As Canonical unleashed the first Alpha version of the upcoming Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) operating system earlier today, we've taken it for a test drive and reported the new features.
For the full release notes, with all the highlights, please check out our in-depth announcement for the new Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 1 development release. Enjoy the screenshot tour of Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 1, and also the Kubuntu 12.10 Alpha screenshot tour.
Download Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 1 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is an alpha release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only.