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Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Beta Ready

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  1. malware New Member

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    After four Alpha releases, the first Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Long-Term Support) beta has been released. Codenamed "Hardy Heron", 8.04 LTS comes in two versions: desktop and server edition. These new Linux-based distributions sport a number of application and file browsing improvements, as well as the Wubi installer: a new Windows-based installer which allows users to install and uninstall Ubuntu like any other Windows application. Please see the release notes for details.

    DOWNLOAD: Ubuntu 8.04 Beta

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    Solaris17 and xfire say thanks.
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    Necrofire New Member

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    I'll wait till april.
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    so will i lol i just out ubuntu 7.10 on my disk and i am not recompiling the beta again....besides if its alpha i dont want to give ppl an unstable OS in my disk.
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    #1 It's beta, not alpha. It's quite stable, if you want to try it.

    #2 Why are you "compiling" anything with Ubuntu?
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    um my bad i had the wrong word stuck in my head....

    #2 i make my disk with ubuntu because its a good OS and imo a better distro for ppl to have if they dont have an OS already on their system which is why i included it in my diagnostic CD with DSL ...DSL if you want a small quick linux Ubuntu if you want a slightely bigger more usefull/full fledged complete Os...
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    Necrofire New Member

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    A beta means that it's not as stable as you think. I have managed to experience Firefox 3 Beta 4 crash while doing something that doesn't crash Firefox 2.

    Granted I am still using it.
    Although I wouldn't mind trying the beta, I would rather stick with 7.10 for now.
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    v5= Edgy Eft
    v6= Feisty Fawn
    v7= Gusty Gibbon
    v8= Hardy Heron
    v9= I____ I_____

    fill in the blanks.
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