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Other new features include a new Volume control, and the ability to encrypt your /home folder. At the moment the new visual looks are not implemented, but there is still a bit of time to go before the official release on the 23rd April 2009. So how many of us want a change from the Orange and Brown colors? Personally I like the colors, but what do you think to them?
You can view many more screen shots of the alpha 3 release at this site: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Ubuntu-9-04-Alpha-3-Screenshot-Tour-102217.shtml