posted by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Oct 2010 22:17 UTC
"Ubuntu 10.10, codenamed Maverick Meerkat, emerged from its burrow this month with some important changes. [...] One of the most significant changes in Ubuntu 10.10 is the introduction of Unity, a totally new netbook environment that has some promising design characteristics. Although Unity is an impressive offering, it has some kinks that need to be worked out before it will be ready for mainstream adoption. In this review, we will take a close look at 10.10's changes, with a focus on how these changes impact the Ubuntu user experience. Unity's scope and significance for Ubuntu make it an especially important part of this release, so we decided to devote a considerable portion of the review to exploring its features."