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Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Released


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Canonical today announces the desktop version of Ubuntu 12.10, the latest release of the popular open source operating system, will be available for public download on the 18th October 2012. As part of Canonical’s objective to make all content easier to access, Ubuntu 12.10 introduces innovations that bring together desktop and cloud-based experiences, representing the next stage in the transition to a multi-device, cloud-based world.

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In addition to the Dash, Ubuntu 12.10 includes Previews which give large, clear previews of content as it appears in the Dash search results. There's also the new Web Apps feature which offers integration between the desktop and online environment by making frequently-used web applications (Facebook, Twitter, Last.FM, eBay and Gmail) available directly from the desktop without the need to launch the browser.

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