Ubuntu & Kubuntu 9.04 Released

ubuntulogo Ubuntu/Kubuntu 9.04 aka Jaunty Jackalope is now ready for download. As always the downloads will also be available in torrents are well, it’ll just take a couple of days to get it seeded. Note – an interesting feature of the Ubuntu family is called Wubi it allows anyone to install and uninstall Ubuntu from within Windows just like any other program.

Ubuntu

The biggest new features of Ubuntu are:

  • GNOME 2.26
  • X.Org server 1.6
  • Boot performance – Dramatically improved boot times, as low as 25 seconds on some machines.
  • Linux kernel 2.6.28
  • Ext4 filesystem support

Kubuntu

For the KDE fans Kubuntu is also available today and here are the newest features for it. Download it here.

  • KDE 4.2
  • Quassel IRC client
  • Amarok 2.0.2 for your music needs
  • KTorrent 3.2
  • Digikam 0.10.0
  • Qt 4.5
  • Intel Atom Support for netbook support

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