Match promise to do a new release every six months, Canonical finally released the latest Ubuntu version of 9.10 called Karmic Koala. The latest version of the software either Server Edition and Desktop Edition is downloadable for free beginning October 29, 2009 in all the Ubuntu mirrors. "Ubuntu version of 9.10 to give more benefits to users who will use Linux as an operating system option. We provide a platform for users who want an operating system that is easy to use, great display, and appropriate for the web," said Jane Silber, Chief Operating Officer Canonical, a company that develops Ubuntu.
Compared with previous versions, Karmic Koala including software that comes with many changes. According to Jane, the latest version of Ubuntu features a more user friendly, faster boot times, better audio support, and support for more connectivity. The main changes are also carried out the presence of the Ubuntu Software Center feature that provides information of all software used. This is a software management tool to help users manage the solutions they need open source more easily.
In addition, this Ubuntu version of 9.10 has supported Ubuntu One as a standard feature. Ubuntu One is the service back up, synchronization, and sharing data online. Ubuntu version of 9.10 users can access with a capacity of up to 2 GB of data free of charge and can add capacity to pay. While for the Ubuntu version of 9.10 Server Edition has the full support of Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud. This is a cloud computing technology that enables business people to make their own cloud services.