Ubuntu, everyone’s favourite open source Linux distribution, has reached version 10.10 today, with the addition of a few new features and the streamlining of existing ones. Rather than spend a long time on the introduction, let’s just get straight to it, and check out the new additions in “Maverick Meerkat”.
As the last version of Ubuntu, 10.04, was a long term support release, there aren’t massive amounts of changes going on in the new version, as is expected with more minor releases. However, there are a few neat additions that we can get stuck in to!
The one thing that a lot of people ask me questions about when getting started is how to install Linux without any trouble! A lot of progress has been made in recent versions to make the installation process as simple and painless as possible, and for the most part it is.