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Ubuntu 9.04 Alpha 6 Released

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Published on 12 March 2009 06:36 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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We are just a little more than a month away until Ubuntu 9.04 (the Jaunty Jackalope) will be released. With the release getting near, Canonical has today put forth the final alpha release of Jaunty. Ubuntu 9.04 Alpha 6 carries a few updated packages (particularly with the imminent release of GNOME 2.26) and various bug-fixing.

More information on the Ubuntu 9.04 Alpha 6 release can be found at Ubuntu.com. Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Studio, and Mythbuntu have all been updated as well to the Alpha 6 status.

The Ubuntu 9.04 beta release is coming in just two weeks (the 26th of March) while the release candidate is scheduled to arrive on the 16th of April. The final release of Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty Jackalope" is set for April 23, 2009.

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