Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 3 Has Firefox 6 and Thunderbird 6

A few minutes ago, the third Alpha version of the upcoming Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system was made available for
testing by the Ubuntu developers. As usual, we’ve grabbed a copy of it in order to keep you up-to-date with the latest changes in the Ubuntu 11.10 development.

What’s new in Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 3? Well, Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 3 is now powered by the latest stable version of Linux kernel 3.0 and the GNOME 3.1.4 desktop environment. The kernel in Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 3 has the following features:

· Rebase to upstream v3.0 final kernel;
· Enabled Overlayfs;
· Enabled Realtek RTL8192CU/RTL8188CU Wi-Fi driver;
· Enabled support for rt53xx wireless chipset family;
· Enabled Intellimouse mode for Lenovo Zhaoyang E47;
· Numerous config updates.

Mozilla Thunderbird 6.0 is now the default email client and Mozilla Firefox 6.0 is the default web browser. Unity menu and launcher integration has also been added for Thunderbird.

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