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Update for Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac Supports Ubuntu 12.04


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Parallels just released an update to Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac, which includes experimental support for Ubuntu 12.04 and more.

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Today Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac was updated to provide experimental support for the final beta of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (codename “Precise Pangolin”), free and open source software for the Linux operating system. The final version of Ubuntu 12.04 will be available on April 26 but in the meantime, Linux users can get ahead of the game and test out this final beta version safely on a Parallels Desktop 7 virtual machine to protect their Mac from any bugs that can occur with beta versions of software.

A free trial of the No. 1-selling Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac software is available for download at Current Parallels Desktop 7 users can get the update by selecting the Parallels Desktop menu and clicking Check for Updates.

This update also adds:

· improved 3D support

· ability to easily download and install Fedora 16 from within the Parallels Wizard

· support for the Dvorak keyboard, Arabic keyboard and French numeric keyboard layout

· improved support for the Swedish keyboard layout

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This update comes it at just over 306 MB.

I’ve just updated and it’s running great.

Andrew Edney
Andrew Edney
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