Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 Released

Beta 2 coming at the end of the month, September 22nd

By on September 1st, 2011 18:00 GMT

A few minutes ago, the first Beta version of the upcoming Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system was made available for testing by the Ubuntu developers. As usual, we've grabbed a copy of it in order to keep you up-to-date with the latest changes in the Ubuntu 11.10 development.

What's new in Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 1? Well, Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 features improved handling of 32-bit compatibility on 64-bit machines, thanks to the multiarch support.

Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 is now powered by Linux kernel 3.0.3, GNOME 3.1.5, Mozilla Thunderbird 7 and Mozilla Firefox 7. For more features please visit our in-depth article with the Top 10 Ubuntu 11.10 features.

What's new in Kubuntu 11.10 Beta 1? Well, the first Beta release of the upcoming Kubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system, is still built on top of the newly released KDE Software Compilation 4.7. No other notable features have been implemented since the last Alpha release.
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Kubuntu 11.10 Beta 1
What's new in Xubuntu 11.10 Beta 1? Well, the first Beta release of the upcoming Xubuntu 11.10 has the awesome LightDM login screen, pastebinit, Mousepad replaced Leafpad, added the Onboard onscreen keyboard, and a very nice new Plymouth boot splash screen.
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Xubuntu 11.10 Beta 1
On October 13th, 2011, Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) will become the fifthteenth release of the Ubuntu operating system. See you again in three weeks (September 22nd), for the second and last Beta release of the upcoming Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot).

The Oneiric Ocelot Release Schedule:

June 2nd, 2011 - Alpha 1 release
July 7th, 2011 - Alpha 2 release
August 4th, 2011 - Alpha 3 release
September 1st, 2011 - Beta 1 release
September 22nd, 2011 - Beta 2 release
October 13th, 2011 - Final release of Ubuntu 11.10

Download Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 (Oneiric Ocelot) right now from Softpedia.

Download Ubuntu Server 11.10 Beta 1 (Oneiric Ocelot) right now from Softpedia.

Download Ubuntu Cloud 11.10 Beta 1 (Oneiric Ocelot) right now from Softpedia.

Download Kubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 (Oneiric Ocelot) right now from Softpedia.

Download Xubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 (Oneiric Ocelot) right now from Softpedia.

Download Edubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 (Oneiric Ocelot) right now from Softpedia.

Download Ubuntu Studio 11.10 Beta 1 (Oneiric Ocelot) right now from Softpedia.

Download Mythbuntu 11.10 Beta 1 (Oneiric Ocelot) right now from Softpedia.

Download Lubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 (Oneiric Ocelot) right now from Softpedia.

Remember that this is a beta release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only. Please report bugs to the Ubuntu Bug Tracker.

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