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Ubuntu 9.04's New Login Screen ...and other features

Feb 25, 2009, 16:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

"One of these new features was introduced with tonight's updates and it is a brand new login screen a.k.a. GDM (GNOME Display Manager) theme, which is black and has a nice Ubuntu logo in the right bottom corner. The new login screen is entitled "Human" and it was created by Kenneth Wimer and Mat Tomaszewski for Canonical.

"For the Jaunty Jackalope, the development team will focus their efforts to fulfill certain tasks that are intended to make Ubuntu 9.04 the reflection of the most efficient understanding of the open source ensemble. One of these is the boot time decrease, mostly when the OS is tailored to a specific device, but also in the standard case. This decrease has also been made possible thanks to the evolutionary EXT4 file system."

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