The next release of Ubuntu, October 2011, is Oneiric Ocelot. Reviews are here and here. Release notes are here. The Ubuntu home page is here. The conventional Download page is here. The Unity (mobile phone) desktop is mandatory now with no alternatives. Thunderbird is now the default email client. ‘Dash Home’ is the circle at the top left of…
To develop for android mobile platforms, we installed Eclipse. Ubuntu had difficulty permitting the install . Here is how we did it.
We downloaded and are streaming (bit torrent) all six of the working torrents for the latest Ubuntu, Natty Narwhale, which was released this week. The main download page is here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download and you can find alternate means of downloading here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/alternative-download. If you have not tried Ubuntu and would like to see it without changing your computer, download the appropriate file and burn it to CD-ROM to make a Live CD that you can try without altering your computer. You can make a USB boot drive once the CD is booted, which will run faster than the CD runs.
In their article today “Ubuntu 10.10 (“Maverick Meerkat”) Review” ExtremeTech.com discussed their testing of the new Ubuntu 10.10 for netbook and smart phone, including their new cloud. They also provide a free client so Windows systems can also use the free cloud.
Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat is available for download. This URL will take you to the Ubuntu Download page.