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Ubuntu 14.04 Derivatives Do Their Alpha 2 Release

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Published on 23 January 2014 02:58 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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Various flavors of Ubuntu 14.04 have come out today with their Trusty Tahr Alpha 2 spins.

Ubuntu itself still isn't doing alpha releases but instead encourages testing of the latest daily ISOs. For Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Xubuntu, and Ubuntu Cloud, there are alpha two images that were spun today for easy testing of these different flavors.

For those interested in testing these Ubuntu 14.04 derivatives you can find the announcement information via the ubuntu-devel-announce list. The official release of Ubuntu 14.04 is coming in April and is a Long-Term Support (LTS) release.

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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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