[ubuntu-za] Fwd: Ubuntu 7.10 released

Morgan Collett morgan at ubuntu.com
Fri Oct 19 09:36:16 BST 2007

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From: Ubuntu Announcements <noreply at ubuntu.com>
Date: Oct 18, 2007 1:15 PM
Subject: Ubuntu 7.10 released
To: ubuntu-announce at lists.ubuntu.com

The Ubuntu team is proud to announce version 7.10 of the Ubuntu family of

Ubuntu is a full-featured Linux distribution for desktops, laptops, and
servers, with a fast and easy install and regular releases.  A
tightly-integrated selection of excellent applications is included, and
an incredible variety of add-on software is just a few clicks away.

Read more about the features of Ubuntu 7.10 in the following press

  Ubuntu 7.10           http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu710
  Desktop edition       http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-desktop710
  Server edition        http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-server710
  Ubuntu family         http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-family710

Professional technical support is available from Canonical Limited and
hundreds of other companies around the world.  For more information about
support, visit http://www.ubuntu.com/support

Ubuntu 7.10 will be supported for 18 months on both desktops and servers.
Users requiring a longer support lifetime on servers may choose to
continue using Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, with security support until 2011, rather
than upgrade to or install 7.10.

Ubuntu 7.10 is also the basis for new 7.10 releases of Kubuntu and

  Kubuntu announcement http://kubuntu.org/announcements/7.10-release.php
  Edubuntu announcement http://www.edubuntu.org/news/7.10-release

To Get Ubuntu 7.10

To download Ubuntu 7.10, or obtain CDs, visit:


Users of Ubuntu 7.04 will be offered an automatic upgrade to 7.10 via
Update Manager.  As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are
entirely free of charge.  For further information about upgrading, see


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 tour:


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

Helping Shape Ubuntu

If you would like to help shape Ubuntu, take a look at the list of ways
you can participate at


Developers should consider attending the upcoming Ubuntu Developer Summit
in Cambridge, Massachusetts (US) starting 29 October.  More information
is available at


More Information

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