Ubuntu's latest version comes with with many new features.
a new Alt+Tab switcher.
Places are renamed to Lenses. This feature now also integrates multiple sources
and advanced filtering options like ratings, range, and categories.
The Dash has a new music lens, linked to Banshee, that searches your personal and online
Better performance of launchers and panel, ported to GTK 3 and GTK 3-based indicator stack.
Full support for Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and other script languages. Free themes, icons,
wallpapers, login screen, fast ext4 filesystem, grub2, new
software versions and
access to thousands of free and open-source
apps. Ubuntu can be configured using the new Unity platform, or the GNOME base platform which is available up to the most recent 3.x
versions. This particularly includes the new dconf and gsettings API.
With Ubuntu, you have the most secure and powerful OS on
the planet, and you never have to pay a dime for software ever again.