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Ubuntu team announced the availability of the final release of Ubuntu 14.10 and all other derivatives, Ubuntu Mate is not official derivative yet: The final release of Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. This release includes images from not only the Ubuntu Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, but also the Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu flavours. Utopic final includes updated versions of most of our core set of packages, including a current 3.16.x Linux kernel, AppArmor improvements, oxide, and many more.
New fixes and features for Unity desktop, Firefox is updated to version 33 and Chromium is updated to version 38. Gtk updated to version 3.12. Qt updated to version 5.3. Other apps LibreOffice; Thunderbird 33; Nautilus 3.10; Evince 3.14; Rhythmbox 3.0.3; Unity 7.3.1. Support for IPP Everywhere printers is added, and printers shared from Ubuntu can emulate IPP Everywhere printers. IPP printers require no configuration under Ubuntu. LibreOffice 4.3 brings a lot of improvements including improved PDF support, new features in Writer, Calc and Impress (word processor, spreadsheet and presentations). With Xorg 1.16, we have better support for non-pci devices. Xephyr now supports DRI3. The mesa 10.3 update has support for AMD Hawaii GPU's, improved support for dri3 offloading, the freedreno open source driver, and preliminary support for using nouveau on maxwell devices.
Codenamed "Utopic Unicorn", 14.10 continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs.
Under the hood, there have been updates to many core packages, including a new 3.16-based kernel, a new AppArmor with fine-grained socket control, and more.
Ubuntu Desktop has seen incremental improvements, with newer versions of GTK and Qt, updates to major packages like Firefox and LibreOffice, and improvements to Unity, including improved High-DPI display support. Release announcement.
Checkout release notes of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn.