Derek Broughton news at
Tue Oct 28 19:55:33 UTC 2008

Karl Larsen wrote:

>     This morning I decided to d/l 8.10 and the web page looked normal
> and I started to get this:
> ubuntu-8.10-rc-desktop-i386.iso
> I now wonder what rc stands for? I got Hardy when it was still Beta and
> with a lot of updates it is now perfect. It will be here in 1 hour and 2
> minutes.

"Release Candidate".  As I recall the official release is October 30th, and
there will probably be minor changes - but you can get those from the net,
the way you normally would, and this way you're beating the rush.

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