Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha 2 Has Been Released, In All The Traditional Flavors

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.

Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha 2 Has Been Released, In All The Traditional Flavors

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.

Download Links:

  • 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
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