Some neat welcome changes are going to land in Ubuntu 11.10 soon. First two changes below have already made it into Unity trunk and will most probably be included in next Unity release.New Alt+TAB Switcher
Default Alt+TAB switcher has been improved with new better look. Check out the video below:
The current compiz based default ALT+TAB switcher in Ubuntu 11.04 looks like this:
New Way to Unmount External Devices
External devices can be easily unmounted by simply dragging and dropping them over the trash icon.