Try the Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn Beta

The first beta is ready for download and testing, including Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Kubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin and Ubuntu GNOME. There are several updates for every distribution. Weather and Maps apps installed by default on Ubuntu Gnome and KDE is testing Plasma 5 desktop.

The next release is due on September and the release candidate should come on October 16! The final Ubuntu version is coming on October 23, 2014

Download Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Beta 1

Upgrading to Ubuntu 9.10

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Since the Ubuntu 9.10 is coming October 29th, for those who like to taste the new (beta) features here is the short how to guide to upgrade your Ubuntu Desktop. The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the latest and greatest software the Open Source Community has to offer. This is the Ubuntu 9.10 beta release, which brings a host of exciting new features.

Upgrading from Ubuntu 9.04

To upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 on a desktop system, press Alt+F2 and type in update-manager -d into the command box. Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release ‘9.10’ is available. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions.

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Upgrading from Ubuntu 8.10

To upgrade from Ubuntu 8.10 on a desktop system, press Alt+F2 and type in update-manager -d into the command box. Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release '9.04' is available. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions.

To upgrade from Ubuntu 8.10 on a server system: install the update-manager-core package if it is not already installed; edit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades and set Prompt=normal; launch the upgrade tool with the command sudo do-release-upgrade; and follow the on-screen instructions.

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