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Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" Alpha 1 Released

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Published on 07 June 2012 04:19 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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On the same day as partnering with Microsoft, Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" Alpha 1 has been released.

Release information on Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 1 is available from this Ubuntu Wiki page. Key highlights though include shipping the Linux 3.4 kernel, integrating the GCC 4.7 compiler, updating to Python 3.0 for the Ubuntu desktop image, Firefox/Thunderbird are at version 13, Ubuntu Update Manager has been refreshed, some GNOME 3.4 packages have been pulled in, and there's a variety of other changes.

The release announcement from Kate Stewart is available on the mailing list.

Ubuntu 12.10 is slated for release on the 18th of October. For more of the Quantal Quetzal plans, see the Ubuntu 12.10 coverage so far from Phoronix as well as my notes from the UDS-Q summit in Oakland.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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