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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RE[4]: Another Ubuntu
by segedunum on Fri 25th Apr 2008 21:12 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Another Ubuntu"
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One thing is that I can download Kubuntu or Xubuntu and get a fully functional fast or faster desktop without any mono dependencies or libraries installed by default.

Ubuntu still bundles Mono and it's likely that you will see it installed at some point on your system. Indeed, Mark Shuttleworth has come out and said they see no problem with it.

Still, "Mono doesn't get installed on your system!" isn't a reason to start using Ubuntu.

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