Mar 28, 2010

Upgrade to New version of Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

The Ubuntu development team have announced that the release of the first beta version 10.04 LTS under code Lucid Lynx brings a lot of new features.
To test this new version of Ubuntu you can do an upgrade from your system directly by pressing Alt+F2 and type in "update-manager -d" (without the quotes) into the command box. Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release '10.04' is available, then just follow the instructions on the screen.
Ubuntu 10.04

New features since Ubuntu 9.10

latest GNOME desktop environment
Linux kernel 2.6.32
KDE SC 4.4
HAL removal
Major new version of likewise-open
New default open source driver for nVidia hardware
Improved support for nVidia proprietary graphics drivers
New boot experience
New Indicators
New Themes
Ubuntu One File Syncing