Ubuntu's Lucid Lynx: Ubuntu's Most Innovative
Mar 18, 2010, 21:33 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)
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"Ubuntu’s Lucid Lynx (Ubuntu 10.04) is still six
weeks away from release. However, on the eve of the first beta
release, the daily builds and news releases suggest that Lucid will
be one of the most innovative versions of Ubuntu for several years.
"Scheduled as a Long Term Support release that will be supported
for three years on the desktop and five on the server, Lucid also
shows Ubuntu pressing hard toward well-defined goals.
"More than any release in several years, Lucid shows signs of
clear direction, as Ubuntu continues to round off its roster of
basic applications, adapts to current usability trends, and pushes
harder towards commercialization.
"In addition to the first beta, a second beta and a release
candidate are due before the final release. However, in between
these official releases, you can also download a daily build any
time that you want the very latest developments. The stability of
all these builds may vary, although generally Lucid has been stable
since the first alpha, despite some error messages during