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First Alpha of Ubuntu 11.10 Brings Some Gnome 3 Magic

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Ubuntu 11.04 'Oneiric Ocelot' Alpha 1 has been released today. The major focus for this release has been bringing in full Gnome 3 stack and porting required applications to GTK3/PyGI. Unity and Unity 2D has been updated with bug fix releases.

Almost all of the Gnome 3 stack has landed except few packages. Gnome 3 packages for Gnome-Panel, Gnome Shell, Gedit, Evolution, Gnome Terminal, Nautilus, Gnome-Screensaver etc. are now available in Ubuntu 11.10. Applications like checkbox etc. have been ported to GTK3. Ubuntu global application menu is also now working as it has been ported to GTK3 too. However,

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