Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 31st Mar 2011 22:23 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Ubuntu has released the first beta for Ubuntu 11.04. This si the first release where Unity is the default desktop environment. All the official Ubuntu derivatives have also bee beta'd.
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Tried the Beta...
by tubatodd on Fri 1st Apr 2011 16:04 UTC
tubatodd
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2007-07-03

I gave 11.04 beta a spin last night.

1. Still a little buggy (yeah yeah...it's a beta)
2. Was able to properly setup my dual screen resolutions; laptop [secondary] + 22" LCD [primary] (was borked in alpha3)
3. Can't seem to find a way to properly configure which display is "primary"
4. Unity has placed the panel at the top of BOTH screens. From a usability standpoint, it should only be on the primary.
5. I don't know if it was just me, but as a whole the desktop experience seemed more responsive.
6. Over all, I think after some getting used to, Unity may provide a nice user experience.

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