Canonical released earlier today, June 28th, the second Alpha version of the upcoming Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) operating system.
Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 2 is powered by Linux kernel 3.5 and features the Beta versions of the upcoming Mozilla Firefox 14.0 web browser and Mozilla Thunderbird 14.0 email client.
Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 2 is distributed as Live DVD/USB ISO images for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures.
For the full release notes of Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 2, with all the highlights, please check out our in-depth announcement. Enjoy the screenshot tour of Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 2, and also take a look at the Kubuntu 12.10 Alpha 2 screenshot tour.
Download Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 2 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.