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Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) Enters Final Freeze Ahead of October 17th Release

As of October 10th, the Ubuntu 19.10 release is officially in Final Freeze, the last step of its development stage, which means that only release critical bugs affecting the ISO images or the installers will be accepted in the archives. Release Candidate images are also now available for testing to ensure an uneventful and smooth release. Dubbed Eoan Ermine, the Ubuntu 19.10 operating system will arrive on October 17th with numerous new features and updated components, among which we can mention the latest GNOME 3.34 desktop environment, Linux 5.3 kernel series with LZ4 compression algorithm for initramfs, LibreOffice 6.3 office suite, PulseAudio 13.0 sound system, and Firefox 69 web browser.