Ubuntu 12.10 video
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Unity changes: Dash previews, webapps support, more
And of course, this new lens has previews support as well:
Examples of what the new WebApps technology can do:
- Control Grooveshark from the Ubuntu Sound Menu
- See how many unread emails you have in your Gmail or Yahoo Mail inbox from the Ubuntu Messaging Menu
- Get native desktop notifications for Google+
Even though initially the plan was to upgrade all the GNOME applications to version 3.6, Nautilus has been reverted and the final Ubuntu 12.10 release ships with Nautilus 3.4.2, the same version used in Ubuntu 12.04:
Another important change is that Compiz now works on GLES.
Unity 2D removed, no more CD-sized image, DVD or alternate images
The fallback session is available in the repositories as well, and it works, even with Compiz:
Default Ubuntu 12.10 artwork
Download Ubuntu 12.10
Download Ubuntu 12.10 from http://www.ubuntu.com/ and, like the homepage says “Avoid the pain of Windows 8.”
Also check out the official release notes!