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Ubuntu 12.10 - What's New

Canonical released Ubuntu 12.10 on October 18th. Quantal Quetzal is the 17th release of the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution that will be supported until April 2014 (two years)

Canonical claims that new release brings overall improvements, updated applications and many new features.

Here are major changes.

What's Coming In Ubuntu 12.10

The final release of Ubuntu distribution version 12.10 is expected on 18 October 2012, with support through April 2014.

The Ubuntu Development Summit for 12.10 started on 7 May and ended 11 May, 2012, where more of the features for 12.10 were decided upon.

So, here is what's new in Ubuntu 12.10.

GIMP 2.8 - What's New

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free and open source software image retouching and editing tool[4] and is freely available in versions tailored for most popular operating systems including Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X, and Linux.