i seem to be behind the latest news on the latest release of the Ubuntu Linux operating system. Ubuntu 7.10 Beta, codenamed “Gutsy Gibbon” was released last September 27, 2007. this newest release of the popular Linux distro boasts of an integrated compositing window manager backed by Compiz Fusion, automatic printer installation, fast user switching, dynamic screen configuration and handling of what driver to use for your graphics card without having to go to the terminal, plus lots more!
Ubuntu 7.10 Beta released
“the Ubuntu team is proud to announce the beta release of Ubuntu 7.10 and itsvariants, Kubuntu, Edubuntu and Xubuntu. Codenamed “Gutsy Gibbon”, 7.10 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution.Ubuntu 7.10 on the desktop features a cutting-edge graphical experience with composited desktop effects, fully automated printer installation, and superior support for Firefox browser plugins. Ubuntu 7.10 server edition brings enhanced security-in-depth with AppArmor and easy install-time options for multiple common server configurations.”