LibreOffice
  • Nautilus downgrade
  • Update Manager renamed, streamlined
  • Too big for a CD



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