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Ubuntu 9.04 Alpha 3 Screenshot Tour

Jan 21, 2009, 18:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

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"OK, let's cut to the chase, and tell you what's new in Ubuntu 9.04 Alpha 3. Finally... the 2.4 packages were replaced with the 3.0 ones. Actually, the installed version in Alpha 3 is 3.0.1 RC1 (see screenshots 2 and 3 on the fifth row). In other "good" news, the EXT4 filesystem was implemented in the Ubiquity installer, but it will not be the default filesystem for Ubuntu 9.04, and it's only available if you choose manual partitioning when installing Ubuntu. Using EXT4 as the default filesystem for an Ubuntu installation will reduce the boot times with 20% or even 30% on some systems."

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