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.
Note: This is a beta release. Do not install it on production machines. The final stable version will be released on October 29th, 2009.
Upgrading from Ubuntu 9.04
To upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 on a desktop system, press Alt+F2 and type in "update-manager -d" (without the quotes) 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.
To upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 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 -d; and follow the on-screen instructions.
Get it while it's hot. ISOs and torrents are available at:
- http://releases.ubuntu.com/releases/9.10/ (Ubuntu Desktop, Server, and Netbook Remix)
http://uec-images.ubuntu.com/releases/9.10/ (Ubuntu Server for UEC and EC2)
http://releases.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/9.10/ (Kubuntu Desktop and Netbook)
Local mirrors are also available:
- http://ie.releases.ubuntu.com/ (Ireland)
- http://se.releases.ubuntu.com/ (Sweden)
- http://ubuntu.ipacct.com/releases/ (Bulgaria)
- http://nl.releases.ubuntu.com/releases/ (Netherlands)
- http://ftp.uni-kl.de/pub/linux/ubuntu.iso/ (Germany)
- http://ftp.uni-muenster.de/pub/mirrors/ftp.ubuntu.com/releases/ (Germany)
- http://mirrors.cat.pdx.edu/ubuntu-releases/ (United States)
- http://ubuntu.cs.utah.edu/releases/ (United States)
- http://ftp.citylink.co.nz/ubuntu-releases/ (New Zealand)
- http://nz2.releases.ubuntu.com/ (New Zealand)
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