Ubuntu Studio 12.04 LTS Release

Scott Lavender scottalavender at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 18:54:48 UTC 2012

The Ubuntu Studio team is very pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu
Studio 12.04 LTS (Long-Term Support), Codenamed "Precise Pangolin".

Ubuntu Studio, the Ubuntu flavour designed with content creation in mind
for creative individuals.  This release is produced as a live DVD image
that can also be converted to an USB stick and will be supported for 3

Due to overwhelming improvements during this development cycle, the The
Ubuntu Studio Team is very proud and excited to have users experience
Ubuntu Studio 12.04 LTS.

New features include:
 * Live-DVD
 * GUI-based installation
 * lowlatency kernel installed by default
 * i386 images use the lowlatency-pae kernel
 * XFCE is default desktop environment
 * Pulse Audio <-> JACK bridging enabled by default
 * New theme, icons, and default font
 * New LightDM and Desktop background/backdrop images
 * Documented work flows/new application choices provide better user support
 * Menu restructured for better work flow support
 * ARandR included for improved multi-monitor functionality
 * mudita24 replaces envycontrol24 for ice1712 chip audio interfaces
 * Long Term Support release (3 years)

Lastly, the Ubuntu Studio website is currently under complete development
and is expected to be release within weeks. Please bear with our current
website until then.

For more information please see:

Warmest Regards,
Scott Lavender
Ubuntu Studio Project Lead
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