See how the new Ubuntu stays competitive | The Download Blog - CNET Download.com

See how the new Ubuntu stays competitive

The Jaunty Jackalope is out and about. It's faster and easier to use, and if you're a fan of open-source software like Firefox, you owe it to yourself to see what an open-source operating system can do.

Ubuntu 9.04

The latest Ubuntu release--code named Jaunty Jackalope--boots faster, shuts down faster, and includes numerous improvements that help it become even easier to use than before. If you like open-source software like Firefox, you owe it to yourself to see what an open-source operating system can do.

New features include Exchange-server support for e-mail client Evolution, a revamped program for disc burning, improved multiple-monitor support, a new notification pop-up style, and the ability to create customized hot keys. You can read the full list of changes here.

CNET Top 5
Companies Apple could buy with their billions
Apple's sitting on a massive pile of cash. Here are five interesting ways they could spend it.
Play Video
 

Member Comments