Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) Beta 1, now available.

March 2nd, 2012

12.04 (Precise Pangolin) is now available for those interested in helping find and fix bugs before we release.

More details can be found at:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PrecisePangolin/TechnicalOverview/Beta1

Many thank yous to the developers, testers, documentation and translation writers for all your hard work to get us to this milestone!

Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) Beta 1 freeze now in effect.

February 23rd, 2012

Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 1 release is now a week away and the archive is now in hard freeze to prepare for it.

During the freeze, all uploads to main must be approved by a member of the release team, so if you have fixes which are important to get in, please get in touch as soon as possible (and preferably, get your packages uploaded in parallel!).

Uploads to unseeded universe require a manual push through the queue, but are not subject to release management approval.

Precise daily image issue: nvidia hardware owners please hold off on upgrades

February 9th, 2012

An issue has been noticed due to interaction between a recent libc upgrade and the nvidia graphics driver. If you have nvidia hardware, please avoid upgrading until this has been resolved. Investigation is
ongoing.

Details will be found and tracked in:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers/+bug/929384

Precise Pangolin Alpha 2 available

February 2nd, 2012

12.04 (Precise Pangolin) Alpha 2 is now available for those developers and testers interested in helping find and fix bugs before we beta.

More details can be found at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PrecisePangolin/TechnicalOverview/Alpha2

Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) Released!

October 13th, 2011

The dreams that inspired this release are now in running code, and available for your download.

We would like to acknowledge the debt of gratitude owed by everyone in the Unix community to Dennis Ritchie, who passed away this weekend.
None of this code could have happened without building on the dreams and excellent work of such giants.

For more information on the release, please see the release notes.

Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 Freeze – now in effect

September 16th, 2011

One week away from the Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 release, the archive is now in hard freeze for preparation of that Beta.

During the freeze, all uploads to main must be approved by a member of the release team, so if you have fixes which are important to get in, please get in touch as soon as possible (and preferably, get your packages uploaded in parallel!). Uploads to universe require a manual push through the queue, but are not subject to release management approval.

Ubuntu 11.10 A3 now available

August 5th, 2011

11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) Alpha 3 is now available for those developers and testers interested in helping find and fix bugs before we beta.

More details can be found at:

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/OneiricOcelot/TechnicalOverview/Alpha3

Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) Available

April 28th, 2011

Ubuntu 11.04 is now available.

For more information on the release, please see the announcement.

Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) Beta 2 available.

April 14th, 2011

Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2 is now available.  We’ve been busy fixing the bugs found from Beta 1, and getting it polished up. Please download and give it a whirl, and if you find a problem, by all means file a bug.

For more information on the release (including information on those bugs we do know about), please see the announcement.

Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 1 (Natty Narwhal) available.

April 1st, 2011

Ubuntu 11.04 Beta is now available.  It has lots of cool new packages interacting together for the first time, so we would appreciate your help in finding those bugs we don’t know about yet.   Please download and give it a whirl, and if you find a problem, by all means file a bug.

For more information on the release (including information on those bugs we do know about), please see the announcement.