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Ubuntu – 10.04 LTS Final

The latest version (10.04) of Ubuntu has been released.

See here some of the 10.04 features.

And here is an excellent “first-steps” guide for new Ubuntu users.

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Ubuntu 10.04 – A fresh look

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, where LTS stands for “Long Term Support”, is scheduled to be released in a couple of months period. According to the official Release Schedule, the exact release date is April 29th, 2010.

Ubuntu 10.04 will be featuring a brand new look. The good-old “Human” theme is going to be replaced by the new “Light” theme. The “light” concept comes from the idea that software of good value is always light, in terms of consuming resources. Ubuntu is focused on providing an Operating System that doesn’t bloat the user with unnecessary proprietary software.

Here comes the exciting part, Ubuntu team has released the first screenshots of the “Light” theme.

Dark theme:


Light theme:


The minimal boot screen:


The fonts on the above screenshots look superior than on previous releases.
The minimize/maximize/close window buttons are now moved on the left-hand side.
That reminds a bit of Apple’s Mac OS X. However on the Mac OS, the window buttons have a different order, close/minimize/maximize.

Ubuntu will also get a brand new logo:

Official and community sites will be updated as well, featuring the new logo and looks.

Looking forward for the 10.04 RTM release!

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Ubuntu 9.10

The final version of Ubuntu 9.10 has been released today!

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The final version of Ubuntu 9.04 has been released a few days ago.

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Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)

The final version of Ubuntu 8.10 has been released today.

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Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)

Here is the final Ubuntu 7.10 version:

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Have you got bored with your good-old Windows XP system?
Are you afraid to mess around with the not yet fully supported Windows Vista, or just waiting Vista SP1 to try them out?
Don’t really want to spend a fortune on a Mac, to get a robust OS like Mac OS X?

Well, here is the best from the Open Source Linux world: Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn)!

I have downloaded it today, and tried it under Innotek’s Virtualbox (version 1.3.8).

Here are some screenshots:

Starting up
Boot screen
Administration menu
Mozilla Firefox
File browser
System monitor
Shutting down
Want to see more? It’s pretty straight-forward to get it running!
If you need help with the installation or having other issues, make sure you visit the official Ubuntu Forums.

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