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First Jaunty Jackalope (Ubuntu 9.04) Alpha Hops Into View

Nov 25, 2008, 16:34 (3 Talkback[s])
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"In addition to the ongoing long-term usability enhancement efforts, Canonical and the Ubuntu development community are focusing on several specific technical goals for 9.04, including improving performance and boot time and integrating web services more tightly with the desktop.

"...The Mono stack comes with some very complex dependencies that make it a bit challenging to package properly. Members of the community have responded by proposing a Mono 2.0 transitioning initiative that will involve close collaboration between Ubuntu and upstream Debian packagers. The goal is to transition all of the major Mono packages to 2.0 dependencies--a move that will help save space on the installable Live CD image."

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