Ubuntu 8.10

Ubuntu 8.10

Article from Issue 98/2009

 

The powerful and practical Ubuntu Linux is known around the world for reliability and ease of use. Ubuntu's uncluttered menus deliver a smart collection of some of the best and brightest open source tools. This month's double-sided DVD comes with 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid Ibex."

New with the latest release is the Gnome 2.24 desktop, which offers better video conferencing, new themes, and improvements to the Nautilus file manager. You'll also find an improved NetworkManager utility and updates to many of the principal Ubuntu applications.

Highlights

Linux kernel 2.6.27

Gnome 2.24

Synaptic 0.6.2

Nautilus 2.24.1

Evolution 2.24.1

Firefox 3.0.0

GIMP 2.6

OpenOffice 2.4.0

Brasero 0.8.2

Rhythmbox 0.11.6

Totem 2.24.2

F-Spot 0.5.0

Ekiga 2.0.12

Tomboy 0.12.0

Samba 3.2

Python 2.5.2

Additional Resources

[1] Ubuntu Linux: http://www.ubuntu.com/

[2] Ubuntu Forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/

[3] Ubuntu wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/

[4] Kubuntu – Ubuntu KDE derivate: http://www.kubuntu.org/

[5] Edubuntu – Ubuntu derivate for schools: http://www.edubuntu.org/

System Requirements

Processor: Runs on most Intel x86-based PCs, such as Intel Pentium and AMD Athlon

Memory: 384MB Minimum

Free Disk Space: 2GB Minimum

Double-sided DVD

This DVD is a double-sided disc. A DVD device always reads the side of the disc that is facing down. This DVD is labeled like a normal DVD – the label you see as you place the disk into the tray applies to the data on the opposite side.

Help & Support

For a summary of Ubuntu community resources, see http://www.ubuntu.com/support. For information on paid professional support, see http://www.ubuntu.com/support/paid.

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