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Ubuntu 9.10 Officially Released

samzenpus posted more than 4 years ago | from the get-it-while-it's-hot dept.

Linux 744

palegray.net writes "The latest version of Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) has been released. Offering numerous enhancements for both desktop and server environments, this release includes notable features like Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud images, the Ubuntu One 'personal cloud,' and Linux kernel version 2.6.31. Please be sure to use a release mirror close to your geographic location to help reduce the stress on Ubuntu's primary servers; using BitTorrent for downloads can help alleviate the load even more. If your organization has adequate network and server resources, please consider hosting a mirror as well."

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744 comments

FiRsT tRoUt (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909243)

I am a fish!

REMEMBER! (3, Informative)

TrisexualPuppy (976893) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909589)

If you are running an older version, you must upgrade incrementally. For instance, if you are at 8.10, you have to go to 9.04 and THEN 9.10. Kind of makes it a pain, but at least you don't have to do much. Just go to the update manager GUI and update. Hope this helps!

And hopefully this version will run a little better. When I went from 8.10 to 9.04, everything went to a standstill. Maybe that's why these Dell Linux PCs are still shipping with 8.10. :\

Re:REMEMBER! (2, Interesting)

Ethanol-fueled (1125189) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909757)

There's a known bug in the 8.10 to 9.04 upgrade process. Ya gotta run another kernel to keep the install from freezing.

Re:REMEMBER! (1)

TrisexualPuppy (976893) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909805)

I like to get a fresh install at the cost of losing all of my packages. Ubuntu is not as bad about breaking packages and leaving pieces in places as Gentoo was, but it is still nice to start with a new base. So what I was referring to was that 8.10 was incredibly fast, and when I moved to 9.04 after crashing the HDD, even the desktop takes a minute or so to load. No idea why, but everything is so black-box in Ubuntu that I really don't want to try to figure out what the slowdown is.

Re:REMEMBER! (1)

dmbasso (1052166) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909791)

I upgraded a machine from 8.04 to 9.04 and everything went smoothly. But YMMV.

Re:FiRsT tRoUt (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909721)

I am a fish!

Humanity towards monkeys!

Personal Cloud... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909249)

Is that kind of like your own personal Internet?

Do its pipes get filled with enormous amounts of materiel?

Re:Personal Cloud... (3, Funny)

thisnamestoolong (1584383) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909483)

Yes, but I believe the proper word is 'tubes'. Please remember that it is a series of said tubes, and not a dump truck. Treating your personal series of tubes as if it were a dump truck will definitely crash your Internets and give your CPU a virus.

Re:Personal Cloud... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909627)

Yeah, but they make a cream for that, don't they?

Re:Personal Cloud... (1)

noundi (1044080) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909563)

Is that kind of like your own personal Internet?

Do its pipes get filled with enormous amounts of materiel?

Internet is a series of tubes, not pipes. That would be plumbing, silly man.

Re:Personal Cloud... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909729)

Internet is a series of tubes, not pipes. That would be plumbing, silly man.

Ubuntu is not a truck!

time (0)

pppjurac (540429) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909253)

to start upgrade ! 5,4,3,2,1....

Re:time (1)

ta bu shi da yu (687699) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909619)

Well, given that it HASN'T been released yet, that might be a bit premature.

It says: 256MB RAM... (5, Insightful)

jkrise (535370) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909265)

A lesson for Windows Engineers. Aim for 256MB, not 2GB. The era of Netbooks is upon us, and it looks like Microsoft will miss the bus.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (1)

commodore64_love (1445365) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909303)

My Compaq laptop with XP only has 112 MB of memory.

Aim for that. ;-) And no I have no idea why it says 112 instead of an "even" number like 96 or 128. That's how much the laptop has without any expansion installed.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (4, Informative)

0100010001010011 (652467) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909337)

Video Ram. You probably have 128 MB installed, however 16 MB is being allocated to do video work.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (1, Redundant)

Cambo67 (932815) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909363)

You've got 128Mb RAM, with 16Mb being used by the onboard video. 128 - 16 == 112

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (-1, Redundant)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909375)

16 MB of your physical RAM are deducted, so that the onboard graphics chip can use it...

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909561)

Don't know if anyone said it, but it seems to me that it's because the onboard video is using 16 of those 128 MBs..

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (4, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909397)

MS doesn't miss the bus. The problem is the MS bus is a short bus.

