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Elementary OS Luna Beta 2 Released

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Published on 06 May 2013 06:35 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems
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The second beta release of Elementary OS "Luna" 0.2 is now available for testing.

Elementary OS, the Ubuntu-derived Linux distribution that focuses on simplicity and ease-of-use, has put out their second beta after five months of development time passed since Luna Beta 1. Among the changes are improved internationalization, multiple display support, visual enhancements, and updated applications.

Among the changes for Elementary OS 0.2 Beta 2 is updating the Midori web-browser, Shotwell for photo support, better Facebook integration, and a whole lot of other software package updates.

More details on the new release can be found in the release announcement at ElementaryOS.org.

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