Company Canonical today released a stable version of its Linux-distro Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal. The new version of the operating system gives the start of a new two-year development cycle, which eventually will result in a new distribution of Ubuntu in 2014. So far, Canonical should just semi-annual cycles, since the previous version of the system was released in April of this year.
In the desktop version of Ubuntu 12.10 is possible to observe the further development of proprietary interface Unity, which debuted six months ago in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. The new version of the operating system combines all the options Canonical desktop installation of the operating system in a single. ISO-file, which is why it has grown to 800 megabytes, and now contains only the USB-drive or to a DVD.
Now, instead of having to choose from multiple OS images for i3 86 and x86_64, all versions are included in the same file. Also, now users installing the OS from scratch, can still at the stage of installation enable encryption and fully encrypt data. After installing the operating system, users get the latest version of desktop environment Unity, which offers a fast set up e-mail accounts, configure QuickList and customize the start menu.
In addition, as before, Unity allows control only the keyboard. Unity of the new products can be converted to allocate search engine, which is especially useful for searching multimedia files, as soon as they can arrange a preview. Besides Unity and got a lot of other changes that become apparent the more obvious the longer work with him. Under the hood Quantal run a kernel linux 3.5, suggesting some improvements in security and more powerful I/O subsystem. Also, the developers have included a new version of Python 3.2.3, abandoning the previously used Python 2.x. Updated to version 3.6 and was an office suite LibreOffice. Speaking of the server component can be noted tighter integration to support OpenStack cloud environment Ubuntu, as well as the latest stable version of the web server Apache and Nginx. Here, in order for the user is given the standard Linux software MySQL, PHP, GCC and so on.
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