Re: Bus (2, Insightful)

TaoPhoenix (980487) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909685)

Nah. People with those challenges tend to actually be far nicer than Microsoft!

Not true... (2, Insightful)

MikeRT (947531) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909431)

All of the reviews of Windows 7 on NetBooks that I have seen so far have been positive about how well it performs on them. Microsoft actually targeted them because it knows it can't afford to make an OS which runs poorly on them or not at all.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (5, Insightful)

nomadic (141991) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909473)

The era of Netbooks is upon us, and it looks like Microsoft will miss the bus.

The first generation of netbooks ran linux. Just about everything after that ran windows. Sounds like linux will miss the bus.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (5, Funny)

Cro Magnon (467622) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909545)

Linux caught the bus. But MS made Linux sit in the back of said bus.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (4, Insightful)

gad_zuki! (70830) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909527)

I can barely run xubuntu on a machine with 256megs or ram let alone full ubuntu.

>The era of Netbooks is upon us, and it looks like Microsoft will miss the bus.

Considering netbooks are shipping with 7 and ram costs less than shipping, I'll take the 2gig model, thanks. More ram for my apps.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909601)

I can run kde 3.5 and MATLAB 7.2 on my old laptop with 256Mb of RAM, and it works well.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (5, Informative)

Col. Bloodnok (825749) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909733)

Have you tried swapping xfce for lxde?

I makes one hell of a difference on my old transmeta based tablet.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (2, Insightful)

dunezone (899268) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909635)

A lesson for Windows Engineers. Aim for 256MB, not 2GB. The era of Netbooks is upon us, and it looks like Microsoft will miss the bus.

Aim for 256MB? Are you still living in 2001? I just replaced my 1.6ghz/256MB laptop with a netbook with a similar speed processor but 1GB of RAM. That laptop could barely get by with that much RAM. Firefox could only handle maybe 4 pages at a time and if one was loading video it would go to a crawl. My netbook has no issues, both were running Windows Home. A lesson for Windows Engineers, don't aim for 256MB.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909723)

Does anybody actually sell a netbook with less than a gig of RAM? Not that I disagree with you; I'm just sayin'.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909779)

It doesn't really matter, since the most important apps (browsers, office suites, etc.) have become so #%& heavy. My Arch + Openbox combo starts up with something like 50MB memory usage, but Firefox with few tabs open adds a "nice" 100MB to that. Besides, memory is cheap these days and caching really improves performance, so I see little point in having anything less than 1GB even on a netbook.

Re:It says: 256MB RAM... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909803)

Correct! Also why have OSes gotten so large they required DVDs! I remember being able to install 3.11 for workgroups off a series of floppies, why can't we go back to that?!

How to get Ubuntu 9? (0)

commodore64_love (1445365) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909267)

I'm currently running Ubuntu 8.something. If I want to upgrade do I have to a do a complete reinstall, or can I just click "install updates" on my desktop? If it's the former, then I'll just stay with Ubuntu 8.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (5, Informative)

Lothsahn (221388) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909289)

You have to incrementally update through each version. If you have 8.04, you have to go to 8.10, then 9.04, then finally 9.10.

The incremental updates can be done through the install updates on your desktop. If you wait too long, you'll have to change your apt sources, so I'd upgrade sooner rather than later.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (1)

physburn (1095481) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909525)

So that means we can slowly upgrade with normal graphic upgrade, or aptitude from the command line, on version per run. With that many versions and data to download, it might be faster to just download the full install of 9.10. Hope you got all you data on the /home partition that you don't overwrite.

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Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (1)

moonbender (547943) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909565)

While it's easier and cleaner to do so with home on its own partition, you can re-install Ubuntu over an existing install without data loss. If you're going for a clean-ish install, I think you can just delete everything except for the home directory and install. Either way, chose to manually set up the partitioning and be sure you don't format anything.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (2, Insightful)

Jurily (900488) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909301)

I think you'll be better off with a complete reinstall. Especially if you have /home on a separate partition.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909479)

spoken like a windows user.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (1)

he-sk (103163) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909653)

During my Debian days I never had to do a complete reinstall.

Of course, Debian didn't have Ubuntu's release schedule.

