Features to Expect in Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron

The countdown for Ubuntu 8.04 finally begins today as now there are only 9 days to go for the official launch of Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron. But before Ubuntu lovers get their hands on Hardy, their biggest anticipation is about the new features and applications coming in Ubuntu 8.04.

Compiled below is a list of the top 10 new features to expect in Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron. Some of these features have already been introduced in Hardy beta while some are still to be introduced in Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron stable.

1. Boot change – In the early version of Ubuntu, in the boot menu screen we have only one option to chose if we want give it a try or install it. It was called “Start or install Ubuntu”. Now when Live CD is booted automatically offers to chose your language, and you have two new options “Try Ubuntu without any change to your computer” and Install Ubuntu.

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