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Thread: Ubuntu 8.10 released

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Chicago, IL, USA
    Ubuntu Development Release

    Ubuntu 8.10 released

    The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop and Server,
    continuing Ubuntu's tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open
    source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution.

    Read more about the features of Ubuntu 8.10 in the following press releases:

    Desktop edition
    Server edition

    Ubuntu 8.10 will be supported for 18 months on both desktops and servers.
    Users requiring a longer support lifetime may choose to continue using
    Ubuntu 8.04 LTS rather than upgrading to or installing 8.10.

    Ubuntu 8.10 is also the basis for new 8.10 releases of Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and

    To Get Ubuntu 8.10

    To download Ubuntu 8.10, or obtain CDs, visit:

    Because Ubuntu 8.04 LTS is a long-term support release, users of that
    release will not be offered an automatic upgrade to 8.10 via Update Manager.
    For instructions on upgrading to Ubuntu 8.10, see:

    As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are entirely free of

    We recommend that all users read the release notes, which document
    caveats and workarounds for known issues. They are available at:

    Find out what's new in this release with a graphical overview:

    If you have a question, or if you think you may have found a bug but
    aren't sure, try asking on the #ubuntu IRC channel, on the Ubuntu Users
    mailing list, or on the Ubuntu forums:

    #ubuntu on

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    About Ubuntu

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    servers, with a fast and easy install and regular releases. A
    tightly-integrated selection of excellent applications is included, and
    an incredible variety of add-on software is just a few clicks away.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

    Re: Ubuntu 8.10 released

    Let me be the first to say, Hurrah! And well done to all the Ubuntu devs, Kernel people and everyone else involved, your work is very, VERY much appreciated.

    A computer is only as powerful as the user who uses it.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2005

    Re: Ubuntu 8.10 released

    Great, I'll soon update my Intrepid development version to the final release
    Designed for Ubuntu GNU/Linux


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