Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Officially Released

Download Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin right now!

By on April 26th, 2012 10:20 GMT

Dear Ubuntu geeks, Softpedia is the first to announced today, April 26th, that the final and stable release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is here, available on mirrors worldwide (see the download links at the end of the article).

Dubbed Precise Pangolin, the new Ubuntu 12.04 operating system is the 16th release of the Ubuntu OS and it will be supported for five (yes, 5) years on both desktops and servers.

Powered by Linux kernel 3.2 and the GNOME 3.4 desktop environment, with the powerful and greatly improved Unity interface on top of it, the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) release brings overall improvements, updated apps, and new features.

Precise Pangolin comes in the following editions: Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Cloud Server, Ubuntu Netboot, Ubuntu Core, Ubuntu Studio, Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, and Mythbuntu.

Click here to view the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS screenshot tour!

Click here to view the Kubuntu 12.04 LTS screenshot tour!

Click here to view the Xubuntu 12.04 LTS screenshot tour!

Click here to view the Edubuntu 12.04 LTS screenshot tour!

Click here to view the Lubuntu 12.04 screenshot tour!

Under the hood of Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin):

· Unity 3D interface 5.10;
· Unity 2D interface 5.10;
· GNOME 3.4.1;
· Linux kernel 3.2.12;
· X.Org 7.6;
· Xorg Server 1.11.4;
· Upstart 1.5;
· GCC 4.6.3 toolchain;
· Python 2.7.3 and Python 3.2.3;
· Compiz Fusion 0.9.7.6.

The Ubuntu 12.04 LTS feature tour:

· Improved desktop experience - yes, still powered by the Unity interface, now with lots of internal improvements and new quicklists;
· Unity configuration - implemented in the System Settings -> Appearance panel, allows you to easily resize the launcher and set its behavior;
· Head-Up Display - or HUD for short, offers a new way to quickly search and access any menu of desktop applications and indicators;
· Intelligent login screen - powered by LightDM, which now supports wallpapers;
· Rhythmbox - replaces Banshee as the default music player and organizer, includes Ubuntu One music store;
· 14 new beautiful wallpapers - from various photographers and artists around the world;
· Updated web browser - Mozilla Firefox 11.0 is once again the default web browser, doing a very good job;
· Updated email and calendar client - Mozilla Thunderbird 11.0 is the default mail client;
· New video lens - linked to YouTube and other video hosting sites, allow you to easily search local and online videos;
· ClickPad support - enhanced support for trackpad devices;
· Ubuntu One improvements - including a new Control Panel and proxy support.
· ...and many more other small features for you to discover!
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Download Ubuntu Core 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) right now from Softpedia.

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Download Lubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) right now from Softpedia.

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