Ubuntu Karmic Koala Enters Beta Test
Like openSUSE, the Ubuntu project has released its first beta version of Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala). The final version should appear October 29.
Compared to its predecessor, alpha 6, nothing much has changed for the Karmic Koala beta. However, the Ubuntu and Kubuntu teams have completed the artwork in the meantime, so as to get used to the look and feel of the final version. The selection of wallpapers was decided upon from the previous short list. Ubuntu also brings GNOME 2.28 with it along with the completed Software Store.
Downloads are in various versions:
- GNOME: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/9.10/beta
- KDE: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/9.10/beta
- XFCE: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/9.10/beta
( Marcel Hilzinger )
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