Download link for the Ubuntu 11 Natty Narwhal Alpha, the upcoming version of the Popular Linux distribution is now online. Major Ubuntu versions are released on a six month time frame, and the Ubuntu 11 final will be launched by April of 2011. Until the version 10, Ubuntu used Genome as the default desktop interface. Ubuntu version 11 will have Canonical’s Unity shell interface over the GNOME desktop environment. Unity UI has a new window manager that is fast and responsive than the Genome version. Unity interface is currently available in Ubuntu Netbook edition 10.10.
Ubuntu 11 interface:
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Ubuntu 11 features:
The Unity Interface will continue supporting the applications based on the Genome shell.
Changes with the default applications; Firefox 4, LibreOffice (document processor), Banshee (music player).
Ubuntu 11 final version is expected to include the new Linux Kernal 2.6.38 that reportedly has huge speed improvements.
Update: The final build of Ubuntu 11 is now available. Download the OS from the links given above.