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: Firefox Beta 5
by miles on Fri 25th Apr 2008 00:18 UTC in reply to "Firefox Beta 5"
miles
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2006-06-15

There's going to be a kind of .1 release in July, which will include Firefox 3 final.

They're explicitely advising LTS users to wait till July, while users that want the latest version can happily install now.

It does make far more sense than trying to keep with Firefox 2 for the next 3 years, especially considering that - at least on my desktop - Firefox 2.0 in Gutsy has proved far from stable (it's not really Mozilla's fault since it works ok on other distros/OS).

If you stop a minute and consider that businesses always wait for an SP1 before any migration, July's release is going to fit perfectly in the LTS scheme.

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