distribution developers Canonical have announced the availability of Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2, the second edition of this new Beta version of Ubuntu that has among others a novelty that we talked about: Synaptic no longer available Ubuntu default . Obviously, you can install from the official repos, which is still available.
the announcement at the official mailing list highlights other developments, such as a new set of ISO images for ARM architectures that will be available before the final release, and for example be used to install Ubuntu 11.10 Toshiba netbook in the AC100 or on a development board, the Freescale i.MX53.
have also advanced in the integration of GNOME 3 with the inclusion of the latest development version, 3.1.92 GNOME , and the kernel is based on the 3.0.4 kernel.
In the same announcement also discuss improvements in other variants of Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server as , which includes Orchestra (to provide services in data centers), Juju (formerly Ensemble) and re-inclusion of the Xen hypervisor .
Kubuntu KDE Beta 2 arrives SC 4.7.1, including the suite of personal information management kdepim 4.7, which also carried out for the new uid incl Kmail 2 .
Another curiosity is the replacement of Firefox Chromium as the default browser in Mythbuntu, a unique decision could be a prelude to what may someday come to the main distribution, Ubuntu.
You can get more information about this release in the “technical vision” and download Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 (oneiric Ocelot) from the official website or from the following links: