Ubuntu Studio 13.10 has been released. This release is based on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and packs all the required productivity applications for artists/enthusiasts. It comes preinstalled with a selection of the most common free multimedia applications available, and are configured for best performance for the defined workflows: Audio, Graphics, Video, Photography and Publishing. so go get your copy now.
The minimum memory requirement for Ubuntu Studio is 512 MB of memory. It is highly recommended that you have 2GB, or more, as some applications use up a lot of RAM.
This exciting release incorporates the new features listed below.
- A new menu structure which works on any desktop environment. Len Ovens and Mish did a great job on moving various apps to the right submenu and creating new menu icons.
- A new package named ubuntustudio-installer, which allows any person to install our metapackages and can fit into any desktop environment.
- Instead of a settings menu, we have fitted in a new Settings Manager, with all settings in one place.
- When you are in the GRUB Menu, the boot item for Ubuntu Studio will show “Ubuntu Studio” instead of “Ubuntu”. Also, the latest -lowlatency kernel will be always the default boot item in the GRUB boot loader.
- The XFCE session in the LightDM is removed to avoid any confusion with the Ubuntu Studio session.
- A new wallpaper, made by our artwork lead, Zak Frappan.
- The linux-lowlatency kernel has been updated to upstream Linux kernel version 3.11.3.
- This release adds GNOME Orca for accessibility purposes, and also Ardour 3 for audio production.