Utopic Unicorn

Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Final Beta released

Adam Conrad has just announced the release of the final beta release of Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. The Ubuntu Release team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs. The stable release of Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn (14.10) is scheduled for October 23rd, 2014. Note that Ubuntu 14.10 will be supported for 9 months for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Core, Kubuntu, Edubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin along with all other flavours.

Ubuntu 14.10 “Utopic Unicorn” – What to expect

With the announcement of the next Ubuntu release 14.10 – code named “Utopic Unicorn“, a number of changes and new features are been expected as normal. So what are the expected changes and possible new features we may be seeing in the coming months: Convergence Convergence is probably one of the biggest changes to come to the Ubuntu desktop as Canonical is determined to reinstate its focus on it. For some of us who may not know what the Convergence concept means, its an idea that there should be ONLY one operating system that runs on all devices.

Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Daily Build Images

Canonical has released the first daily desktop image for Ubuntu 14.10 code named (Utopic Unicon), so the planting season is now officially opened :). The released images allows you to try Ubuntu-GNOME without changing your computer at all, and at your option to install it permanently later. According to Canonical, you will need at least 384MB of RAM to install from the images provided. Release Schedule June 26th – Alpha 1 (Not Public Release – opt-in) July 24th – Alpha 2 (Not Public Release – opt-in) August 28th – Beta 1 (Not Public Release – opt-in) September 25th – Final Beta October 16th – Final Release Download Images Remember that this is a development version and should NOT be installed on production machines.