The next versions of Ubuntu Linux for desktops and Netbooks launched on Sunday with new cloud features, an updated interface, and better links with other operating systems, Canonical has announced. The software, known as Maverick Meerkat, will both be versions 10.10 of the Linux distribution. They will be available for free download from October 10, sidestepping the usual Thursday release window to tie the launch in with the 10/10/10 date stamp. Ubuntu…