It is sometimes jokingly described as their first 'Late To Ship' (LTS) release.
a graphical installer on Live CD (Ubiquity), Usplash on shutdown as well as startup, a network manager for easy switching of multiple wired and wireless connections, Humanlooks theme implemented using Tango guidelines, based on Clearlooks and featuring orange colors instead of brown, and GDebi graphical installer for package files.
Hey guys, I have Ubuntu 8.04 running now and am dying to see the latest update. When I typed in 'update-manager -d' in the run program box, it came up the first time, but I had to cancel the update before starting due to lack of battery. Then save and open the update manager again.# deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 8.04.1 _Hardy Heron_ - Release i386 (20080702.1)]/ hardy main restricted # See Notes for how to upgrade to # newer versions of the distribution.
Thanks That's generally not a good thing, to cancel an upgrade :-P Try opening /etc/apt/and change everything that says "8.10" or "intrepid" to "8.04" or "hardy", respectively.
Every fourth release, in the second quarter of even-numbered years, has been designated as a Long Term Support (LTS) release, indicating that they are supported and receive updates for five years, with paid technical support also available from Canonical Ltd.
However the desktop version of LTS releases before 12.04 were supported for only three years.
Ubuntu 8.10 introduced several new features including improvements to mobile computing and desktop scalability, increased flexibility for Internet connectivity, an Ubuntu Live USB creator and a guest account, In an announcement to the community on 20 February 2009, Mark Shuttleworth explained that 9.10 would focus on improvements in cloud computing on the server using Eucalyptus, saying "...a Koala's favourite leaf is Eucalyptus", and only minor revisions were made to the default theme.
Other graphical improvements included a new set of boot up and shutdown splash screens, a new login screen that transitions seamlessly into the desktop and greatly improved performance on Intel graphics chipsets.
Org, resulting in each Ubuntu release including a newer version of GNOME and X.
Ubuntu 6.10 added several new features including a heavily modified Human theme, Upstart init daemon, automated crash reports (Apport), Tomboy note taking application, and F-Spot photo manager.
Easy Ubuntu, a third party program designed to make Ubuntu easier to use, was included in Ubuntu 6.10 as a meta-package.
deb hardy multiverse deb-src hardy multiverse deb hardy-updates multiverse deb-src hardy-updates multiverse ## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from the 'backports' ## repository. ## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review ## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's ## 'partner' repository.