But then I always followed unstable.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (1)

knarf (34928) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909817)

I have never done a re-install of Debian or any Debian-derived distribution. The upgrade process is generally smooth and painless. My current main system (a Thinkpad T23) has seen all versions starting from Hoary (5.04) in succession without (the need for) a re-install or (possibly more important) the need for extensive manual intervention during upgrades. You get to answer the standard 'this configuration file has changed, what do you want to do' or 'these services need to be restarted' questions but that is about it.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909351)

See http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/upgrading [ubuntu.com] for instructions.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (1)

Stupendoussteve (891822) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909357)

IIRC it is not possible to skip a release, so you would have to update to releases in between first.

The update-manager program may be used for upgrades. If you are on a LTS release you will first have to enable normal releases in your package manager configuration (don't have Ubuntu available to tell you the actual name), otherwise you will have to wait for the next LTS release which is supposed to be 10.4.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (1)

phyrz (669413) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909367)

you need to upgrade through each version to get to 9.10. also systems never seem to work as well once they go through dist upgrades so in my opinion its best to start afresh. Sooo... stick with what ya got.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (1)

FlyingBishop (1293238) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909389)

You can do the latter, but it's not recommended. You are guaranteed to have a mess. I did an upgrade from 7.10 to 8.04, and that was sticky. 8.10 to 9.04 went okay, but doing two in one go is going to cause all sorts of trouble. I would expect, at the very minimum, that you will have sound randomly crapping out on you.

Clean install is best.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (1, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909463)

You can do the latter, but it's not recommended. You are guaranteed to have a mess. I did an upgrade from 7.10 to 8.04, and that was sticky. 8.10 to 9.04 went okay, but doing two in one go is going to cause all sorts of trouble. I would expect, at the very minimum, that you will have sound randomly crapping out on you.

Clean install is best.

I would chalk the sound randomly crapping out on you to pulseaudio becoming the default sound system during one of your upgrades. It did that on clean installs too. Pulseaudio was (and still is??) a mess.

Re:How to get Ubuntu 9? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909403)

To do the distro installs, incrementally, from your desktop hit Shift+F2 and enter "update-manager -d" without the quotes. The update manager will launch (as it usually does when loaded) but will give you a button at the top to upgrade to a new distribution (8.10/9.04/what-have-you). They take a little while.

Or, you could listen to Jurily and do a complete reinstall. I personally have had little problems doing the incremental upgrades, but YMMV.

no it wasnt.. (2, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909275)

no it wasnt..

Re:no it wasnt.. (1)

sakdoctor (1087155) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909331)

Slashdot confirms it!
Those party poopers in #ubuntu-release-party are in denial.

Re:no it wasnt.. (3, Informative)

palegray.net (1195047) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909475)

The main page may not say so, but check the mirrors [ubuntu.com] . It's there.

Re:no it wasnt.. (1)

Rigrig (922033) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909763)

All I see on that page is the release candidate...

Re:no it wasnt.. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909517)

Vaporware!

Microsoft's ad agency swings into action...

no (0, Redundant)

pele (151312) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909281)

it's not

Re:no (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909553)

Oh yes it is!

Not yet.. (1)

pak9rabid (1011935) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909297)

Looks like somebody jumped the gun. Download link is for 9.04 as of now...

Re: http://noncdn.releases.ubuntu.com/9.10/ (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909385)

you can download it now from http://noncdn.releases.ubuntu.com/9.10/ or mirror sites.

Not yet (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909307)

you anticipated a little...
The website is not yet updated and the release can not yet be downloaded
Just a little bit more patience

Re:Not yet (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909365)

http://noncdn.releases.ubuntu.com/9.10/

This is the main site -- you might be able to find 9.10 on a mirror by changing "9.04" in the url to "9.10" (though this is some advanced hacking.) If you're a BitTorrent user, though, you can grab a torrent file from the above.

Re:Not yet (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909387)

But who cares about the next load of brown turd to come out of Canonicals backside?
Not me for one. It has fat too much Nannying for my liking.

Ah well, back to my endless Slackware compilations.

Re:Not yet (1)

he-sk (103163) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909693)

Then what's in the file ubuntu-9.10-desktop-amd64.iso I'm torrenting right now?

It's not released yet?! (2, Insightful)

kazade84 (1078337) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909317)

I mean seriously, how hard is it to go look at http://www.ubuntu.com/ [ubuntu.com] to check?

