Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Ubuntu 12.04 precice pangolin features.

Ubuntu 12.04 precise pangolin is expected to be releasing tomorrow, sources confirmed that 12.04 LTS is coming with loads of new features along with a fresh Kernel.

The Head Up Display or HUD is the prime change in Upcoming 12.04 LTS

HUD is a new way to quickly search and access any desktop application’s and indicator’s menu,” HUD can be accessed by pressing the Alt key and typing in a description of what you want to do. The software will then return a set of corresponding entries, including some fuzzy matching, the project team says. Over time, it also learns from your previous choices to make the search more and more accurate.

Power Savings

Definitely power saving is the important change after HUD. 12.04 enabled with RC6--the technology that allows GPUs to go into a very low power consumption state when the GPU is idle--is now enabled by default for Sandy Bridge systems. The result can be improvements of between 40 and 60 percent in power usage under idle loads.

Clickpad or Trackpad support

Ubuntu 12.04 now includes support for ClickPads, On which the physical button is integrated into the trackpad surface. Coming in Ubuntu's next release will be support for Apple Magic Trackpads and more devices, the Ubuntu team says.

Improved language support

When users install new software through the Ubuntu Software Center, the corresponding language support packages--including translations and spell check modules--are now installed automatically as well. reduces user effort to install them manually after software installation.

New Kernel

Stable release of Precise Pangolin,  includes the 3.2.0-17.27 Ubuntu kernel, which is based on version 3.2.6 of the upstream stable Linux kernel.

Updated Unity 

In this new release, the "Appearance" panel in the software's system settings lets you more easily configure some properties of Unity. For bookmark users, the Unity launcher now also includes Nautilus quicklist support.

Along with the above changes Ubuntu 12.04 coming with New version of Libre office and as usual, Rhythmbox as Default music Player

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