Friday, September 28, 2012
Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2
The second and final beta release of Ubuntu 12.10, code name "Quantal Quetzal", is ready for testing: "The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. Some of the new features available since beta 1 are: Quantal beta 2 includes the 3.5.0-15.23 Ubuntu Linux kernel which is based on the 3.5.4 upstream Linux kernel; Unity has been updated to version 6.6 which contains the new default web application in the launcher, a new shopping lens, improvements to the dash and multiple bug fixes; GNOME has been updated to 3.5.92 for most components (some to 3.6.0); accessibility is turned on by default." Read the release announcement and release notes for more information. Download (SHA256): ubuntu-12.10-beta2-desktop-i386.iso (751MB, torrent), ubuntu-12.10-beta2-desktop-amd64.iso (756MB, torrent). Updated CD and DVD images for Kubuntu (download, release notes), Xubuntu (download, announcement), Lubuntu (download), Edubuntu (download) and Ubuntu Studio (download) are also available.