Ubuntu 8.10 Alpha 4 is now available as a VMware Virtual Appliance free download.
The fourth alpha release of Ubuntu 8.10 “Intrepid Ibex” is ready for testing.
- X.Org server 1.5 brings much better support for hot-plugable input devices such as tablets, keyboards, or mice
- Linux kernel 2.6.26
- encrypted private directory
- guest session – the GNOME user switching applet now provides an extra entry for starting a guest session, this creates a temporary password-less user account with restricted privileges
- Network Manager 0.7 which comes with long-expected features, such as managing system-wide settings, 3G connections (GSM/CDMA.), multiple active devices, PPP and PPPoE connections, devices with static IP configurations, routes for devices.
Last updated: 08/25/2008