Re:It's not released yet?! (3, Informative)

quercus.aeternam (1174283) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909441)

Take a look at the mirrors - it's up, but the site doesn't yet reflect it.

http://mirror.its.uidaho.edu/pub/ubuntu-releases/9.10/ [uidaho.edu]

Re:It's not released yet?! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909511)

mirrors start syncing when the release candidate is released, ie, a week before release. Then rsync is used to update everything just before the final is released. So it can look like the final is on all the mirrors, and sometimes it is, but you can't be sure till the release announcement.

Which hasn't happened yet!! Thu Oct 29 13:49:26 UTC 2009

Re:It's not released yet?! (1)

palegray.net (1195047) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909671)

For the mirrors reporting an up to date status, it's the real deal. Download the ISO and check it out. The public announcement is assuredly going to be made soon.

Re:It's not released yet?! (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909643)

So it's not _officially_ released, is it?

Re:It's not released yet?! (1)

palegray.net (1195047) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909769)

It's officially released on the mirrors.

Re:It's not released yet?! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909487)

They're getting started early so that there's time for three or four dupes.

Re:It's not released yet?! (1)

palegray.net (1195047) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909501)

The main page may not say so, but check the mirrors [ubuntu.com] . It's there.

Re:It's not released yet?! (1)

DoofusOfDeath (636671) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909633)

I mean, c... c... come on, g-g-g-guys!

Re:It's not released yet?! (1)

spidercoz (947220) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909755)

I mean seriously, how hard is it to do a little digging. According to the mirrors, it's been up for at least a day. Jeeze, don't try or anything.

Broke for me (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909323)

My server upgrade from 9.04 broke, and it looks hosed. Something about dbus complaining a messagebus user already existing, then the init process used 100% cpu and memory 'til it dropped offline. Sigh.

Re:Broke for me (1)

ta bu shi da yu (687699) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909669)

One clue I'll give you is that it hasn't yet been released, even though slashdot says so. What exactly did you upgrade too?

Re:Broke for me (1)

palegray.net (1195047) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909727)

His issue isn't with the packages; they're good to go (check out the ISO on the mirrors). It's a case of plain old-fashioned "test on another machine" before applying to production. Going from one LTS release to another is well-supported, but the upgrade path he took is not.

Too soon! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909327)

The Ubuntu website still has 9.04 listed, and do-release-upgrade does not give me an option to upgrade just yet...

It's FREE! as long as... (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909329)

Ubuntu it's free as long as you dont value your time. Nice!

Re:It's FREE! as long as... (1)

binarylarry (1338699) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909485)

It's free and I value my time and it works out great.

Not sure where you're coming from with this.

Are you used to using something like Windows?

Re:It's FREE! as long as... (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909541)

And Windows costs no matter if you value your time or not. Even nicer!

Re:It's FREE! as long as... (2, Informative)

PinkyDead (862370) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909551)

I know I shouldn't feed a troll, but I just can't resist.....

Outside of downloading, I upgraded from 9.04 to 9.10 (RC1) in about an hour - mostly unattended (while I was doing other stuff as well).

A friend of mine who is a complete MS fanboy is currently at 4 days and counting for a Windows 7 upgrade.

I think I value my time too much.

Re:It's FREE! as long as... (1)

Ben4jammin (1233084) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909667)

well, the question is does fanboy = competent. Someone who is a Linux veteran SHOULD be able to upgrade faster than some windows noob. I have installed every windows OS there is, and a few Linux ones as well (Redhat, Ubuntu, etc). With clean installs, I found Windows to be easier (probably due to the fact I have more experience). I have had issues with Ubuntu upgrades before breaking stuff. Maybe this is the fault of Ubuntu, but is more likely due to my relative inexperience. Bottom line, upgrading has more to do with the skill of the upgrader than anything else.

Time for my Ubuntu 9.10 Launch Party (1)

axor1337 (1278448) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909341)

I just had a windows Seven Launch Party (I signed up so I could get the free copy of Ultimate) now it is time for the Ubuntu Party. I love Ubuntu but need to run windows as my host OS for work reasons. Dual booting takes to long to switch back and forth so i use Virtual Box. and Run Ubuntu as a VM. I am stoked.

Once again: no (1)

fluch (126140) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909345)

The RC was just released a few days ago. But the final 9.10 is still not on their website.

Re:Once again: no (1)

palegray.net (1195047) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909519)

The main page may not say so, but check the mirrors [ubuntu.com] . It's there.

