Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Alpha 1 Has Linux Kernel 2.6.32, What’s new in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Alpha 1? Well, first of all we would like to remind everyone that the release schedule for Ubuntu has been changed to 3 Alphas, 2 Betas and a Release Candidate. Ubuntu 10.04 LTS is the third LTS (Long Term Support) release, which will be supported for 3 years on the Desktop and 5 years on the Server. Second of all, HAL has been completely removed, which makes Ubuntu boot and resume faster than ever!
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Alpha 1 is now powered by the freshly cooked Linux kernel 2.6.32 and it uses the GNOME desktop environment 2.29.3, which brings lots of improvements and new features. Other than that, there are now only five games left in the distribution, including AisleRiot Solitare, Gnometris, Mahjongg, Mines and Sudoku.
Transmission has been updated to 1.80 Beta 1, including some interesting, new features. And last but not least, there is a new tool called Byobu Window Manager, which offers a set of configuration utilities and profiles for the GNU screen window manager.
The colors on the logo for the Live CD have been changed, with a white logo now, and the installer has an “Update this installer” button that will update it to the latest version (see the screenshots below for details). via softpedia.com
The Lucid Lynx Release Schedule:
December 10th, 2009 – Alpha 1 release;
January 14th, 2010 – Alpha 2 release;
February 25th, 2010 – Alpha 3 release;
March 18th, 2010 – Beta 1 release;
April 8th, 2010 – Beta 2 release;
April 22nd, 2010 – Release Candidate;
April 29th, 2010 – Final release of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.