Ubuntu Linux 11.04
Dubbed Natty Narwhal, Ubuntu 11.04 brings some major changes to the traditional Ubuntu desktop.
As the conventional desktop gets a major overhaul, the brand-spanking new Unity interface is busy preparing itself to replace the time-honored Gnome interface. Furthermore, some well-known default applications are getting replaced by newer and more feature-laden ones.
Get easy access to your favourite tools and applications with our lovely new launcher. You can hide and reveal it, add and remove apps and keep track of your open windows.
The new dash offers a great way to get to your shortcuts and search for more apps and programs. So you can get fast access to your email, music, pictures and much more.
You can surf in safety with Ubuntu - confident that your files and data will stay protected. A built-in firewall and virus protection come as standard. And if a potential threat appears, we provide automatic updates which you can install in a single click.
Ubuntu loads quickly on any computer, but it's super-fast on newer machines. With no unnecessary programs and trial software slowing things down, booting up and opening a browser takes seconds. Unlike other operating systems that leave you staring at the screen, waiting to get online.
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Unity is the most conspicuous change to the Ubuntu desktop to date. To new users this means that they'll be able to get their hands on a completely new form of desktop, replete with a totally new interface
Libreoffice. This newly created or rather forked office suite offers the same features as Openoffice so old users won't have any trouble switching. Additionally, the Libreoffice team is working assiduously to clean up code that dates back to 20 years.
2.6.38 kernel In November 2010, the Linux kernel received a small patch that radically boosted the performance of the Linux kernel across desktops and workstations. The patch has been incorporated in the kernel 2.6.38 which will be a part of Natty
Ubuntu One - Ubuntu's approach to integrating the desktop with the cloud. Like Dropbox it provides an ample 2GB of space for keeping one's files on the cloud; however, it is meant to do much more than that.
Improved Software Center - keeping up with the competition, ratings and review will be a part of the Software store in Natty. This will help users choose better applications based on reviews and ratings submitted by other users.