The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products.
Codenamed "Trusty Tahr", 14.04 LTS continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs.
This beta release includes images from not only the Ubuntu Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, but also the Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, UbuntuKylin, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu flavours.
In addition to the above flavours, it’s expected that, despite missing the final beta, Mythbuntu will be participating in the final release.
This is a very exciting LTS (long term support) release for Ubuntu’s family of community flavours, as this is the first time that all of our flavours have applied and been approved for LTS status, some for the same five years as Ubuntu itself, and some for a shorter period of three years. This will be highlighted on a per-flavour basis in the final release announcement.
The beta images are known to be reasonably free of showstopper CD build or installer bugs, while representing a very recent snapshot of 14.04 that should be representative of the features intended to ship with the final release expected on April 17th, 2014.
Download Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
The Ubuntu 14.04 Final Beta images can be downloaded at:
http://www.ubuntu.com/testing/download (Ubuntu and Ubuntu Server)
Additional images can be found at the following links:
- http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/releases/14.04/beta-2/ (Cloud Images)
- http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/14.04/beta-2/ (Community Supported)
- http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-core/releases/14.04/beta-2/ (Core)
- http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/netboot/14.04/ (Netboot)