Announcing the Release Candidate for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

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| The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the Release Candidate for Ubuntu
| 8.04 LTS (Long-Term Support) on desktop and server. Codenamed "Hardy
| Heron", 8.04 LTS continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the
| latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality,
| easy-to-use Linux distribution.

Bored with Ubuntu 7.10? Move to 8.04 Beta!

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| Well you know sometimes when you use an OS for as long as I have... One can
| get bored with it. Maybe it is just my personality but I was just sitting
| around the old computer the other day and well... I decided to upgrade Ubuntu
| 7.10 to the new beta release 8.04.


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 . * *

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. *

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. * * * *

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.

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. * * * *