Like you all know, the community wasn't too happy with the wallpaper chosen to be default for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat (so unhappy that a bug was submitted) so a new one was to be created. And here it is, the final Ubuntu 10.10 default wallpaper:
Download it from HERE (1920x1280). Or download all the Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat wallpapers (including the new default wallpaper) from Launchpad.
This is how the Ubuntu 10.10 default (but now replaced by the new wallpaper above) wallpaper which got so much criticism looked:
Besides the new default wallpaper, the Maverick update today also brings a bundle of all the community wallpapers as an animated wallpaper. The package is currently building on Launchpad so give it about an hour or two and it should be available for everyone using Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.