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Canonical have announced the release of Ubuntu 12.10, the latest version of their popular Linux operating system, with the slogan “Avoid The Pain of Windows 8.”

The release follows 6 long months of development, and introduces many new features to the desktop.

Ubuntu 12.10 – Blurring The Boundaries

Ubuntu 12.10 is, in many ways, the “concept album” of releases. It’s packed to the rafters with new features that blur the distinction between web and desktop.

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Edited by Evil Penguin - 10/18/12 at 10:35am
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I guess I'll have to give it a shot. Thanks for the post evil.
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Going to test it out on a virtual machine, hopefully its more stable then it was in Beta 2.
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I'm still sad they don't offer a different GUI upon installation. I can't stand the unity desktop. it reminds me too much of mobile operating systems.
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http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/10/ubuntu-12-10-quantal-quetzal-takes-flight-with-a-bag-full-of-juju/

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feature list compared to 12.04?
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http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/10/ubuntu-12-10-quantal-quetzal-takes-flight-with-a-bag-full-of-juju/
That link is some very very good information about this release. It is mostly towards the server ish end, with juju and whatnot enabling you to easily set up your own cloud that is scalable.

EVERYBODY TO THE CLOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUDDDDD wheee.gif

No, but on a serious note...I've been looking forward to this. I really hope they improved the update system...which was still the most frustrating feature as of the last version. Also, Unity just needs to go away...it has to be the most cumbersome desktop I've ever used.

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I'm still sad they don't offer a different GUI upon installation. I can't stand the unity desktop. it reminds me too much of mobile operating systems.

Here, I made a guide to change the GUI in Ubuntu:

http://www.overclock.net/a/how-to-change-the-ubuntu-gui
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You can always just do an sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop to install KDE !
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Minimal CD here I come...well after my exams so maybe next week. Though 12.04 has been a good one for me. Donation well be in hand but not so much to tip as much to remind/help them about getting that pad/phone release going.
     
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