Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Released

As scheduled , Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn is released and now available to download via official ubuntu website . Nothing notable is in this release, except better support for containers ( lxc and docker etc ) , booting with systemd and a new kernel ( Linux kernel 3.16 ) . so lets see whats new in Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic .

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic

What’s new

  • Linux kernel 3.16
  • Unity 7 with support for High-DPI displays
  • Firefox 33
  • LibreOffice 4.3
  • Xorg 1.16
  • Thunderbird 31.2.0
    See the full list

Download :

http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.10/ (Ubuntu Desktop and Server)

Upgrading server :

sudo do-release-upgrade

Upgrading Desktop :

You can upgrade via update-manager

In Ubuntu 14.10 there is nothing new except some under the hood changes like

kernel 3.16 features

  • Nvidia graphics performance improvements
  • Allow booting ARM 64 kernels as EFI stubs
  • faster resume from suspend ,
  • support for Intel Broadwell CPU’s ( Intel Cherryview graphics support)

see full list of kernel 3.16 features

Useful Links
http://www.ubuntu.com/
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UtopicUnicorn/ReleaseNotes

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