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 new in Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.10 New Name
"Quantal Quetzal" is the name of Ubuntu 12.10.
The Quetzal is a family of birds found in western Mexico with mostly iridescent green plumage.
- Linux kernel 3.5