Ubuntu 9.04 Release Candidate Pushed Out
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 16 April 2009 at 05:08 PM EDT. 7 Comments
We are just one week away from the release of Ubuntu 9.04 and with that it is now time for the Jaunty Jackalope release candidate. Ubuntu 9.04 features the GNOME 2.26 desktop, X Server 1.6, and the Linux 2.6.28 kernel. There are also numerous new features on the Ubuntu desktop with the new notification system, a speedier boot process, EXT4 installation support, and more.

Along with Ubuntu, also reaching a release candidate status is Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Studio, and Mythbuntu. A complete rundown of all of the features can be found on the Ubuntu mailing list. Ubuntu 9.04 can be downloaded here.
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