The next Ubuntu release is still months away, but it’s not too early to talk about Ubuntu 9.10 codename Karmic Koala. Expect Ubuntu 9.10 to contain a new Linux Kernel 2.6.30 with UXA Kernel Mode Setting support for Intel graphic cards, Gnome 2.27.1, the ext4 file system comes by default, and Grub 2.0. Karmic Koala is currently in Alpha 2.
Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Highlights
- Linux Kernel 2.6.30
- UXA support for Intel graphics cards
- Gnome 2.27.1
- Default ext4 filesystem
- Grub 2