Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th Oct 2008 15:28 UTC, submitted by M-Saunders
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Bang on target, the new version of Ubuntu Linux is available for our downloading pleasure. Amongst various changes it sports updates to the installer, improved networking, and a new 'Mobile USB' version geared towards the blossoming netbook market. Grab a copy from the Ubuntu website, and check out Linux Format's hands-on look. Or the one at Simple Thoughts. Or the one at PolishLinux. And probably a few other websites as well.
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..still has the rubbish boot screen
by horsnell on Thu 30th Oct 2008 16:22 UTC
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Why is Ubuntu's boot splash still as boring as Windows XP? and why when I hit escape do I get a horrid dos like screen.

Fedora and Suse both have much nicer terminal fonts and layouts during boot.

Also even Grub on Ubuntu is dissapointing.

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