Ubuntu updating issues
Ubuntu releases are made semiannually by Canonical Ltd, the developers of the Ubuntu operating system, using the year and month of the release as a version number.The first Ubuntu release, for example, was Ubuntu 4.10 and was released on 20 October 2004.
a graphical installer on Live CD (Ubiquity), Usplash on shutdown as well as startup, a network manager for easy switching of multiple wired and wireless connections, Humanlooks theme implemented using Tango guidelines, based on Clearlooks and featuring orange colors instead of brown, and GDebi graphical installer for package files.
F-Spot provides normal user-level graphics-editing capabilities and GIMP remains available for download in the repositories.
The distribution emphasizes the new importance of web services and social networking with integrated interfaces for posting to sites like Facebook and Twitter, complementing the IM and email integration already in Ubuntu.
In June 2009, Canonical created the One Hundred Paper Cuts project, focusing developers to fix minor usability issues.
A "paper cut" was defined as, "a trivially fixable usability bug that the average user would encounter on his/her first day of using a brand new installation of the latest version of Ubuntu Desktop Edition." It also debuted a new application called the Ubuntu Software Center that unifies package management.
Plymouth was also introduced allowing boot animations.