New In Precise Pangolin….

 


New in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin beta 2

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS beta 2 is released with major Unity changes. After this release final Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin will be released, so this is the last testing version of Ubuntu 12.04 before final release. Also, now Gnome 3.4 is present in official repositories, so if you want to use cutting edge Gnome-Shell release than you can easily install that.

For more detailed look into Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin you can see Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin LTS beta 1 New Features

Major Changes in Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2

Major changes are as following:

  • Unity files lens no longer relies on Zeitgeist, now it can show files that you never accessed.
  • Both 2D & 3D Unity launchers can now be configured for multi-monitor setup. You can display launcher on primary or multiple monitors.
  • HUD (searchable menu: can be accessed by tapping ALT key)  got new animation and now respects launcher behavior.
  • Now more default applications have quicklists.
  • Introduction of now system management application Landscape (helps you monitor, manage and update your entire Ubuntu infrastructure from a single interface)
  • Unity launcher progress bar support for Ubuntu Software Center.
  • Various improvements for Ambiance and Radiance themes.
  • Unity 2D is improved, it now looks almost same as Unity 3D. Also, HUD is now supported on Unity 2D.

Default Applications

Default Application that come pre-installed with Ubuntu 12.04 are all on top of GTK 3.3.20 with 3.2.0-20.33 Linux kernel based on the v3.2.12 upstream stable Linux kernel. Applications are following

  • Firefox 11
  • Nautilus 3.3.92
  • Thunderbird 11
  • Gedit 3.3.8
  • Rhythmbox 2.96
  • LibreOffice 3.5.1
  • Totem 3.0.1
  • Transmission 2.50
  • Empathy 3.3.92
  • Deja Dup Backup Tool 22.0
  • Shotwell 0.11.93
  • Gwibber 3.3.93
  • Ubuntu Software Center 5.1.13.2
  • System Settings (GNOME Control Center) 3.3.92

 

For more detailed look into Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin you can see Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin LTS beta 1 New Features