Ubuntu 7.10

Ubuntu 7.10
Version of Ubuntu
CodenameGutsy Gibbon
Architecturei386, amd64, sparc (Server only)
Kernel version
Latest build
Release date18 October 2007
Support end18 April 2009
User interfaceGNOME
Package manager
Desktop, Server
Ubuntu 7.04
Replaced by
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

Ubuntu 7.10 is a version of Ubuntu that was released on 18 October 2007. Some components on the upper toolbar have been implemented.

New features[edit | edit source]

  • Hardware management improvements – improved plug-and-play configuration for printers, as well as automatic firmware installation for Broadcom cards.
  • Improved support for display systems – For laptop users, full support external VGA (projector) support is available out-of-the-box with easy reconfiguration when hardware is switched. For power users this release includes the ability to manage multiple monitors.
  • Windows NTFS file system compatibility – Users with a dual partition can read from and and write to files that are on located in a Windows partition (including NTFS).
  • Enhanced user interface – Simple 3D screen effects and graphics enhance the user experience.
  • Desktop search – gives users the ability to search their entire desktop, whether for files, folders, chat logs or photos. This capability includes the deskbar applet, a central location on users’ desktops for all local and web search operations
  • Firefox plugins – automatic installation of popular Firefox plugins validated by Ubuntu for a richer, safer web-browsing experience.

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User interface[edit | edit source]