Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the first Alpha version of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr will be released tomorrow, in the following flavours: Xubuntu, Edubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME and UbuntuKylin.
In Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha 1, many packages have been updated to their latest stable version. Among others, Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha 1 runs on Kernel 18.104.22.168, comes with Firefox 25, Mesa 10.0, network-manager 0.9.8.4, alsa-utils 1.0.27 and xserver-xorg-video-intel 2.99.904.
The GNOME version comes with Gnome Shell 3.8 and uses some Gnome 3.10 packages, like: gnome-calculator, gnome-disk-utility, gnome-backgrounds, gnome-keyring and gnome-sudoku, while Xubuntu 14.04 Alpha 1 comes with XFCE 4.11 and Lubuntu 14.04 Alpha 1 comes with LXDE 0.6.1.
Release dates for the Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr versions:
- Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha 1: the 19th of December, 2013
- Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha 2: the 23rd of January, 2014
- Ubuntu 14.04 Beta: the 27th of March, 2014
- Ubuntu 14.04 Stable: the 17th of April, 2014