April 20, 2009 · News · Email This Post

Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, announced today that Ubuntu 9.04 Netbook Remix is free to download from Thursday 23 April. Also announced were the simultaneous releases of Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop Edition and Ubuntu 9.04 Server Edition.

Ubuntu 9.04 Netbook Remix comes with faster boot speeds, and with a built-for-purpose interface that means that favourite applications and websites are just a click away. Ubuntu Netbook Remix makes a great choice for netbook users.

Jane Silber, COO, Canonical, says: "The latest feature enhancements in Ubuntu 9.04 Netbook Remix are particularly well suited to the requirements of netbook fans. Faster boot speeds, enhanced power-management features and easier switching between networks delivers the best netbook end-user experience available for download today."

For the first time, users can download the complete Ubuntu Netbook Remix to a USB flash drive directly from Ubuntu.com. Users can then install and run Ubuntu Netbook Remix on a wide range of the most popular netbook machines available in the market today.

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3 Comments to “Canonical Announces Availability of Ubuntu 9.04 Netbook Remix”

  1. Peter White says:

    Wrote it to a 2gb USB stick using Win32DiskImager and booted it on my AAO only to be dumped into an initramfs prompt.

    No idea what to do next.

    Peter

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  2. RoyGBiv says:

    Getting the same thing here.

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  3. Peter White says:

    I gave up on the netbook remix and just run with vanilla Ubuntu 9.04. I recollect the only extra thing I downloaded to make it usable was the patch to prevent a limp wrist from nudging the mousepad and inadvertently moving the cursor whilst typing.

    I created the USB image having loaded Ubuntu Live on a desktop PC.

    I haven’t heard how much success others have had with 9.10 – I don’t plan to be a pioneer.

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