Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha 2 has been released in all the traditional flavours: Ubuntu GNOME, Kubuntu, Edubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin, Xubuntu and Ubuntu Cloud.
Kubuntu 14.04 Alpha 2 will be using KDE 4.12 as default and comes with an improved version of the USB Creator and Firefox 25.
Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 Alpha 2 uses GNOME 3.10, despite the fact that the initial plan was to release Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3.8, for stability reasons.
Xubuntu 14.04 Alpha 2 comes with some issues and so, the developers have to resolve the issues until the release of the stable version of Xubuntu 14.04.
Ubuntu Kylin 14.04 Alpha 2 comes with Kernel 3.13, bug-fixes brought to the first alpha version of Ubuntu Kylin, and updates for the following packages: youker-assistant, fcitx-quimpanel
Edubuntu 14.04 Alpha 2 adds only a few features to the previous alpha version. The developers also have to fix the regression caused by glib 2.39.1, until the stable version will be released.
- Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Alpha2
- Kubuntu 14.04 Alpha2
- Edubuntu 14.04 Alpha2
- Ubuntu Cloud 14.04 Alpha2
- Xubuntu 14.04 Alpha2
- Ubuntu Kylin Alph2
The next versions of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr are scheduled for the following dates:
- Beta 1 – February 27th
- Final Beta – March 27th
- Release Candidate – April 10th
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Final – April 17th