The development for Ubuntu 10.10, which is scheduled for release this September, is going ahead at a feverish pace. The Ubuntu Software Center is one feature in Ubuntu which makes installation of software easily manageable for newbies. In the latest update for Maverick, the UI of the Software Center gets an overhaul.
Here is the Ubuntu Software Center before:
and here it is after the update:
Although this is not a very large change, it is a very significant change because of two reasons. First of all, the Featured Applications are, well, featured in the main page unlike the previous one where you have to click on a button to see them. Another thing is the “Whats New?”. We can safely assume that this is where new softwares will be features. Yet another useful little feature.
[source: OMG! Ubuntu]