Natty Narwhal is the Ubuntu codename for version 11.04 of the Ubuntu Linux-based operating system. Officially released in April 2011, Natty Narwhal served as a major update for Ubuntu, with the new Unity interface becoming the default desktop interface, numerous key additions to the Unity app launcher, and several significant default app changes, including Mozilla Firefox 4 as the default Web browser, LibreOffice as the default office suite (replacing OpenOffice.org) and Banshee 2.0 replacing Rhythmbox as the standard music player.
Natty means "neat and tidy," and the narwhal is a toothed whale found in the Artic that's particularly well known for the male narwhal's unicorn-like tusk. Natty Narwhal followed the Maverick Meerkat (v11.04) release of Ubuntu and was succeeded by Oneiric Ocelot (v11.10) in October 2011.
If hackers get their hands on your company's data, they can wreak havoc on customer relationships and cause tremendous damage to your brand and... Read More »Windows XP: Move Along, There's Nothing to See Here
After more than 12 years of holding the title of most popular operating system in the world, Windows XP is taking center stage for its final... Read More »Report: The Role of Big Data in the Marketing Industry
According to a new study from Infogroup Targeting Solutions, we can expect to see companies spend heavily on big data marketing initiatives in... Read More »
Creating desktop shortcuts to a websites is useful. When you double-click the icon from your desktop it automatically launches the browser and... Read More »Flash Data Storage Vendor Trends
Although it is almost impossible to keep up with the pace of ongoing product releases, here are three recent highlights in the flash data storage... Read More »15 Important Big Data Facts for IT Professionals
Keeping track of big data trends, research and statistics gives IT professionals a solid foundation to plan big data projects. Here are 15... Read More »
Stay up to date on the latest developments in Internet terminology with a free weekly newsletter from Webopedia. Join to subscribe now.
- Check out eWeek's new Research Center, a central and comprehensive library of whitepapers, eBooks, eseminars, webcasts, and more from top industry brands and independent tech journalists »
- Watch Datamation's editor James Maguire moderate roundtable discussions with tech experts from companies such as Accenture, Dell, Blue Jeans Network, Microsoft and more »