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Review of Ubuntu 7.10 (gutsy) new features and changes

September 27, 2007 Leave a comment Go to comments

Startup and shutdown screens won’t blink any more, so no more watching of a boring black screen even for a second. Desktop theme received some minor updates: some pixels changed at the mouse cursors to make them more eye pleasant. Evolution is now displaying popup at the tray in case of a message arrival. In the file manager an image thumbnails will be automatically rotated if they were taken with a camera. Buttons of the ‘windows list’ applet in Ubuntu 7.10 will stay they original size despite a change of a window title, for example in case of web browser tab change. The very impressive Deskbar applet is initially activated. Microsoft ntfs file system support should be available for reading and writing by default (by ntfs-3g driver using FUSE). Additional set of utilities for manipulation with ntfs partitions such as format, resize, undelete and etc. is accessible via ‘ntfsprogs’ package. Read more >>

[ Source: Tolero’s tech notes ]

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