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Mark Shuttleworth: The Art of Release


An update on the long term plans for Ubuntu release management. 8.04 LTS represented a very significant step forward in our release management thinking. To the best of my knowledge there has never been an “enterprise platform” release delivered exactly on schedule, to the day, in any proprietary or Linux OS.

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Created by vlovindia 8 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 29 weeks ago
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A Look at Free Flash in Ubuntu 8.04


Around the time of the release of Ubuntu 7.10, I tried out the Gnash Flash player included in that release. Because Adobe’s Flash player can not be redistributed in the default Ubuntu installation, a choice of players are offered when you visit a page in Firefox with Flash content. There are three options in Ubuntu 8.04: Adobe Flash, Swfdec (new to this version), and Gnash.

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Created by giantrobot 8 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 30 weeks ago
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Linux on the desktop, your time has come.


Yesterday, as if you didn’t know was the release date of Hardy Heron Ubuntu 8.04, and once the servers cooled down and the torrents where seeded it was pretty easy to get a copy. My son who is 10 was jumping at the bit to upgrade his computer, a trusty old Inspiron 5100. So I decided to let him install without any help from good ol’ dad.

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Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Alpha: A First Look


The first alpha release of Ubuntu 8.04 (codenamed Hardy Heron) was scheduled to be released today, but the official release has been pushed back until tomorrow. However, a preliminary CD image of this first alpha release for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS has surfaced today on the Internet.

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Created by mark 9 years 6 days ago – Made popular 9 years 5 days ago
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In-Depth Roadmap Analysis For Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04


The Hardy Heron Roadmap has over 130 new ideas that have been proposed thus far.

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