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This is probably another development that Microsoft won’t be too happy about, but it’s not like they can stop you from tinkering with your phone, right? Now, after the HTC Touch HD has been hacked to run Android, we’ve got wind of a HTC Touch Pro2 running Ubuntu Linux 8.04.
Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 1 has been released today and iso images are now available to download. Ubuntu 11.04, is coming up with an entirely new shell for Gnome desktop - Unity, which was default for netbook edition in Ubuntu 10.10 and was based on Mutter.
Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 4 was released last week and with all of its updated packages and changes compared to Ubuntu 9.04, we decided to carry out a fresh round of benchmarks comparing Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 4.
Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 2 was recently released for the brave and adventuresome to test. I did not do much of a testing, but ran the system in a virtual environment to see what it looks like. Aside from the kernel, there is really no major change, as far as I could tell, from the last stable release, which is Ubuntu 11.04.
Talking about the kernel, Ubuntu 11.10 should be shipping with Kernel 3.0.
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #98 for the week June 29th - July 5th, 2008. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 8.04.1 LTS released, Intrepid Alpha 2 due out Thursday, Ubuntu Brainstorm, Two new Ubuntu Teams, Kubuntu Intrepid News, Ubuntu Nicaragua TV show, Launchpad 1.2.6 released, Launchpod episode #6, New Ubuntu Forums Interviews Host, Ubuntu-UK podcast #9, and much, much more!
After the release of the Ubuntu Multi-Touch stack called UTouch and the X.Org Gesture Extension, the rising question would be the support of everyday applications, as only a few applications in Ubuntu 10.10 will properly support UTouch. Standard applications which are non-multi-touch-aware only recognize events which come from the keyboard and the mouse like key-presses and mouse clicks.
Welcome to Lucid Lynx Alpha 1, which will in time become Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. New features: updated packages, Linux kernel 2.6.32, KDE 4.4 beta 1, HAL removal Alpha 1 is the first in a series of milestone CD images that will be released throughout the Lucid development cycle. Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Alpha 1 Screen Shots at SEO Expert Consultants Inc.