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Ubuntu 11.10 Release Schedule Published

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Published on 19 May 2011 06:51 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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While we have had an early Ubuntu 11.10 release schedule (along with one for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) going back to last May, the official release schedule for Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Oncelot" is now available.

The official Ubuntu 11.10 release schedule is available from the Ubuntu Wiki with the various release dates.

The first alpha release of Ubuntu 11.10 is planned for the 2nd of June, the second alpha release is planned for the 30th of June, and a third Alpha release will not come until the 4th of August. After a quiet July (though Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS is set for the 14th of July), the feature freeze is happening on the 11th of August followed by the user-interface freeze two weeks later. This also marks the beta freeze.

The first beta will come on the 1st of September while the second and last beta will come on the 22nd of September during Oktoberfest. The kernel freeze is happening a week before that point. Lastly, a release candidate is set for the 6th of October and the official release of Ubuntu 11.10 is written in for the 13th of October.

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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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