Ubuntu 12.10 Released

Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) is now available for download. What’s new in this version?

Unity Web Apps
Online search
Unity Previews
Update Manager has been streamlined and renamed Software Update
new Xorg stack has been introduced
Unity 6.8
Remote Desktop Login from Unity Greeter
Encryption  Support in Ubuntu Installer
Ubuntu Medium font
LibreOffice 3.6.2.
Firefox and Thunderbird 16
Jockey has been deprecated

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Ubuntu 12.10 Wallpaper Contest

Wallpaper Contest for Ubuntu 12.10 is open for submissions.


Dont create busy and filled with too many shapes and colours.
Use a similar tone throughout is good.
Use a single point of focus, a single area that draws the eye in.
Avoid having anything on the left and top edges as this will clash with Launcher and Panel.
Try your image at different aspect ratios.

limited to one entry per user.
Only 10 winners
need your image licensed as CC by SA
Last date:5pm August 28th

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Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 3 Released

Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 3 is now available for download and testing.What’s new in this alpha.

Linux kernel 3.5
Python 3.0
Update Manager has been streamlined and renamed Software Updater
unity 6
Libreoffice got updated to 3.6.0rc2.
GNOME has been updated to 3.5.4 for most of the components.
Firefox 15 Beta

Ubuntu 12.10 final is scheduled for release on October 18th 2012.

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Ubuntu 12.10 codenamed Quantal Quetzal

Ubuntu 12.10 gets a codename Quantal Quetzal,Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth revealed on his personal blog post. Ubuntu 12.10 is scheduled for release in 18th October 2012.

In his blog  he said that “I give you the Quantal Quetzal, soon to be dressed in tessellated technicolour, now open for toolchains, kernels and other pressing preparatory packages.”

This is release Colonical mainly focus on the quality of the Ubuntu . This means you can except small amount of new features. According to wikipedia Quetzals are strikingly colored birds in the trogon family, found in forests, especially in humid highlands.

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