Ubuntu 12.04, the latest version of popular Linux distribution is released today. Canonical releases new version of Ubuntu biennially, this is the first Ubuntu release of 2012. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS code-named Precise Pangolin is the 16th release of Ubuntu and LTS name suggests that this version will be supported by regular updates and enhancements for next five years. After several beta versions of Ubuntu 12.04, the final build is released to the public. Both 32bit and 64bit version of Ubuntu 12.04 are available for download. Linux lovers can download Ubuntu 12.04 from their official website through direct links or torrent. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS comes with several improvements over previous Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot and brings many new features, apps as well. In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS the Linux kernel has been updated to latest 3.2 version and it is coming with GNOME 3.4 desktop environment.
What’s new in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?
Just like every other Ubuntu release this one is also coming with some new features and improvements and of course a set of 14 beautiful wallpapers. There are mainly three noticeable new features in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Head-Up Display (HUD)
New Head-Up Display (HUD) feature in Ubuntu 12.04 lets us to do regular tasks faster. To do anything on our computer we use the menu based interface but HUD will enable us to just type the function name and it will bring it to you. You don’t need to remember where that function is present in the menu, just hit the predefined key to bring HUD interface.
- Video Lens
If you love to watch online videos on your computer, then you will surely love this new feature called Video Lens. To search any videos just start the Video Lens icon and type the keyword or name of the video, Video Lens will start searching for the video on various video sharing sites like YouTube or local drive.
- Improved Ubuntu Software Centre-
Ubuntu Software Centre is the best place to find high quality paid and free software. In Ubuntu 12.04, this software centre has been improved and now you can sync installed apps with other Ubuntu computers.
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS different editions -
Ubuntu 12.04 will be available in 11 different editions -
- Ubuntu Desktop,
- Ubuntu Server,
- Ubuntu Cloud Server,
- Ubuntu Netboot,
- Ubuntu Core,
- Ubuntu Studio,
Test drive new Ubuntu 12.04 online-
You can try Ubutnu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin online without installing on your computer. Toke take the test drive follow this link and take the online tour.
Download Ubuntu 12.04 LTS-
You can download Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in both 32bit and 64bit versions.
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is also available for download using BitTorrent-
How to install Ubuntu 12.04 on computer?
You can install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on computer using bootable DVD or USB flash drive. Ubuntu can be dual booted along with Windows. Follow our guide to Install Ubuntu 12.04 on your computer-
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