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Ubuntu 13.04 Is About 13% Complete

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Published on 19 November 2012 04:24 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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For those curious about the state of Ubuntu 13.04's development, there is a convenient status page to reflect the overall condition of this forthcoming Ubuntu Linux that is codenamed the Raring Ringtail.

The current state of Ubuntu 13.04 can be found at status.ubuntu.com. As of publishing, the overall completion status is 13% of 1704 items. Of the essential work, there's only 8% completed tasks, 16% for high, 13% medium, and 12% for low. With 1704 work items from 183 blueprints and there being 113 days left until the planned Ubuntu 13.04 release, about 13 work items need to be completed per day.

More details on the Ubuntu 13.04 reported work items can be found from the status page. Among the Ubuntu 13.04 features that will hopefully happen include using XZ packages, new methods of developer engagement, Ubuntu TV enhancements, Hybrid Graphics (Optimus) improvements, the Linux 3.8 kernel, Unity widgets, Unity performance improvements, and much more.

Ubuntu 13.04 is expected for release on the 25th of April while the beta release is expected for March. The Debian Import Freeze is happening in mid-February.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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