Last Thursday, Ubuntu released their Gutsy Gibbon version of their popular Linux distribution. Accurately labeled as version 7.10, this new Ubuntu release boasts of a lot of new features and improvements.
Listed on its main website, there are 16 featured improvements affecting the following:
- GNOME 2.20
- Desktop 3D effects
- Desktop search
- Fast user switching
- Firefox plugins in Ubuntu
- Dynamic screen configuration
- Graphical configuration tool for X
- Fully automatic printer installation
- Handling of non-free device drivers
- NTFS writing
- Power consumption
- Encrypted hard disks
- AppArmor security framework
- Additional installation profiles for Ubuntu Server
- Profile-based Authentication Configuration
- Improved thin-client support
For more detailed description of these new features, please visit their website.
Anyway, I have this version running as a guest OS onon my Mac and I must say that it rocks! It runs uberfast to a point that you may think that it is not running as a guest OS! Try it out and see.