April 17th, 2007 by Keith
That is correct! According to desktoplinux.com, the next major release of Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn is expected to be released on this coming Thursday, April 19, 2007.
This new release comprises of 5 different versions:
- Ubuntu Server edition – for server deployment
- Ubuntu Desktop edition – for desktop purposes
- Edubuntu – for educational purposes
- Kubuntu – KDE desktop environment of Ubuntu
- Xubuntu – for lower-end PCs that uses lightweight Xfce 4.4 desktop manager
This latest release is built with the new Linux 2.6.20 kernel, offering users with the latest cutting-edge distribution.
Compared to the Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Long Term Support) release, Ubuntu 7.04 will be maintained for 18 months on both the server and desktop editions, with additional free support from the Ubuntu community.
If you are running Ubuntu 7.04 Beta release, you might notice that the “development” has been removed from the console. This is proposed to facilitate the transition to this Thursday’s official release. Enjoy the new Feisty Fawn release!