Announcing the Release Candidate for Xubuntu 6.10

Jani Monoses jani at
Sat Oct 21 18:13:04 BST 2006

The images of Xubuntu 6.10 RC codenamed "Edgy Eft" are ready for
downloading. We consider this release candidate to be stable and
suitable for testing by any user.

The final release of version 6.10 is scheduled for 26 October 2006.

Changes since Xubuntu 6.06

 * Newer Xfce desktop version (4.4 RC1) with trashcan support and bugfixes
 * New artwork (usplash, gdm theme, wallpaper)
 * xfmedia replaced by gxine as media player
 * new printer configuration GUI from Fedora Core 6
 * new desktop calculator application
 * better support for users with motor disabilities via configurable
sticky keys,
   mouse keys and an on-screen-keyboard application.
 * Newer versions of firefox, abiword and gnumeric
 * Other changes common to all Ubuntu variants such as the new 2.6.17
kernel, Xorg 7.1 and the upstart init system


For live and alternate (text-mode installer) CD images visit the below
link. Use bittorrent if possible, or rsync if you already have recent


Please report bugs you find in Launchpad

You can get in touch with the developers and other users at

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