Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat” is Now Released!

UbuntuToday is 10/10/10 and the “perfect 10″ Ubuntu 10.10 is now released!

We previously covered the beta version of “Maverick Meerkat” and there aren’t many large changes that occurred since the beta besides regular bug fixes.

New features include a new simplified installer, Shotwell as the default photo manager (instead of F-Stop), Ubuntu One streaming music, a new Unity interface for netbooks, better music control, and a user friendly software center.

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To upgrade, simply download the newest version from the Ubuntu website or upgrade through the Update Manager. As always, Ubuntu is free of charge.

Are you planning to upgrade to Ubuntu 10.10? What are your thoughts of the new features? Share with us in the comments.

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Brian is the co-founder of TechAirlines. He is a developer currently focusing on mobile and web development. He is currently a sophomore at Stony Brook University, majoring in Computer Science.