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Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Alpha 3 Released

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Published on 23 July 2009 01:04 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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Right on schedule, Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 3 has been released. This third alpha release brings package updates to the Linux kernel, the desktop (both GNOME and KDE), and other packages throughout the Ubuntu repositories.

Likewise, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Ubuntu Studio have all reached an Alpha 3 milestone status too. The different flavors of Ubuntu, such as Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu Netbook Remix, have also been spun.

Of course, we can't help but to mention that the latest Phoronix Test Suite bits for 2.0 Sandtorg are also available through Ubuntu Universe in Karmic, but more of the changes are detailed at Ubuntu.com. The Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 3 release announcement can be found on ubuntu-devel-announce along with the relevant download links.

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