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Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Beta1 Desktop Menu 1
The new color scheme for Lucid Lynx is a drastic departure from previous Ubuntu releases which used earth-tone colors.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Beta1 Desktop Menu 2
As with the previous release Lucid Lynx is an incremental improvement in terms of overall usability but many of the most significant enhancements are under the hood.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Beta1 Desktop Menu 3
The Ubuntu menu structure has effectively remained the same.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Beta1 Places Menu
The navigational elements are the same as the previous release.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Beta1 Software Center 1
The Software Center has gotten a minor aesthetic face-lift.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Beta1 Software Center 2
Software from the Ubuntu archives is easy to search for and installs with a click of a button.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Beta1 Firefox 3.6
Firefox 3.6 in Lucid Lynx uses Yahoo! as the default home page and search engine, but it can easily be changed to Google or any number of other search engines.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Nautilus File Manager
The file manager, Nautilus, is mostly unchanged from the previous version.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Web Browsing
Web browsing under Ubuntu is a pleasure, and supports Flash 10 provided it is installed from the Software Center.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS OpenOffice.org 3.2 Spreadsheet
OpenOffice 3.2 is provided as the default productivity suite. Shown here is the Spreadsheet application.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Beta1 OpenOffice.org 3.2 Write
This is the OpenOffice.org 3.2 word processing application, showed side-by-side with Google Docs.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Beta1 Social Media Tools
The Empathy Instant Messenger Client now supports FaceBook chat, and the Gwibber Microblogging client is also included, which supports a number of social networks including Twitter and FaceBook.