A Look at the upcoming Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron

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| Conclusion : Ubuntu 8.04 Beta promises a lot and is shaping up to be a
| interesting update .The most important change/addition in 8.04 is
| simplification of installation procedure with inclusion of tool like Wubi
| making installation of Ubuntu on Windows based systems really easy. Firefox 3
| and Brasero are welcome addition to Ubuntu . Also Ubuntu 8.04 seems pretty
| nippier and faster compared to the earlier releases . In short Ubuntu 8.04 is
| turning out to be an update worth waiting for .
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http://linuxondesktop.blogspot.com/2...rdy-heron.html


Recent:

Ubuntu Linux 8.04 final release set for April 24

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| When they're released in final form on April 24, the new server and desktop
| variants of Ubuntu Linux Version 8.04 will include features aimed at making
| the open-source operating system easier to deploy and use. *
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http://www.computerworld.com/action/...icleId=9074438


First Impressions: Ubuntu 8.04 Beta

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| It was pretty easy to make a judgment about 8.04–it’s a great step forward
| for Ubuntu and the distribution is looking better than ever. This is more or
| less what people say after each release, but it’s really impressive to see
| how far things have come over the past few generations. It’s still a beta so
| you should give it some time before moving it to a mission critical system,
| but once it is officially released Hardy Heron is going to be a great choice
| for both your desktop and notebook (with just a few customizations). If you
| haven’t tried Ubuntu, definitely give the live CD a shot and don’t be afraid
| to give it a go alongside a Windows installation if you simply can’t part
| ways with XP or Vista. * * * *
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http://www.geek.com/first-impressions-ubuntu-804-beta/


New Ubuntu 8.04 Beta Refines The Linux Desktop

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| Canonical, makers of the popular Ubuntu Linux, have released a beta of "Hardy
| Heron," the next version of Ubuntu.
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http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/20...-804-beta.html


Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Hardy Heron Beta [Screenshots]

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| There's just about a month left until Ubuntu 8.04 is officially introduced,
| but the second to the last testing release is now available. The Ubuntu 8.04
| beta came out last night and hardens up Hardy Heron on both the desktop and
| server ends for this first LTS (Long Term Support) release in nearly two
| years. The Canonical team and all involved free software projects have done a
| phenomenal job and Ubuntu 8.04 is shaping up to be their best release yet.
| Ubuntu 8.04 ships with many GNOME enhancements found in the recent 2.22
| release, PulseAudio integration, virtualization improvements, and it uses the
| Linux 2.6.24 kernel. * * * *
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http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...804_beta&num=1