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    Ubuntu 10.10 available for download

    Don't know if this is news or not, but just seen that Ubuntu 10.10 is available for download or order on CD.

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    It became available as non RC yesterday; I’m just upgrading my works OS now

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    Updated last night, not explosions yet....

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    Downloading 32-bit and 64-bit right now.

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    downloading now

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    Is it me or has ubuntu development slowed down in recent years?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zag View Post
    Is it me or has ubuntu development slowed down in recent years?
    What do you mean?

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    How big is the inplace upgrade? On a 12gb capped adsl here for the next few weeks

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    Quote Originally Posted by zag View Post
    Is it me or has ubuntu development slowed down in recent years?
    Yeah the six months between each release is getting longer and longer

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    Quote Originally Posted by kmount View Post
    What do you mean?
    Innovative features. I can't even find a change log for the latest release.

    Looks like a load of fluff about social networking, music shops and cloud storage areas to me, hardly massive steps for an operating system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zag View Post
    can't even find a change log for the latest release.
    Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat : What's new? | Layman Linux

    Gnome 2.32
    KDE 4.5.0 (QT 4.7)
    Default KDE browser Rekonq
    Pulse Audio is the default sound server
    Firefox 3.6.9
    OpenOffice 3.2.1
    Evolution 2.30.3
    F-Spot => Shotwell
    Btrfs now available (though, this is still experimental)
    kernel 2.6.35-22.33
    X.org version 1.9

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    If new versions of Windows were released every six months would you expect to see major new features introduced with each and every version?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat : What's new? | Layman Linux

    Gnome 2.32
    KDE 4.5.0 (QT 4.7)
    Default KDE browser Rekonq
    Pulse Audio is the default sound server
    Firefox 3.6.9
    OpenOffice 3.2.1
    Evolution 2.30.3
    F-Spot => Shotwell
    Btrfs now available (though, this is still experimental)
    kernel 2.6.35-22.33
    X.org version 1.9
    Thanks, looks good.

    Just shame firefox couldn't get their version 4 out on the same schedule.

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    I've just come back to Ubuntu after a while away, lots of improvements since I last tried it out (Hardy I think was the LTS release last time I checked in)

    Still got irritating problems with ATI support though (though that's not specific to Ubuntu I know, might have to bite the bullet and get a cheap nVidia card)

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    Quote Originally Posted by LosOjos View Post
    I've just come back to Ubuntu after a while away, lots of improvements since I last tried it out (Hardy I think was the LTS release last time I checked in)

    Still got irritating problems with ATI support though (though that's not specific to Ubuntu I know, might have to bite the bullet and get a cheap nVidia card)

    I run two screens on an ATI HD4870 (1920x1080 & 1280x1024) with no problem, what's up?

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