Release information for Ubuntu 7.10

Subject: Ubuntu 7.10 released

The Ubuntu team is proud to announce version 7.10 of the Ubuntu family of distributions.

Ubuntu is a full-featured Linux distribution for desktops, laptops, and servers, with a fast and easy install and regular releases. A tightly-integrated selection of excellent applications is included, and an incredible variety of add-on software is just a few clicks away.

Read more about the features of Ubuntu 7.10 in the following press releases:

Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop edition Server edition Ubuntu family

Professional technical support is available from Canonical Limited and hundreds of other companies around the world. For more information about support, visit

Ubuntu 7.10 will be supported for 18 months on both desktops and servers. Users requiring a longer support lifetime on servers may choose to continue using Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, with security support until 2011, rather than upgrade to or install 7.10.

Ubuntu 7.10 is also the basis for new 7.10 releases of Kubuntu and Edubuntu:

Kubuntu announcement Edubuntu announcement

To Get Ubuntu 7.10

To download Ubuntu 7.10, or obtain CDs, visit:

Users of Ubuntu 7.04 will be offered an automatic upgrade to 7.10 via Update Manager. As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are entirely free of charge. For further information about upgrading, see

We recommend that all users read the release notes, which document caveats and workarounds for known issues. They are available at:

Find out what's new in this release with a graphical tour:

If you have a question, or if you think you may have found a bug but aren't sure, try asking on the #ubuntu IRC channel, on the Ubuntu Users mailing list, or on the Ubuntu forums:

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Helping Shape Ubuntu

If you would like to help shape Ubuntu, take a look at the list of ways you can participate at

Developers should consider attending the upcoming Ubuntu Developer Summit in Cambridge, Massachusetts (US) starting 29 October. More information is available at

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