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Linux Kernel vs 3.0 RC1

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Download linux kernel version 2.6.34rc1

Linux Kernel v2.6.34.2 rc1 is release just..on Jul 30 ,2010.The updates in this new/latest version of linux kernel is summarized below with the details(For more details follow the link given for the official website of Linux).
Total Number of Files Added : 1
Total Number of Files Changed : 224
Total Number of Files Removed : 0

No. of Lines added : 2594
No. of Lines changed : 2246
No. of Lines removed : 1337

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On July 05,2010 the new kernel of Linux was released.The changes made in this version can be summarized as-

Total no of files added OR deleted is equal to zero
Total number of files changed is equal to two hundred and twenty nine.
Total number of lines added is equal to two thousand three hundred and twelve.
Total number of lines changed is equal to one thousand seven hundred and fifty one.
Total number of lines deleted is equal to one thousand one hundred and thirty four.

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The Best Linux Distro for Desktop Experience

For Desktop Experience : Ubuntu is the best Linux Distro

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Ubuntu : A quick Introduction
Ubuntu is an operating system based on Debian GNU/Linux distribution and it is distributed as Open Source and Free software although some extra proprietary software is also mixed.It is released under the free software license such as GNU GPL(General Public License) and GNU LGPL(Lesser General Public License) so the users are free to run,copy,distribute,learn,develop,change,improve the software.Ubuntu is sponsored by Canonical,a private company founded by Mark Shuttleworth in order to promote Free Software projects.
OS-family : Unix Type
Initial Release : October 20,2004
Latest Releases(Stable) : Ubuntu 10.04 LTS(Code Named : Lucid Lynx) released on April 29,2010.
Latest Releases(Unstable): Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha on First week of June 2010.
Upcoming Version :Ubuntu 10.10(Code Named : Maverick Meerkat) will be released on October 10,2010.
Update Method : APT
Package Manager : DPKG and Synaptic
Kernel Type : Monolithic
Default Graphical User Interface(Desktop) : GNOME

Top Features of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS(Lucid Lynx)

Ubuntu 10.04 : firefox for fast and safe browsing

* Ubuntu 10.04 includes mozilla Firefox version 3.6.3,for safe and fast browsing.Although you can also use other open source browsers like Google Chrome,Midori and others.

*Personal and profesional Documents,presentations,PDF’s can be easily created by using powerful application -OpenOffice.org,an easy to use free and open source software with Nice user interface and a lot of features.

*In Ubuntu 10.04 ,you can easily install any other supported free open source softwares in a single click by using Ubuntu Software Center OR Synaptic Package Manager.All the FOSS(Free and Open Source Software) are categorized well like Education,games,Graphics,Programming,System,Science and Engineering,Internet,Office,Sound & Video and so on…(with the appropriate subcategory);this helps in finding the software more quickly.Hence software management became very simple in ubuntu 10.04.

*E-mail and Chatting can be done with Evolution Mail and Empathy IM(that is installed by default),although you can also install other popular mail client Mozilla Thunderbird and for chatting Skype is also good.For microblogging an excellent application – Gwibber is already installed.

*Editing,viewing and managing photos is now very simple in ubuntu because an application F-spot is installed by default,which enable you to organize photos much effectively.First connect your cameras or phones to download the pictures then F-spot and other sharing tools like Picasa,Flickr will do the rest of your work.

*Play,edit and make videos with Movie player and Pitivi Video software,which is installed by default.You can install other popular media player VLC player from ubuntu software center in single click.

*Fast Booting Speed is surely,one of the greatest features of ubuntu 10.04.Ubuntu 10.04 takes very less time to load on any computer and very-very less time on newer computers.You can also further increase the speed of applications by allocating more memory or by changing preferences.For more details-Speed Up Ubuntu.

*A lot of(More than hundreds) Free open source games are available for ubuntu 10.04.just Go to Ubuntu Software Center->game and install whatever you want;OR search in Synaptic package Manager.

Read More about the Features of Ubuntu 10.04

new features of ubuntu 10.04

Mozilla firefox : ubuntu 10.04 beta came with the latest verson of mozilla firefox 3.6 ,and the default search engine is yahoo.

Desktop : ubuntu 10.04 beta lts came with the latest verson of GNOME desktop(as default) with some new features and programs.

Linux-cernel : it has come with 2.6.32-16.25 kernel.

Hal removal : the ubuntu 10.04 came with the support of full removal of hal fr0m the booting steps,hence the boot process will become more faster and it will become easy to resume in the case of suspend.

New charming themes : Two new themes ambiance and radiance has added along with some new wallpapers and icons.

New indicators : Some indicators has added to make the notification processĀ  more consistent and well designed & optimised for session management works,communication and other tasks.

The final stable version will be released on April 29 2010.

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