Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) Beta 2 Released.
The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Long-Term Support) Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products.
Codenamed “Precise Pangolin”, 12.04 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing a few new features but mostly fixing bugs.
With Ubuntu 12.04, Kubuntu, Edubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Mythbuntu and Ubuntu Studio also reached Beta 2 status today.
Some of the key new features available since Beta 1 are:
A new Ubuntu kernel (3.2.0-20.33) which is base on the v3.2.12 upstream Linux kernel. Changes to the default kernel flavours have been made for 12.04 LTS.
Updates to our new way to quickly search and access any desktop application’s and indicator’s menu, called the HUD, can be accessed by taping the Alt key and entering characters.
LibreOffice has been updated to 3.5.1.
Ubuntu One has a new control panel to provides an installer, setup wizard, ability to add/remove folders to sync, and more
Please see http://www.ubuntu.com/testing/ for details.
Ubuntu Server and Cloud Images
12.04 Beta 2 is shipping the latest milestones of OpenStack Essex (RC1), and will be upgraded to final before
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