Xubuntu 9.04 Beta Release Announcement
jwcampbell at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 25 22:17:25 UTC 2009
This is in regards to the Xubuntu Beta Release Announcement in place on the
Xubuntu wiki (
Steve, I am copying you on this in case you are able to include a link to
the Xubuntu Beta Announcement in your overall Ubuntu 9.04 Beta
Announcement. If it is not part of your practice to do this, we can
publicize the announcement via other means.
The announcement is still in draft form. Xubuntu team, please feel free to
have a look at it. I will be fleshing it out some, but help is welcome.
Mention of particular features, screenshots of your standard-install
desktops, and announcement revisions are welcome.
Charlie or anyone else - are there any known, noteworthy bugs that you would
like to be noted in the "Known Bugs" section? If so, feel free to reply
here with the bug numbers, or add detail of the bugs to the wiki itself.
Thanks very much,
On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 3:25 PM, Charlie Kravetz <cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
> On Wed, 25 Mar 2009 00:29:34 -0500
> Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > The Xubuntu 9.04 Beta release is almost here! As part of the
> > release, we need to prepare the Beta release announcement, and I was
> > hoping that people could note particular improvements. Seeing as
> > this is the first set of release announcements coming specifically
> > from Xubuntu, I figure we can include any key updates from 8.10.
> > Here are some highlights that I can think of:
> > * complete migration to Xfce 4.6
> > - neat feature 1
> > - neat feature 2
> > - neat feature 300
> > * inclusion of Gigolo, an Xfce utility to assist with mounting of
> > network shares
> > * fast-user switcher applet
> > * ________
> > * Availability of Ext4 filesystems (w/ Ext3 by default)
> > * Thunderbird now includes the Lightning Calendar extension by default
> > * Well integrated artwork, giving Xubuntu a polished, cohesive new
> > look
> > I know there is a lot more updates. What would you like to be
> > included in the release announcement? Thanks, all.
> > Jim
> Let's not forget AbiWord 4.6.6, with many bugfixes incorporated.
> Charlie Kravetz
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