Donwloading now. Will install in parallels on my mac...
Check it out on https://www.ubuntulinux.org.
From the press release:
"Highlighted Features of Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop Edition
The latest version of Ubuntu includes the following new features:
- Hardware management improvements - improved plug-and-play configuration for printers, as well as automatic firmware installation for Broadcom cards
- Improved support for display systems - For laptop users, full support external VGA (projector) support is available out-of-the-box with easy reconfiguration when hardware is switched. For power users this release includes the ability to manage multiple monitors
- Windows compatibility - Users with a dual partition can read from and and write to files that are on located in a Windows partition (including NTFS)
- Enhanced user interface – Simple 3D screen effects and graphics enhance the user experience
- Desktop search – gives users the ability to search their entire desktop, whether for files, folders, chat logs or photos. This capability includes the deskbar applet, a central location on users' desktops for all local and web search operations
- Firefox plugins - automatic installation of popular Firefox plugins validated by Ubuntu for a richer, safer web-browsing experience"