[ Thanks to kiterunner for this link.
“The final release of Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat is
here with a ton of improvements. I think, it’s time to stop talking
about the great strides Ubuntu 10.10 has made on the usability
fronts and lets just concentrate on the things you need to do and
you could do with the new Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat”.
* Every time you install a brand new Ubuntu, the first thing you
need to do is to update repositories and make sure you have the
latest updates installed.
* Goto System – Administration – Synaptic Package Manager and
hit ‘Reload’ button OR simply do the following in Terminal.”