The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the Open Source community has to offer. The Quantal Quetzal Beta 1 Release of Ubuntu 12.10 give you a preview of the next version of Ubuntu.
Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Beta1 Screenshots Gallery
Do they have an option to get rid of the crap on the left and get a panel, or should those of us interested in usability stick with Lubuntu?
I thought this rellease was going to have beautiful graphic design related to the quetzal but no.
What is most important is that the basic elements haven’t been improved:
A status bar in all applications to give a line of help for the different menu items and options.
A new file manager that leaves behind all the bad design , from the user point of view, of nautilus, etc.