Ubuntu is 10 years old!

Ubuntu is 10 years old! New release Utopic Unicorn is available for download
Canonical has posted the final release of the new version of Ubuntu, Ubuntu Unicorn under version 14.10. As far as can be judged, the new version of Canonical decided to mark the date of the circular. The fact that Ubuntu has turned 10 years old. The first release came just in October, 2004. Over the past two years has sold more than 30 million PCs with preinstalled Ubuntu distribution. Over the past few years, the number of PCs and laptops running Ubuntu has increased several times.

It is worth noting that in version 14.10 is nothing revolutionary new. The developers claim that all updates to the Ubuntu Unicorn, or rather, the majority will be of interest to developers in the first place. In addition, much attention is paid to developers OS security.

As a novelty presents Ubuntu Developer Tools Centre, which simplifies the task of developing under Ubuntu. It has everything Toolkits Android with all dependent libraries. In addition, many of the usual application LibreOffice, Firefox, Chromium and Rhythmbox updated. If someone looks Netflix, it is now possible to watch TV shows and movies through Chrome in Ubuntu.

Changes were made to the following applications:

Linux Kernel 3.16
Firefox 33
Thunderbird 33
Nautilus 3.10
Evince 3.14
Rhythmbox 3.0.3
Unity 7.3.1

And the same in Server-version:

OpenStack 2014.1
Libvirt 1.2.8
Qemu 2.1
Cgmanager 0.32
LXC 1.1
cloud-init 0.7.6
Docker 1.2

3.16 kernel now supports Power8 architecture and ARM 64, as well as graphics chips from NVIDIA and AMD, plus Haswell, Broadwell, Merrifield and Cherryview. At the core is also including support for video decoder Radeon H.264.

Well, you can download it all here: www.ubuntu.com/download

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