"Ubuntu 11.04 dubbed Natty Narwhal will bring some
major changes to the traditional Ubuntu desktop. As the
conventional desktop gets a major overhaul, the spanking new Unity
interface is busy preparing itself to replace the time-honored
Gnome interface. Furthermore, some well-known default applications
are getting replaced by newer and more feature-laden ones. While
many users have welcomed these changes with open arms, a few
disapproving nods have raised doubts over their success.
Nevertheless, Ubuntu 11.04, which releases on 28th April 2011,
promises to bring a burst of freshness to the Linux desktop along
with a slew of new users.
"Here are 11 features that will make Ubuntu 11.04 worth the long
"1. Unity Desktop
"Unity is the most conspicuous change to the Ubuntu desktop till
date. To new users this means that they'll be able to get their
hands on a completely new form of desktop, replete with features
competing head on with major operating systems."