[opensource] Ubuntu 6.10 Released

Alexander J. Lingo lingo.13 at osu.edu
Thu Oct 26 12:23:31 EDT 2006


The computer DL190 in our office, CL112F, has a pre-release version of
6.10on it, and will soon be updated to the final bits.

-- alex

On 10/26/06, Jim Dinan <dinan at cse.ohio-state.edu> wrote:
>
> Edgy Eft is out!  From the press release:
>
> ----
>
> The desktop version introduces a host of new features, an improved
> interface and a wide variety of new applications and desktop tools
> making Ubuntu 6.10 flexible and user-friendly. Enhancements include:
>
> * Tomboy, an easy-to-use and efficient note-taking tool
>
> * F-Spot, a photo management tool that enables tagging, photo editing
> and automatic uploading to on-line web management sites such as Flickr
>
> * GNOME 2.16, which in addition to new features such as enhanced power
> management, makes the GNOME desktop more secure, faster and more stable
>
> * Upstart, a replacement start-up manager offering a cleaner design,
> eye-catching effects and a substantially faster boot time
>
> * The latest Firefox web browser, which offers inline spell check
> support in web forms, easy recovery of crashed sessions, built-in
> phishing detectors, enhanced search engine management with built in
> OpenSearch support, and better support for previewing and subscribing to
> web feeds
>
> * Proactive security features, preventing many common security
> vulnerabilities even before they are discovered
>
> * Evolution 2.8.0, which brings new features such as vertical message
> panes
>
> Read more at: http://www.ubuntu.com/news/610released
>
> -----
>
> Edgy also includes a pre-release of the upcoming LTSP-5 (Linux Terminal
> Server Project) which would make a great meeting topic if anyone is
> interested in taking it up.  :)
>
>   - jim.
>
> --
> James Dinan <dinan at cse.ohio-state.edu>
>
> Graduate RA - Computer Science and Engineering
>                The Ohio State University
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