The small script we’re highlighting today will show you the number of days remaining until the next Ubuntu release, using Ubuntu’s notification system.
Download Ubuntu Release Script
Download the script @ LINK SINCE BROKEN<
Extract the archive and double-click on the ‘Oneiric’ script inside the folder to install it.
When you need to see the remaining days until the Ocelot’s arrival enter ‘oneiric’ in a Terminal and hit enter.
Via ubuntufreak.blog.com [French]