Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Finally Arrives

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On October 18, 2012 Canonical released its new installment to the Ubuntu Family as 12.10 Quantal Quetzal after a series of alpha and beta releases. The operating system is not just free to use but is also fast and incredibly easy to use as well. Ubuntu 12.10 will easily work with your existing hardware, PC files, smartphones etc without creating any hassles of complicated installation. And to add a cherry on the cake you also get tonnes of free applications in the Ubuntu Software Center.

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This version of Ubuntu will be bundled with features like Web Apps, Online Search and Dash Previews, Optimum security for safer browsing online, compatibility with a huge number of devices, and extremely fast and responsive.

Web Apps : A new way to access your favorite website as an pinned web app right on the launcher. You get famous website like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr and others pinned on the Ubuntu 12.10 launcher as a web app for an easy access.

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Install Web Apps

Online Search : This feature not only helps you to get instant access to files and folders on your system but after syncing your online accounts with Ubuntu 12.10, you can get to find your flickr photos, Google drive documents and many others right on the dashboard itself.

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Online Web Search From Ubuntu 12.10 Dashboard
Dash Preview : The Dash Preview facility helps you get an instant preview of the file or folder you are trying to search without opening taking up the hassle of opening the same in another window. Preview an album in the Ubuntu One Music Store and you’ll get the option to play tracks straight from the preview. And when you preview an app in the Ubuntu Software Centre, you can install it with just one more click.

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Dash Preview

Additional Driver's Integrated into Software Sources : Earlier you were given a separate option to access and install additional drivers directly but with Ubuntu 12.10 this additional driver's facility have been merged and integrated into Software sources. Open your dash and type Software Sources.

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Software Sources

Amazon Search : With the new entry into Ubuntu 12.10 operating system, you can get results for similar products on sale in the Amazon.com as well. For example if you search for the term terminal you will also be shown products on sale like the movie "The Terminal".

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Amazon.com search
Software Updater : Specially for Ubuntu 12.10 the application "Update Manager" has been renames as "Software Updater"

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Software Updater
Features Online Accounts : Now you have an dedicated application bundled onto Ubuntu 12.10 that helps you to easily setup and access your Google, Facebook and Twitter accounts. Just click on any of the social network service and follow the instructions.

Online Accounts Ubuntu 12.10
Online Accounts
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