Sunday, February 5, 2012

Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise Pangolin" alpha 2 has been released

Canonical announced release of alpha 2 of Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise Pangolin" on 2nd feb, 2012. It contains Unity 5.0 interface which is more better than in Ubuntu 11.10. The alpha 2 version includes Linux Kernel 3.2.2, Upstart 1.4, LibreOffice 3.5 beta 2.

In this version they made a slight modification in Unity 5.0 interface like lenses and scrol-bar design and some others. Here HUD [head-up display] is not included nut you can add them using its testing PPA by entering following command in terminal or you can add this PPA to your USC [Ubuntu Software Center] [how to add PPA to your USC].

       sudo add-apt-repository ppa:unity-team/hud
       sudo apt-get update 
       sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

There are some minor changes has been made like Rhythmbox is became default media player. Ubuntu One Music Store plug-in is not included by default. Tomboy and gBrainy are not installed in-built. "Apport" is by default crash reporter.

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