Thursday, 26 May 2011

Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Feature List

Ubuntu 11.10, the eccentrically named Oneiric Ocelot was announced back in March, 2011. We now have a confirmed feature list for the release due October 13th, 2011.

For the desktop edition:
  • Linux kernel 2.6.40
  • GNOME 3 - but without Gnome Shell
  • GTK 3
  • LightDM as default login manager
  • X.org 1.10
  • Unity improvements and bug fixing
  • Unity usability, accessibility, automated and stress testing
  • Mozilla Thunderbird as the default mail client (Alpha 3)
  • Deja Dup candidate application for backup tasks
  • Utilities for building localized CD's
  • Backports package selection was integrated into the UI
  • Improvements to Software Center's Reviews and Ratings functions
  • Improved multiarch
  • Python updated to version 2.7 and 3.2
  • New artwork
Feature-Freeze will be moved to lock-down code after Alpha 3

Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Release Schedule:
  • June 2nd, 2011 - Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 1 release
  • June 30th, 2011 - Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 2 release
  • August 4th, 2011 - Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 3 release
  • September 1st, 2011 - Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 release
  • September 22nd, 2011 - Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 release
  • October 13th, 2011 - Final release of Ubuntu 11.10

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