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Short new Ubuntu 10.04 description

As we have been expected, Ubuntu has been released on April 29th, 2010 for long support, also known as Lucid Lynx. This is the twelfth release of the Ubuntu Operating System.

What's under the hood:
· GNOME 2.30.0 desktop environment;
· Linux kernel 2.6.32.11;
· Nouveau video driver;
· X.Org 7.5;
· X.Org server 1.7.6;
· Compiz Fusion 0.8.4;
· Plymouth graphical boot manager;
· New artwork.

What applications are included:

· Calculator 5.28.2 (an arithmetic, scientific or financial calculator);
· CD/DVD Creator 2.30.0 (the built-in CD/DVD burning utility);
· Character Map 2.30.0 (permits to insert special characters into documents);
· Baobab 2.30.0 (disk usage analyzer);
· Gedit 2.30.0 (a small and lightweight text editor with intuitive spell-checker);
· Seahorse 2.30.0 (passwords and encryption keys manager);
· Search for Files (default system search application);
· Gnome Screenshot 2.30.0 (saves images of your desktop or individual windows);
· Gnome Terminal 2.29.6 (allows you to use the command-line);
· Tomboy 1.2.0 (desktop note-taking application).



Graphics:

· F-Spot 0.6.1.5 (photo manager, RAW importer and editor);
· OpenOffice.org Drawing 3.2.0 (drawings, logos, flow charts creator and editor);
· Simple Scan 1.0.2 (scan, copy and fax images).

Internet tools:

· Empathy 2.30.0.1 (multi-protocol instant messenger);
· Firefox 3.6.3 (the ever-popular web browser);
· Gwibber 2.30.0.1 (a microblogging client);
· Vinagre 2.30.0 (remote desktop viewer);
· Terminal Server Client 0.150 (rdesktop, vncviewer, wfica, xnest frontend);
· Transmission 1.92 (lightweight BitTorrent client).



Office tools:

· Dictionary 2.30.0 (a tool to search word definitions and spelling in an online dictionary);
· Evolution 2.28.3 (powerful e-mail client);
· OpenOffice.org Suite 3.2.0 (spreadsheet, presentation and word processor).

Sound and Video:

· Brasero 2.30.0 (CD/DVD burning application);
· Totem 2.30.0 (DVD-Video, DivX, XviD, WMV, MOV player);
· PiTiVi 0.13.4 (movie creator and editor);
· Rhythmbox 0.12.8 (Last.fm, radio and music player/organizer);
· Sound Recorder 2.30.0 (audio recording tool).

System Administration Utilities:

· Computer Janitor 1.13.3 (a tool that removes obsolete files and cleans your system);
· Palimpsest Disk Utility 2.30.1 (disk drive management and configuration utility);
· Ubuntu Software Center 2.0.2 (software installer/updater tool).



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