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Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat Coming …

After Lucid Lynx the next Ubuntu Edition Coming. It is code named “maverick meerkat”. Ubuntu 10.10 will be with gnome 3.0 and more amazing features .This should also allow Ubuntu users to keep an eye and ear open for all the wonderful and exciting things being developed. The release schedule will be

Alpha 1 – June 3rd, 2010 – already released

Alpha 2 – July 1st, 2010

Alpha 3 – August 5th, 2010

Beta – September 2nd, 2010

Release Candidate – September 30th, 2010

Final Release – SUNDAY – October, 10, 2010

Alpha 1 is the first in a series of milestone CD images that will be released throughout the Maverick development cycle. The Alpha images are known to be reasonably free of showstopper CD build or installer bugs, while representing a very recent snapshot of Maverick. You can download it here:

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/maverick/alpha-1/ (Ubuntu)

http://uec-images.ubuntu.com/releases/maverick/alpha-1/ (Ubuntu Server for UEC and EC2)

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/maverick/alpha-1/ (Kubuntu)

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/maverick/alpha-1/ (Xubuntu)

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntustudio/releases/maverick/alpha-1/ (Ubuntu Studio)

See http://wiki.ubuntu.com/Mirrors for a list of mirrors.

Alpha 1 includes a number of software updates that are ready for wider testing. Please refer to http://www.ubuntu.com/testing/maverick/alpha1 for information on changes in Ubuntu.

This is quite an early set of images, so you should expect some bugs. For a list of known bugs (that you don’t need to report if you encounter), please


If you’re interested in following the changes as we further develop Maverick, have a look at the maverick-changes mailing list:


We also suggest that you subscribe to the ubuntu-devel-announce list if you’re interested in following Ubuntu development. This is a low-traffic list (a few posts a week) carrying announcements of approved specifications, policy changes, alpha releases, and other interesting events.


Bug reports should go to the Ubuntu bug tracker:


For more information on Ubuntu go to: http://www.ubuntu.com/

For more information on how you can participate in the Ubuntu Community got to: http://www.ubuntu.com/community

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