Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Oct 2013 22:05 UTC, submitted by Drumhellar
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu

After the customary six months of incubation, Ubuntu 13.10 - codenamed Saucy Salamander - has hatched. The new version of the popular Linux distribution brings updated applications and several new features, including augmented search capabilities in the Unity desktop shell.

Although Saucy Salamander offers some useful improvements, it's a relatively thin update. XMir, the most noteworthy item on the 13.10 roadmap, was ultimately deferred for inclusion in a future release. Canonical's efforts during the Saucy development cycle were largely focused on the company's new display server and upcoming Unity overhaul, but neither is yet ready for the desktop.

It's also the first version available for phones. Well, for the Nexus 4.

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RE[3]: Real News agout an OS
by Brunis on Fri 18th Oct 2013 07:43 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Real News agout an OS"
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I prefer to call it Windows 7.1...with a SO METROSEXUAL GUI. It should be a Windows 7 service pack at the most, really.

Are you talking about Windows8, the gutted, overhauled, UI replaced monstrocity? If you think that only warrants a .1 over windows 7 i'd have to respectfully disagree!

On an ontopic note, i've been installing almost every version of Ubuntu on my desktop since the beginning. I've never had a pleasant userfriendly experience with it and even though i'm a developer and have a Nexus4, i'd NEVER install that on my phone.

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