Lubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Available for Testing [Screenshot Gallery]

Lubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 has also been announced by Canonical, on September 27th, after the release of Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 (Quantal Quetzal).

There are almost no details on the new Lubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 (Quantal Quetzal), with the exemption of a major bug that got fixed at the last moment.

The installation was completed successfully, but it failed to boot properly afterwards. Lubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 distribution has been fixed and it’s available for download.

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Xubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Officially Released [Screenshot Gallery]

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Kubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Screenshot Tour

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Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Screenshot Tour

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More parser features in the shader compiler.
Optimizations in JavaScript.
Various bug fix…

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Development Release: Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2

The second and final beta release of Ubuntu 12.10, code name "Quantal Quetzal", is ready for testing: "The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. Some of the new features available since beta 1 are: Quantal….