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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" Officially Released

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Published on 17 April 2014 02:10 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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The official release announcement has finally been sent out for today's release of the Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" Long Term Support release.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ships today with a revised Unity 7 desktop and numerous additions there, many under-the-hood improvements, is riding off the Linux 3.13 kernel / Mesa 10.1 / GCC 4.8.2, and also has seen a lot of work over the past six months on the Ubuntu server and cloud offerings.

We have already written over 100 articles covering Ubuntu 14.04's development with new features and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS performance benchmarks, so see our many Ubuntu 14.04 LTS articles should you not already be well familiar with this major Linux distribution update that will be supported by Canonical for five years.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" Officially Released


The official Ubuntu 14.04 LTS release announcement can be read on the Ubuntu mailing list.

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