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    Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Final Features


    Ubuntu 11.10 is the latest Linux version from Ubuntu. The code name is “oneiric ocelot”. The alpha 1 version of Ubuntu 11.1o (Oneiric Ocelot) was released on June 2, 2011. The final version will be released on 13th October, 2011. Today, we will be sharing you some of the important features of ubuntu 11.10 Final Version which are expected

    Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Final Features

    Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Final version Features:

    1. PERFECT UNITY INTERFACE

    Ubuntu 11.10 has a revised user interface than the other versions of ubuntu. The unity launcher of ubuntu 11.10 will show its quick list functionality improved and icons in the launcher will display count badges or progress meters .

    2. USE OF LIGHTDM

    The default display manager used in ubunu 11.10 is LIGHTDM, that replaces GDM. It was officially declared the use of lightdm in future ubuntu releases.

    LightDM uses HTML, CSS and javascript; and so its very easy to theme. LightDM is much lighter than GDM.

    3. IMPROVED UBUNTU SOFTWARE CENTER

    Ubuntu software center (USC) is another default application used in ubuntu 11.10. USC has gained large attention uring the past two years. But users suggest more improvements for the ubuntu software center.

    4. USE OF Déjà Dup

    Déjà Dup utility is used as default in ubuntu 11.10 for backup purposes.

    5. USE OF GNOME 3

    The most important change made in Ubuntu 11.10 alpha 1 is the use of GNOME 3.0 desktop environment ; while ubuntu 11.04 uses GNOME 2.32 desktop environment.

    6. NO COMPUTER JANITOR OR PiTiVi

    COMPUTER JANITOR OR PiTiVi is excluded in ubuntu 11.10. déjà dup , a simple desktop back up tool is used in ubuntu 11.10 oneric ocelot.

    7. USE OF MOZILLA THUNDERBIRD

    In ubuntu 11.10, Mozilla thunderbird is used for email purposes.

    8. GOOGLE’S CHROMIUM

    In ubuntu 11.10, the Mozilla’s default firefox browser is replaced by google’s chrome.

    9. NO LIBREOFFICE

    For space restrictions, the idea proposed by the officials was to drop libreoffice from the default CD.

    You can start using alpha 1 version of ubuntu 11.10 by either upgrade from ubuntu 11.04 0r you can Download Ubuntu 11.10 alpha 1 CD image.

    How to upgrade from ubuntu 11.04 to Ubuntu 11.10

    open terminal and enter the below command:

    $ sudo do-release-upgrade –d

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