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Ubuntu 7.04 BETA

The Ubuntu team is proud to announce the beta release of Ubuntu 7.04.
Read it here


Ubuntu 7.04 is the most user-friendly Ubuntu to date and includes a ground-breaking Windows migration assistant, excellent wireless networking support and improved multimedia support.

Ubuntu 7.04 server edition adds support for hardware facilities that speed up the use of virtual machines as well as other improved hardware support, making it an excellent choice as a web, database, file and print server, the fastest growing area of Linux server use.

Oh, and here's the Kubuntu announcement:

The Beta for Kubuntu 7.04 is now available for download.

Kubuntu is a user friendly operating system based on KDE,
the K Desktop Environment. With a predictable 6 month release
cycle and part of the Ubuntu project, Kubuntu is the GNU/Linux
distribution for everyone.

Download Kubuntu 7.04

If you are running Kubuntu 6.10 and want to upgrade to 7.04 Beta
test our new upgrade tool.

For new installs, download the ISO CD image. Please download using
bittorrent if possible.

Europe: (Sweden) (Spain) (The Netherlands) (Ireland) (Italy) (Germany) (Bulgaria)


Africa: (South Africa)

Rest of the world: (Great Britain)

What is in This Release?

This release comes with the latest KDE 3.5.6 desktop. It includes a
re-written partitioner in the desktop CD installer. Network setup is
now easier with knetworkmanager included by default. Our Adept
package manager includes several improvements to make it easier to
select your software sources, view changes and configure packages
graphically. The advanced but easy to use Kexi database manager is
now included by default and for your photos we ship with the latest
Digikam 0.9.1. Finding other computers and printers on the local
network is easier with zeroconf configured by default. There have
also been improvements to the Guidance power manager to control your
CPU speed.

These and other changes are detailed at

Feedback and Helping

If you have comments on this release please leave them on this wiki

Please report bugs through the Launchpad bug tracker:

If you need help see the community and commercial support options
listed at:

Kubuntu is the product of many artists, testers, programmers,
packagers and others. Everyone is welcome to help out


For more information about Kubuntu visit our website:

Press contacts are listed at:

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