Friday, October 30, 2009

Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 Released

Ubuntu today released its latest offering namely Ubuntu Karmic Koala version 9.10. Ubuntu Karmic Koala comes with lots of new features.

New Features in Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10

  • Upstart - an event-based replacement for the /sbin/init daemon which handles starting of tasks and services during boot, stopping them during shutdown and supervising them while the system is running.

  • Software Center - a graphical utility for package management in Ubuntu. It replaces the Add/Remove programs tool.

  • # GNOME version 2.28
  • Quickly - An easy way to develop applications for Ubuntu and package them in a deb format.

  • Ubuntu Karmic Koala is available in 25 languages.

  • Linux kernel 2.6.31

  • Ubuntu One - Integrates your Ubuntu machine with the cloud providing you free 2 GB of space to store and synchronize all your data like Tomboy notes, imortant files, contacts et al. More space is available for a nominal price of $10 / month.

  • Better support for Intel chipsets

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  • Ext4 file system by default.

  • Grub 2

  • Improved and enhanced AppArmor.

  • More: