One of the popular Linux Debian based operating system Ubuntu team has announced the first beta version of 10.04. It is released on three different format Desktop, Server and Netbook editions. Before the first beta version, the three
series alpha 1 alpha 2 and alpha 3 was released, The first beta version of Ubuntu 10.04 has been name beta 1. Various new features has been added in the new version 10.04. According to the Ubuntu official website the final stable version of Ubuntu 10.04 will be release in April 29 2010.
The ubuntu 10.04 version contain the following features.
it includes the latest GNOME desktop environment with the enormous features.
As the pervious version Ubuntu 10.04 contain the popular browser mozilla firefox. but the default search engine of the Ubuntu has been change to yahoo but the user can change it according to their requirement
Linux Kernel 2.6.32
Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1 includes the 2.6.32-16.25 kernel based on 126.96.36.199.
it will remove HAL from booting process which makes it fast to boot and resume
New boot experience indicator and theme
The NEW Ubuntu 10.04 beta1 has additional two theme which makes it more attractive. the notification area has got various function like consistent user experiences session management and design for communication and many other task
New Improved support for Nvidia graphics driver
With new Ubuntu 10.04 the three driver of nvida. nvidia-current (190.53), nvidia-173, and nvidia-96 can be installed simultaneously
Include Social networking integration
Ubuntu 10.04 beta 1 has been able to address the most growing social networking site with build in integration like Twitter, identi.ca, Facebook, and other social networks with the MeMenu in the panel
Ubuntu Music Store
With the Ubuntu 10.04 the user can purchase million of song from the Ubuntu desktop. you can see ubuntu one for public beta launch