Ubuntu 10.10 almost ready for you

Canonical announced the availability of the only release candidate and the last developmental release before the Meerkat goes gold. Ubuntu 10.10 is due for release on October 10. Design has been the watchword around Canonical this cycle, resulting in lots of cosmetic changes. Will they be celebrated or spurned?

Most folks will probably notice the new theme first. The new wallpaper update came after negative reactions to the one shipped in the last beta. This updated version has been well-received. It’s a precursor to dynamically morphing wallpaper planned for a release or two down the road. The default theme has received some attention since last release and comes in light and dark versions. The installer has gotten some user-friendly graphical updates, shortened installation time, and a new slideshow as well.

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