Today is Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon release day!

ubuntu logoLatest version of highly popular Linux distribution Ubuntu is to be released today (2007, October 18th). It’s named Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon and has release number 7.10. Here are some of Gutsy features that are available out-of-the-box:

  • GNOME 2.20
  • Desktop 3D effectsfast switch
  • Desktop search
  • Fast user switching
  • Firefox plugins in Ubuntu
  • Dynamic screen configuration
  • Graphical configuration tool for X
  • Handling of non-free device drivers
  • NTFS writing
  • Power consumption
  • AppArmor security framework
  • Additional installation profiles for Ubuntu Server
  • Profile-based Authentication Configuration
  • Improved thin-client support
  • Fully automatic printer installation

printer autodetection

Get latest Ubuntu ISO images from these servers:

(Ubuntu)
(Kubuntu)
(Edubuntu)
(Xubuntu)

Please note that at 10 am GMT+3 ISO images weren’t available yet but I’m sure that when you’re reading this post they are there! 🙂

In order to upgrade your Ubuntu to latest version just execute update-manager -d -c and follow the instructions. I’m already upgrading 😉

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Stefan Durand

My name is Stefan, I'm the admin of LinuxScrew. I am a full-time Linux/Unix sysadmin, a hobby Python programmer, and a part-time blogger. I post useful guides, tips, and tutorials on common Linux and Programming issues. Feel free to reach out in the comment section.

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