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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Ubuntu 8.04
by protagonist on Thu 24th Apr 2008 16:10 UTC
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I have been running it since the late Alpha stage and it is a very impressive release. I installed one of the late betas on a friends system and it automatically picked up and installed the correct driver for his Brother laser printer as well as setting his video to the default resolution. A trip to the settings, turning on the 3D for his ATI card and rebooting were all that was needed to get that working.

If you have the room I would reccommend trying it. While it is not my main OS I still find it to be a very good release. (I have a fondness for PC-BSD on my Intel machine). :-)

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