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Big Herd of Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope Announcements

Apr 23, 2009, 19:33 (0 Talkback[s])

Canonical Announces Availability of Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop Edition
"Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop Edition delivers a range of feature enhancements to improve the user experience. Shorter boot speeds, some as short as 25 seconds, ensure faster access to a full computing environment on most desktop, laptop and netbook models. Enhanced suspend-and-resume features also give users more time between charges along with immediate access after hibernation. Intelligent switching between Wi-Fi and 3G environments has been broadened to support more wireless devices and 3G cards, resulting in a smoother experience for most users."

Speed, Beauty and Innovation, Kubuntu 9.04 has it all
"With this release, the development team brings you the best KDE distro out there. With its world-renowned Ubuntu core and the KDE 4.2 desktop, Kubuntu 9.04 gives users a well-rounded, feature-filled and elegant desktop."

Edubuntu 9.04 Released
"The Edubuntu team is proud to announce Ubuntu 9.04 Educational Addon, continuing Edubuntu's tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source educational software with the high-quality, easy-to-use Ubuntu distribution."

Xubuntu 9.04 Released
"Xubuntu 9.04, codenamed the "Jaunty Jackalope", is the latest and greatest version of Xubuntu, released on April 23, 2009. It integrates the latest Xfce-desktop releases with the high-quality and feature-rich core of Ubuntu, resulting in a light-weight and easy-to-use Linux distribution."

Ubuntu 'Jaunty Jackalope' Jumps Linux Forward
"Additional improvements on the desktop include improved suspend and resume capability on notebooks as well as additional support for 3G and Wi-Fi mobile connectivity. "Jaunty" will also include by default OpenOffice.org version 3, which came out just before the Ibex release last year, but it was too late in the Ubuntu release process for it to be included."

Ubuntu 9.04 Released
"After six alphas, a beta and a release candidate, we are pleased to announce that Ubuntu 9.04 is here, today (April 23rd), available on mirrors worldwide (see the download links at the end of the article), and it's our greatest pleasure to introduce you guys to the highlights of this new release dubbed Jaunty Jackalope. It all began on September 8th, 2008, when Mark Shuttleworth announced the Jaunty Jackalope, also known as Ubuntu 9.04, the next major release of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system. Ubuntu 9.04 is also the tenth release of the Ubuntu OS and will be supported for 18 months on both servers and desktops."

First Look at Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope
"In these times of a lame-duck release of Windows (Vista), Ubuntu has been earning a reputation as a reliable and simple operating system that allows its users to get things done. Amongst the Internet intelligentsia, Ubuntu has become a realistic operating system choice, alongside Windows and OS X. Dell recently embraced Ubuntu as an option on its desktops and notebooks, placing the operating system on the same commercial footing as Windows, too."

Mythbuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope Is Here!
"After a long and exciting development cycle the Mythbuntu team is proud to introduce Mythbuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope. We would like to thank everyone that contributed in getting our fourth release out the door"