Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Released

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story imageUbuntu released version 14.04 LTS (codename "Trusty Tahr") today. This is a long-term support distribution, meaning Ubuntu will support it with security and bug fixes for 5 years as it slowly replaces Ubuntu 12.04 LTS that preceded it.Recent notable changes, such as the move to systemd or the Mir display server, are absent in this release. However, this release adds arm64 and ppc64el architectures. OpenStack and other "cloud" tools also received many updates.

Although critics often disparage the animal codename, the uniqueness of the word does aide Internet searches. For example, if you search for "Ubuntu Bluetooth" you may get outdated information from previous versions that is no longer relevant. However, adding "Precise Pangolin" or "Trusty Tahr" really helps narrow down the results.

Re: School Computer Lab (Score: 1)

by dotdotdot@pipedot.org on 2014-04-18 16:46 (#14A)

Well, I've got plenty of desktops to test with. I could almost put a different distro on every desktop in the lab and then just see which one gets the most use!
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