Re:Once again: no (1)

InEnacWeTrust (1638615) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909597)

The RC was just released a few days ago. But the final 9.10 is still not on their website.

Once again: yes. but, I guess we'll just have to keep arguing for a couple of hours waiting for the website to make the announcement. Theeeeeen maybe the debate will be over.

Re:Once again: no (1)

AliasMarlowe (1042386) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909605)

But the final 9.10 is still not on their website.

It's on the Finland mirror...
http://www.nic.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/releases.ubuntu.com/karmic/ [funet.fi]

Re:Once again: no (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909703)

All the iso's are from the 27th while everything else is from today, so am i getting the latest version if it's been up since the 27th?

I can has? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909445)

I can has Karmic Kandy?

Oops, that's not the name of this release... Darn.

Ubuntu Bleeding Edge Features Ready for Prime Time (4, Interesting)

QBasicer (781745) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909469)

The new Ubuntu seems to have a lot of new stuff that I feel slightly uneasy about. I'm not sure if Ext4 has proven itself yet (then again, I haven't been paying attention), and grub2 isn't even available on Gentoo yet (my somewhat crude stick of measuring when things are considered "new" or not). I like the progress, I'm just interesting in hearing some discussion about it (hal deprecation, new input system, NX, AppArmor, etc).

Re:Ubuntu Bleeding Edge Features Ready for Prime T (4, Informative)

BlackCreek (1004083) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909625)

Ext4 in Ubuntu 9.10 is specially problematic, as there are reports of corruption when writing large files:
http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/releasenotes/910#Switching%20to%20ext4%20requires%20manually%20updating%20grub [ubuntu.com]

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/453579 [launchpad.net]

Re:Ubuntu Bleeding Edge Features Ready for Prime T (1)

moonbender (547943) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909641)

So don't use the stuff you don't like. Not sure if you can still use grub1 on a new install, but certainly nobody is forcing you to use ext4. As a second measuring stick, the upcoming Fedora 12 doesn't include grub2, either (it's targeted for F13). I upgraded and kept grub1 as well as my ext3 partitions.

Re:Ubuntu Bleeding Edge Features Ready for Prime T (1)

BorgHunter (685876) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909673)

I've been using Kubuntu Karmic since the beta, and it's been working fine for me. I've had precisely two problems: Slightly flaky sound (fixed by installing PulseAudio and using that as the default over whatever KDE defaults to), and the kernel bitching a bunch at me about having ECC disabled in BIOS (fixed by blacklisting the ECC modules in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf).

ext4 is fully mature--it's no more "bleeding edge" than the 2.6.28 kernel used in 9.04--but you can choose ext3 if you want, and if you're upgrading it won't in-place upgrade you to ext4. Grub2 was an interesting choice, though if you're updating from an older Ubuntu version, again it won't upgrade that for you. Grub2 works fine for me; it's just a bunch slower than legacy GRUB.

Actually, yes it is (1)

mldi (1598123) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909499)

OK, so it's not "official" as the links aren't available yet, BUT the files are on their servers. Just look at current links, copy, replace 9.04 with 9.10, and voila! At least with the torrent files anyway...

Obligitory Culture Club (5, Funny)

Rik Sweeney (471717) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909535)

Karmic Karmic Karmic Karmic Karmic Koala
Download and install
Download and innnnnstaaaalllllll....

VM images? (1)

AdmiralXyz (1378985) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909575)

Have people made virtual machines of it yet? I usually run Ubuntu through VMware Player on Windows, could I grab an image right this second?

Re:VM images? (2, Informative)

palegray.net (1195047) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909647)

Use the mirrors :). I've been running the alphas and the RC in VirtualBox for weeks now, and everything seems to work perfectly.

Re:VM images? (1)

spidercoz (947220) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909813)

I used to use vmware player, config is shit. Switch to virtualbox and build your own image, much more fun.

Ubuntu 9.10 Features (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29909689)

Features in Ubuntu 9.10 ... http://news.softpedia.com/news/Ubuntu-9-10-Officially-Released-125578.shtml

Flash? (-1, Troll)

Beardo the Bearded (321478) | more than 4 years ago | (#29909749)

Will this version support Flash? It sure would be nice to view Youtube movies or play online games.

Of course, that's Adobe's fault, or ATI's fault.

Thanks, Ubuntu!

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  • ol
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  • li
  • dl
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  • em
  • strong
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"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>
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