Ubuntu 7.10

Ubuntu 7.10
Version of Ubuntu
CodenameGutsy Gibbon
Architecturei386, amd64, sparc (Server only)
Kernel version2.6.22-14
Latest build
Release date2007-10-18
Support end2009-04-18
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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