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Ubuntu 19.10 to Be Released on October 17th, Now Open for Development

Following the daily build ISO images, which were seeded to public testers last week, Ubuntu 19.10 has officially entered development with the GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) 9 series as default system-wide compiler, as well was Python 3.7 as default Python implementation with Python 3.8 available in the repositories. The ICU (International Components for Unicode) package will also be bumped to version 64.2 or newer in the development cycle of Ubuntu 19.10, the Boost libraries to version 1.70 or newer, and the Glibc (GNU C Library) to version 2.30, which should be released in August. Other components include Golang 1.12 and OpenJDK 11 by default.