Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 24th Apr 2008 15:42 UTC, submitted by M-Saunders
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The Hardy Heron has taken flight: it's the second LTS (Long Term Support) release of the world's most popular distro. New features include the Wubi Windows installer and Firefox 3 beta 5. Grab a copy here, and check out Linux Format's overview of the release.
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by baadger on Thu 24th Apr 2008 16:01 UTC
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I advise everyone to wait for the load on the servers to die down before upgrading.

I downloaded the 8.04 AMD64 alternative CD ISO (from a local mirror) and tried a CD upgrade. It asked if I would like to use the latest updates from the Internet and selecting no resulted in failure (unresolved dependencies or something). I tried again, this time selecting yes, and so I'm now in the middle of a painfully slow package downloading phase. 150MB of packages (apparently not from a local mirror) even with the CD being used as a upgrade source!

Still nothing can be worse than installing XP SP3 yesterday which completely wrecked one of my machines...

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