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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Beta 1 Launches February 25, Remains Based on Linux Kernel 4.4.1

In more good news, we’re informing Ubuntu users today that they will be able to test drive the first Beta build of the forthcoming Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system next Thursday, February 25, 2016, when the Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Studio, and Xubuntu flavors will be available for download.