Kubuntu - Kubuntu 7.10 - Gutsy Gibbon On the Streets
Version 7.10 of Kubuntu, the edition of Ubuntu which uses KDE as its desktop, has been released. Main features:
- KDE v3.5.8
- Dolphin, rather than Konqueror, as the default file manager
- A restricted driver manager application and single package installer
- OpenOffice.org v2.3
- Kontact Enterprise version
- Strigi desktop searching
- KDE 4 beta 3
- Linux kernel v2.6.22, GCC v4.2, X.org 7.2, Python v2.5, Qyoto (Qt/C#) and Jambi (Qt/Java) bindings
- Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) support on systems which support it
- Free Windows software on the Desktop CD
Downloads are here. There is a Desktop CD (an installable live CD, like PCLinuxOS) and an alternate CD (for any specialised installation requirements including LVM and RAID, the new name for the old installation CD), both available in 32-bit and 64-bit versions. You can also upgrade using APT from Feisty (see the announcement page).
This is part of the Ubuntu v7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) release. The GNOME version, simply called Ubuntu, features GNOME v2.20, Evolution 2.8, Firefox 2.0 with an improved plug-in finder, Compiz Fusion (3D desktop effects) enabled by default and desktop searching. Ubuntu also has a server edition with automatic LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) installation. Downloads are here.