Ubuntu Flight CD 2 Released

Ubuntu has released its second test point, dubbed “Flight 2”, of Dapper Drake, Ubuntu 6.04. Scheduled to be finalized in April 2006, this test release has buckets full of new features for both the installed version, and LiveCD versions, which are available for download. Some of the new features of the Ubuntu LiveCD include:

  • a new splash screen – no more asking what keyboard/language to use
  • faster bootup
  • interface improvements
  • new gnome and apps, like Rhythmbox, Firefox, OpenOffice
  • new kernels and hardware support
  • UnionFS
  • some kind of boot performance measurement option

For a better description and screenshots, check out the official description.