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Ubuntu 11.10 to be called Oneiric Ocelot

The Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal is still one month away from its release date but the another version of Ubuntu 11.10 is officially named as “Oneiric Ocelot” which will be released after Natty Narwhal.

Ubuntu 11.10 will offer features like 2D OpenGL-based Unity interface that will support older computers along with Qt support.

Ubuntu 11.10 to be called Oneiric Ocelot

Oneiric Ocelot

Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of canonical has just written on his blog about the discussion that how the developer of Ubuntu named 11.10 as “Oneiric Ocelot”. The name Oddball Octopus was almost decided because since the Ubuntu was conceived and Osculat Orangutan was mooted to because of its welcome nature of the Ubuntu community.

The ocelot, which is basically a cute wild cat, was finally decided because it represents the discipline that will be needed to drive innovation, technology and skills to Ubuntu 11.10.

Well, if you are wondering for the actual meaning of Oneiric then it stands for dreamy.

Via [Engadget]

 


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2 Responses to Ubuntu 11.10 to be called Oneiric Ocelot

  1. Rohit Batra March 9, 2011 at 6:01 PM #

    Ubuntu is an only OS in which we see most updations and Advancements during time.. better than Windows..

    • ABHISHEK SHUKLA March 9, 2011 at 7:35 PM #

      Personally speaking I also prefer using Linux OS as it offers wide range of features as compared to Windows.