Ubuntu 12.04 apha 2 released (major screenshots)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS code name “precise Pangolin alpha 2 has been released and available for download. We have cover some major changes in ubuntu 12.04 in its very early development release alpha 1. This post will cover some screenshot  and the major changes in Ubuntu 12.04 since alpha 1. Here is the quck tour of Ubuntu 12.04 alpha 2.

Major Changes in Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha 2

Linux Kernel 3.2.2 (3.2.0 in Alpha 1)

Ubuntu 12.04 alpha 2 screenshot

The kernel has been updated to 3.2.0 based on the most recent v3.2.2 upstream stable kernel. The kernel has been update since alpha 1. The alpha 1 has 3.2.0-2.5 kernel

Unity 5.0

There has been significant change in Unity in Ubuntu 12.04 alpha 2. Though Ubuntu 5.2 has already been released. Unity 5.0 has been used. Some of the major changes in Unity are listed Below with screenshot

Quicklist items 

ubuntu12.04 alpha 2 screenshot

Ubuntu 12.04 alpha 2

You can easily access all available lenses with right click from QuickList.

CCMS setting

The several activity can be managed through CCMS. The amount of hideen time initially display while launching application can be modified using CCSM. Other major milestone in the release is the Unity has been integarete with the system setting. You can do several things Under User interface setting. change the size of the launcher. autohide the launcher in the defined spot, two spot is available left side and top left corner.

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Other Minor changes

background ubuntu 12.04 alpha 2

The login screen automatically get the background selected by the user. For example three different user has set different own background in same PC by click on the user the background change automatically.

Default Application In Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha 2

The default application used in Ubuntu 12.04 alpha 2 are : LibreOffice 3.5 beta 2, Firefox 10, Thunderbird 10, Nautilus 3.3.4, Rhythmbox 2.95, Gedit 3.3.2, LibreOffice 3.5.0 beta 2, Totem 3.0.1, Empathy 3.3.4, Shotwell 0.11.91, Gwibber 3.3.3, Transmission Bittorrent Client 2.42, Deja Dup Backup Tool 21.2.

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5 Responses to Ubuntu 12.04 apha 2 released (major screenshots)

  1. Priyanka INDIA Mozilla Firefox Windows says:

    will download soon. thanks for the info! :)

  2. Oscar Leymeister UNITED STATES Flock Windows says:

    can I just upgrade from 11.04

    • Fran ARGENTINA Google Chrome Linux says:

      Yeah, sure you can, just open up a terminal and type: sudo update-manager -d …..that’ll bring a pop-up window with 12.04 version to be upgraded

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