Ubuntu 9.04 released

Ubuntu Announcements noreply at ubuntu.com
Thu Apr 23 13:53:26 BST 2009

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop and Server
editions and Ubuntu Netbook Remix, continuing Ubuntu's tradition of
integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a
high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution.

Read more about the features of Ubuntu 9.04 in the following press releases:

  Desktop edition    http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-9.04-desktop
  Server edition     http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-9.04-server
  Netbook Remix      http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-9.04-unr

Ubuntu 9.04 will be supported for 18 months on both desktops and servers.
Users requiring a longer support lifetime may choose to continue using
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS rather than upgrading to or installing 9.04.

Ubuntu 9.04 is also the basis for new 9.04 releases of Kubuntu, Xubuntu,
Edubuntu, UbuntuStudio, and Mythbuntu:

        Kubuntu      http://kubuntu.org/news/9.04-release
        Xubuntu      http://xubuntu.org/news/9.04-release
       Edubuntu      http://edubuntu.org/news/9.04-release
      Mythbuntu      http://mythbuntu.org/9.04/release
  Ubuntu Studio      http://ubuntustudio.org/downloads

To Get Ubuntu 9.04

To download Ubuntu 9.04, or obtain CDs, visit:


Users of Ubuntu 8.10 will be offered an automatic upgrade to 9.04 via
Update Manager.  For further information about upgrading, see:


As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are entirely free of

We recommend that all users read the release notes, which document
caveats and workarounds for known issues.  They are available at:


Find out what's new in this release with a graphical overview:


If you have a question, or if you think you may have found a bug but
aren't sure, try asking on the #ubuntu IRC channel, on the Ubuntu Users
mailing list, or on the Ubuntu forums:

  #ubuntu on irc.freenode.net

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