Gnome 3 would be ready to go the week of April 4. However, at the official website, the release of Gnome 3 is scheduled for today, April 6. The deadline announced in the Gnome mailing list on March 22 has been fulfilled.
In the project's page is not available yet, but yesterday made â€‹â€‹available to all of us an advance, a Fedora-based Live distribution for x32 architecture only.
This new version of Gnome is a considerable change of the last stable 2.32. Without making comparisons, but certain parallels, this release reminds me of the release of KDE in version 4. The bet was risky, but necessary, and not just left as well as they expected. Of instability and excessive consumption of resources were the subject of some disarray to other desktop environments.
Recently published the first Beta of Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal), as foreseen in the road map of the distribution, which was announced for March 31. As you know, a second beta is scheduled for April 14 before the official launch on 28 April.
02/06/1938 Kernel, Gnome 2.32.1 (Version 3 will not be ready until April 4), X. Org 7.5, 3.3.2 and Mozilla Firefox LibreOffice 4-now it in final version. This are some of the expected developments . Multiarch also is an important support, which allows libraries to install packages from different architectures.
The list of new features is very promising. One further integration of Ubuntu Easy access to system configuration. Auto Maximize Window by dragging the top panel, four-screen workspaces, a new and simple way to work with the panel of Unity.
Helen is a new operating system, still under development. It is written from scratch in C language almost in its entirety and not derived from any current operating system. The license is BSD, with parts under the GPL.
The image of the article is real, running the system on VirtualBox virtual machine. If you decide to try it, download the ISO image (just over 9MB in this case on AMD architecture) and the parameterization of the virtual machine: OS Type: Other / Unknown, 64 MB of RAM and the rest by default.
At system startup, you'll see the boot loader GRUB is used, as you press the [ENTER], starts like an exhalation, with minimal graphical environment, active mouse and the appearance you see in the image. The button to the right, kcon, start a console session.