Ubuntu 15.04 Beta Released, Ubuntu MATE Made Official
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 26 February 2015 at 03:43 PM EST. 12 Comments
The Ubuntu derivatives opting-in to doing beta releases put out their first beta today. With this 15.04 Beta 1 milestone, Ubuntu MATE has been made an official derivative.

Ubuntu MATE is the version of Ubuntu Linux shipping with the GNOME2-forked MATE Desktop Environment by default. Besides Ubuntu MATE, the other releases doing their 15.04 "Vivid Verbet" Beta 1 spins today are Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME,
UbuntuKylin, Xubuntu and Ubuntu Cloud.

The *buntu 15.04 Beta 1 releases bring updated software packages and other changes. Ubuntu itself isn't participating in the beta releases today rather Canonical just encourages testing of the latest daily Ubuntu 15.04 ISOs.

More details on the Vivid Vervet Beta 1 release can be found via this mailing list announcement.
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