Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Beta 2 Released!
The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products.
Codenamed "Quantal Quetzal", 12.10 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 new features and fixing bugs.
With Ubuntu 12.10, Kubuntu, Edubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu Studio also reached Beta 2 status today. These images will continue to have daily updates for the remainder of the release.
Some of the new features available since Beta 1 are:
Quantal Beta-2 includes the 3.5.0-15.23 Ubuntu Linux kernel which is based on the v3.5.4 upstream Linux kernel.
Unity has been updated to version 6.6 which contains the new default web application in the launcher, a new shopping lens, improvements to the dash and multiple bug fixes.
GNOME has been updated to 3.5.92 for most components (some to 3.6.0)
Accessibility is turned on by default.
Please see http://www.ubuntu.com/testing/ for details.
Ubuntu Server and Cloud Images
Cloud Images now have Quick Start buttons to enable Quick Start like function for Amazon AWS images. They also no longer have a five second boot time out.
Ubuntu now has native
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