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Ubuntu Edgy Eft Realeased

Posted by chantra on October 27th, 2006

Ubuntu 6.10, code named Edgy Eft, has been released on the 26th October 2006.
You can get it for download from ubuntu mirrors. Download it and try it ;).

Here is an excerpt of the new features:

  • Tomboy, an easy-to-use and efficient note-taking tool
  • F-Spot, a photo management tool that enables tagging, photo editing and automatic uploading to on-line web management sites such as Flickr
  • GNOME 2.16, which in addition to new features such as enhanced power management, makes the GNOME desktop more secure, faster and more stable
  • Upstart, a replacement start-up manager offering a cleaner design, eye-catching effects and a substantially faster boot time
  • The latest Firefox web browser, which offers inline spell check support in web forms, easy recovery of crashed sessions, built-in phishing detectors, enhanced search engine management with built in OpenSearch support, and better support for previewing and subscribing to web feeds
  • Proactive security features, preventing many common security vulnerabilities even before they are discovered
  • Evolution 2.8.0, which brings new features such as vertical message panes

You can get the whole release note from edgy eft release note official page.

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