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[Reviews]: Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 3 Review “Desktop, Netbook” Maverick Meerkat

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Third alpha of ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat released, many improvement and packages upgrade all listed on Maverick blueprint list. Check older review for ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 Here.

Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 3 Release announcement Here, Release Notes Here.

Download Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 3

Desktop PC ” direct link” intel x86 Link – “64 bit, AMD” Link.

Netbook “direct link” intel x86 Link, “Torrent” Link.

Also check full Download list for desktop, Server, Netbook, alternative For torrent links and direct links Here.

Testing environment:

Using virtual machine virtual box: 512 MB of RAM, 2.1 Ghz single core processor, 12 MB of video memory.

This release definitely better than Alpha 2 quite good booting time, on ubuntu 10.10 alpha 2 got many crashes, alpha 3 working smoothly till reaching the desktop.

Including Kernel 2.6.35-14.19 Gnome 2.31, same default applications and games coming with all releases for multimedia applications, graphics ” not including Gimp any more from first alpha of 10.10″, open office kit included, internet applications ” firefox 3.6.8 “, Gwibber, empathy, transmissions…

Netbook version including new Unity Desktop. same looking to older versions of Unity Netbook that contain global menu, left vertical bar to adding applications as same as a dock ” but it’s not a dock even better.

Check Maverick Blueprint for developments and full packages update  Here.

Adding a new enhancement to the sound controller to be able to control the Rhythmbox and control recent play list you have. Also small buttons for next, previous, and pause music. this feature show up on sound menu when you open Rhythmbox.

Included improvement for Ubuntu software center looks cooler than ever same features for sharing softwares using gwibber, specific information for license and update informations.

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