Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Beta Testing
josh.powers at canonical.com
Fri Apr 3 20:17:46 UTC 2020
Hi Ubuntu Server!
As announced  the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) beta images are now
available! Those of you subscribed to ubuntu-server mailing list can
clearly see the hard work that has gone on this cycle to get the latest
and greatest software to our users.
Check out the initial release notes  for more details and please help
us by testing the beta version of Ubuntu Focal! Setting up a test system
and upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic) as well as trying out the
live installer for fresh installs are particularly important.
The Ubuntu Server live installer, based on subiquity, has a couple new
features I would to highlight. First, initial support for automated
installs is available; checkout the wiki page  for more details.
Second, the installer comes with the ability to update itself to get the
latest bug fixes and features. This is a huge addition that makes it
even simpler for users to get the latest features and bug fixes!
I am particularly proud about the new Ubuntu Server guide . The team
and community are hard at work updating the content for the Focal
release. The new location not only looks fantastic, but makes it much
easier for the community to contribute content.
Finally, if you have any questions or ever have ideas to make Ubuntu
Server even better, please feel free to reach out on the ubuntu-server
mailing list  or make a post on our Discourse forum .
Thanks and happy testing,
Ubuntu Server Engineering Manager
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