Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 360

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #360 for the week March 17 – 23, 2014, and the full version is available here.

In this issue we cover:

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  • Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph
  • Paul White
  • Jim Connett
  • And many others

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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 359

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #359 for the week March 10 – 16, 2014, and the full version is available here.

In this issue we cover:

The issue of The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter is brought to you by:

  • Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph
  • Paul White
  • Emily Gonyer
  • Jim Connett
  • And many others

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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 358

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #358 for the week March 3- 9, 2014, and the full version is available here.

In this issue we cover:

The issue of The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter is brought to you by:

  • Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph
  • Paul White
  • Emily Gonyer
  • Jim Connett
  • And many others

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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 357

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #357 for the week February 24 – March 2, 2014, and the full version is available here.

In this issue we cover:

The issue of The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter is brought to you by:

  • Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph
  • Paul White
  • Esther Schindler
  • Nathan Dyer
  • Jim Connett
  • And many others

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Announcing Trusty Tahr Beta 1

The first Beta of Trusty Tahr (to become 14.04 LTS) has now been released for testers and early adopters.

This beta features images for Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu Studio, Xubuntu and the Ubuntu Cloud images.

These are not to be used as stable systems but please do test for bugs to report. Always ensure your system is up to date before reporting bugs.

Edubuntu

Edubuntu is the educational flavour of Ubuntu. It’s very similar to stock Ubuntu but integrates a lot of educational software, supports thin clients (LTSP) and offers an optional GNOME Flashback desktop as an alternative to Unity.

The Beta 1 images can be downloaded at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/edubuntu/releases/trusty/beta-1/

More information on Edubuntu beta 1 is published here: http://www.edubuntu.org

Kubuntu

Kubuntu is the KDE based flavour of Ubuntu. It uses the Plasma desktop and includes a wide selection of tools from the KDE project. In this LTS cycle the Kubuntu team are working on stabalising and bug fixing.

The Beta 1 images can be downloaded at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/trusty/beta-1/

More information on Kubuntu Beta 1 can be found here: https://wiki.kubuntu.org/TrustyTahr/Beta1/Kubuntu

Lubuntu

Lubuntu is a flavor of Ubuntu based on LXDE and focused on providing a very lightweight distribution.

The Beta 1 images can be downloaded at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/releases/trusty/beta-1/

More information on Lubuntu Beta 1 can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TrustyTahr/ReleaseNotes/Beta1/Lubuntu

Ubuntu GNOME

Ubuntu GNOME is a flavour of Ubuntu featuring the GNOME desktop environment.

The Beta 1 images can be downloaded at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-gnome/releases/trusty/beta-1/

More information on Ubuntu GNOME Beta 1 can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TrustyTahr/Beta1/UbuntuGNOME

UbuntuKylin

UbuntuKylin is a flavour of Ubuntu that is more suitable for Chinese users.

The Beta 1 images can be downloaded at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntukylin/releases/trusty/beta-1/

More information on UbuntuKylin Beta 1 will be published here: http://www.ubuntukylin.com/

Ubuntu Studio

Ubuntu Studio is a flavor of Ubuntu focused on multimedia content creation.

The Beta 1 images can be downloaded at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntustudio/releases/trusty/beta-1/

The release announcement can be found at: http://ubuntustudio.org/2014/02/14-04-beta-1-release/

Xubuntu

Xubuntu is the Ubuntu flavour with Xfce, a stable, light and configurable desktop environment.

The Beta 1 images can be downloaded at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/trusty/beta-1/

The release announcement can be found at: http://xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-14-04-beta-1/

The complete release notes are at: http://wiki.ubuntu.com/TrustyTahr/ReleaseNotes/Beta1/Xubuntu

Ubuntu Cloud

Ubuntu Cloud images can be run on Amazon EC2, Openstack, SmartOS and many other clouds.

http://uec-images.ubuntu.com/releases/trusty/beta-1/

Regular daily images for Ubuntu (Unity) can be found at: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/

If you’re interested in following the changes as we further develop Trusty, we suggest that you subscribe to the ubuntu-devel-announce list. This is a low-traffic list (a few posts a week) carrying announcements of approved specifications, policy changes, beta releases and other interesting events.

http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-announce

Stéphane Graber, on behalf of the Ubuntu release team.

Originally posted to the ubuntu-devel-announce mailing list on Thu Feb 27 21:01:46 UTC 2014 by Stéphane Graber

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