Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Moves From Eucalyptus Trees to the Cloud
Ubuntu 9.10, Karmic Koala, has been officially announced, and promises to change, among other things, the one problem keeping Linux from world domination: the poop-colored desktop theme.
The next version, 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope, is almost at feature-freeze time and is scheduled to launch in April, in accordance with Ubuntu’s strict 6-month release calendar. Karmic Koala should follow in October, so it’s a while off, but it’s cool to see what’s coming up in the future.
There isn’t much info on Karmic Koala yet, just some broad outlines of the direction the team plans to take Ubuntu. It’ll be optimized for netbooks, since the advent of the mini-lappie has resulted in a lot more Linux users, with profiles allowing for their shorter screens.
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