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Beyond Natty: The next version of Ubuntu Linux

[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols
for this link. ]

“Well, we dodged a bullet. Instead of Octopoid Octopus,
Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu Linux and its parent company
Canonical, has chosen Oneiric Ocelot for Ubuntu’s November 2011
version name.

“Unless you’re a film maven, your first question is probably:
“What’s Oneiric!?” I know it as a film criticism term for dream
sequences in a movie. Or as Shuttleworth explained, “Oneiric means
“dreamy”, and the combination with Ocelot reminds me of the way
innovation happens: part daydream, part discipline.” I’ll buy that.
But, let’s get down to brass tacks: What does this mean? What can
we expect from this version?”


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