Bang of the release schedule, the next version of Ubuntu, Ubuntu 8.10 dubbed the Intrepid Ibex was released on October 30th.
Ubuntu Intrepix Ibex brings in some new features like
- DKMS – Dynamic Kernel Module Support, DKMS means it’s very easy to rebuild modules (such as drivers) as you upgrade kernels.
- USB installation support for converting ISO CD image files into USB-live compatible files.
- X.Org 7.4 brings in hot-plug support for multi-monitor setup – plugin the external monitor and resolution etc are automatically detected and set.
- GNOME 2.24 brings in some bug fixes and gives Nautilus tab support – which has been in Koqnueror and Dolphin since ages
- Totem and Rhythmbox display a menu showing Free To Air media from BBC
- Support for Guest Sessions – Guest sessions allow users to lock down a session easily so a guest can use the full system without interference with programs or data.
You can download Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex from the links given below:
- Upgrading your existing Ubuntu installation to Intrepid Ibex
- Solutions for Nvidia restricted drivers after Ubuntu 8.10 Upgrade
- 10 Things to Do After you Install Ubuntu
Have you upgraded to Intrepid Ibex? What’re your thoughts? How do you like it? Do drop a comment!