November 24th, 2008 by Keith

Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope Alpha 1 Released

Posted in Beta, Development Software, Fun Stuff, Linux, Site News, Software Companies

Great news for Ubuntu lovers. The latest alpha version of Ubuntu 9.04, nick named Jaunty Jackalope, is now officially released for public to try. As part of the development cycle, this alpha version is the first of the 6 Alphas, 1 Beta and final Release Candidate, prior the Final Release.

Current Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex users can upgrade directly from the Ubuntu desktop. Firstly, press Alt+F2 key and type in “update-manager -d” into the command box. This will bring up the Update Manager console informing you that “New distribution release ‘9.04′ is available“. Simply click on Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions to upgrade your Ubuntu version.

New Users can download the installation files from the link below. However, please note that this is still under development and it is strongly advised that it is not to be deployed for production. The final release will be available on April 23rd, 2009.

Download Link
Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope Alpha 1

One Response to “Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope Alpha 1 Released”

  1. Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope Reaches Beta » SoftSift Says:

    [...] 9.04, codenamed Jaunty Jackalope, has just entered into beta phase a couple of days ago. According to sources, this release includes [...]

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