Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) is released & available for download.
The Ubuntu team announced Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop and Server editions and Ubuntu Netbook Remix, 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 9.04 in the following press releases:
Desktop edition http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-9.04-desktop
Server edition http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-9.04-server
Netbook Remix http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-9.04-unr
Ubuntu 9.04 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 9.04.
Ubuntu 9.04 is also the basis for new 9.04 releases of Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Edubuntu, UbuntuStudio, and Mythbuntu:
Ubuntu Studio http://ubuntustudio.org/downloads
To Get Ubuntu 9.04
To download Ubuntu 9.04, or obtain CDs, visit: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu
Users of Ubuntu 8.10 will be offered an automatic upgrade to 9.04 via Update Manager. For further information about upgrading, see: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/upgrading
As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are entirely free of charge.
I recommend that all users read the release notes, which document caveats and workarounds for known issues. They are available at: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/releasenotes/904
Find out what’s new in this release with a graphical overview:
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Professional services, including support, are available from Canonical Limited and hundreds of other companies around the world. For more information about support, visit: http://www.ubuntu.com/support
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