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DistroWatch reports - Common to all variants, we have changed the init system from the venerable sysvinit to upstart which is an event-driven init script system. In addition, all derivatives have new artwork, both for usplash as well as for login managers and default backgrounds. In Ubuntu, GNOME has been updated to 2.16.0. In Kubuntu, Konversation 1.0 has been included. For Xubuntu, the XFce core applications have been upgraded to 4.4 release candidate 1. Chris from OSDir has a nice selection of Ubuntu 6.10 Knot 3/Variants in the *.buntu 6.10 Knot 3 Screenshot Tours.