Thinkcloud writes: The first beta of version 12.04 includes the 3.2.0-17.27 Ubuntu kernel which is based on the v3.2.6 upstream stable kernel. Rhythmbox has been included as the default music player, and importantly there are now options to tweak the Unity interface via “Apperances” feature.
Thus spake the master programmer:
"When a program is being tested, it is too late to make design changes."
-- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"