Dec 1, 2011

Ubuntu 12.04 alpha 1 Released

The first alpha release of Ubuntu 12.04 (aka Precise Pangolin) is now available to download.
Over notable changes includes:
  • Removal of Banshee Music Player( sigh)
  • Removal of Tomboy Note taking software
  • Gbrainy Game
  • Inclusion Of Rhytmbox Music Player
  • The latest Ubuntu Software Center Has also received some love in terms of Multi screenshot capability
  • Mozilla Firefox 9.0 is now the default web browser 
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 9.0 is the default email client
  • GNOME 3.2.1 is the default desktop environment, with Unity on top of it
  • the latest build of Ubuntu is based of Linux 3.2 
  • This version of Ubuntu will be a LTS release so one might not see any major changes or any over experimentation.

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Other Important Ubuntu 12.04 Release Schedule:

February 2nd, 2012 - Alpha 2 release
March 1st, 2012 - Beta 1 release
March 22nd, 2012 - Beta 2 release
April 19th, 2012 - Release Candidate release
April 26th, 2012 - Final release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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