The all new Ubuntu 12.10 was released on October 18 as promised by the company. All the Ubuntu 12.04 users can upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 easily. Today, I will take you through a quick Ubuntu 12.10 tour as well as how to upgrade to Quanta Quetzal (12.10), from precise pangolin (12.04). Ubuntu has made lots of changes in 12.10. Lets take a look at them.
Top Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Features
Web Apps Integration
In Ubuntu 12.10, you have an option to integrate web apps like facebook and twitter with the operating system. You can access them right from your dashboard or your panel. Messages and notifications from these web applications will appear on your panel so that you don’t miss anything. You can also have these apps on the launcher. These web apps have all
the options in the launcher jump lists.
The New Set Of Wallpapers
The default wallpaper of ubuntu 12.10 is not very different from the previous version. But the other pre-loaded wallpapers are just amazing. These wallpapers were contributed to ubuntu by its own users and that is why Ubuntu is called the user powered operating system. Here are some of the wallpapers:
The Remote Login Feature
The remote login feature has been greatly improved in ubuntu 12.10. You can now login remotely right from the ubuntu login screen. You can login to windows 7, ubuntu 12.04, or ubuntu 12.10 itself. This feature allows you to do multiple computer management easily.
Right clicking on any application or file in the dashboard, will get you a preview of the app or file. Here is how it looks:
Its amazing isn’t it? Then what are you waiting for? Upgrade Today!
How To Upgrade To Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)
The upgradation process is very simple. The following are the steps to upgrade ubuntu precise pangolin to Quantal Quetzal:
#1: Open Ubuntu software updater and click on settings.
#2: You will find an option called “Notify Me A New Ubuntu Version” in the drop down menu next to that option, select “For Any New Version” and close.
#3: Now in the software updater, you will find an option to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal. Click on “Upgrade”.
#4: follow the wizard and you are done!
Have Fun with the all new ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal!