Ubuntu 8.10 Release Schedule
Furthermore, the tentative release schedule for Ubuntu 8.10 has been published. There will be six alpha builds with the first one coming on June 12 and the last on September 18. The release candidate for Ubuntu Intrepid is planned for October 23, while Ubuntu 8.10 final will come on October 30. If there are any setbacks in this release schedule, Ubuntu 8.10 will turn into a Halloween release or if it gets pushed into November it's in jeopardy of becoming known as Ubuntu 8.11. The release schedule can be viewed on the Ubuntu Wiki.