Today is somehow a special day, today is 10.10.10, and no matter which date format you use, it means the same. Today also is the release day of the Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat, Ubuntu 10.10.
As you may already know, the web, or at least the Linux related, blogs, forums, twitter accounts and facebook fan pages, they are all full of Ubuntu reviews, Ubuntu comments, Ubuntu new features, and a very big etc. Therefore I am not going to write yet another review, or post screenshots of videos about Ubuntu 10.10.
I think enough have been already said about it, but for the readers of this blog, interested in this new Ubuntu release, I’ll compile the best articles and reviews about Maverick Meerkat.
Disclaimer: I own no of the work, posted below this line. I am also providing links to the sources.
It all began on April 2nd, 2010, when Mark Shuttleworth announced the Maverick Meerkat operating system, the next major release of the popular Ubuntu OS.
This article from softpedia.com covers:
- Under the hood of Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)
- The Ubuntu 10.10 feature tour
- Included applications
- Internet tools
- Office tools
- Sound and Video
- System Administration Utilities
This review covers
- Versions (Of Kernel and Gnome).
- Default Applications (Changes in them).
- Ubuntu Software Center.
- Themes, Wallpapers and Icons (Eye Candy).
- Sound Indicator.
- Evolution and Gwibber.
- Ubuntu One.
- Unity - Ubuntu Netbook Interface.
- New Ubuntu Font.
- The New Installer.
Linux fans today celebrated one of the geekiest days of the year with the release of Ubuntu 10.10, otherwise known as Maverick Meerkat.
This one is really a good one review covering:
- Better software management.
- Easier dual boots.
- Audio makes good sound.
- Being social.
- Starting support for tablets and touch screen devices
- Ubuntu One: More than storage.
- Netbook focus.
There is no way to forget about this important market
Great screenshot tour, that also features a 2:18 minutes video
Talking about the number 10, this post features 10 good things you need to do to your Ubuntu fresh installation, in order to have:
- 3D graphics support.
- Ubuntu One file sync.
- Improve the messaging menu.
- and more.
This review includes, two pages review, the specs of the operating system, and a nice photo gallery
This one covers, also some features with screenshots, all along three pages.
As one my expect the review of How-to-geek is really a good one, covering:
- The Ubuntu Font Debuts.
- Email, Chat and Microblogging Are Integrated Well.
- The Software Center is Better Organized, Offers For-Pay Software.
- The Installer is Simpler and Faster.
- Other New Additions.
Another post about what to do after installation, good ones to have access, to DVDs, proprietary codecs, and more
And finally, the letter from Mark Shuttleworth