Release information for Ubuntu 9.10

Subject: Ubuntu 9.10 released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop and Server editions, Ubuntu 9.10 Server for Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) and Amazon's EC2, and Ubuntu Netbook Remix, continuing Ubuntu's tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution.

Read more about the features of Ubuntu 9.10 in the following press releases:

Desktop edition Server edition

Ubuntu 9.10 will be supported for 18 months on both desktops and servers. Users requiring a longer support lifetime on the server may choose to continue using Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, with security support until 2013, rather than upgrading to 9.10.

Thanks to the efforts of the global translation community, Ubuntu is available in 25 languages. For a list of supported languages and detailed translation statistics for these and other languages, see:

Ubuntu 9.10 includes the first official release of Ubuntu Server images for UEC and for Amazon's EC2, giving you everything you need for rapid deployment of Ubuntu instances in a cloud computing environment. UEC images, and information on running Ubuntu 9.10 on EC2, are available at:

Ubuntu 9.10 is also the basis for new 9.10 releases of Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Edubuntu, UbuntuStudio, and Mythbuntu:

Kubuntu Xubuntu Edubuntu Mythbuntu Ubuntu Studio

To Get Ubuntu 9.10

To download Ubuntu 9.10, or obtain CDs, visit:

Users of Ubuntu 9.04 will be offered an automatic upgrade to 9.10 via Update Manager. For further information about upgrading, see:

As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are entirely free of charge.

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 overview:

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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Ubuntu 9.10 for ARM architectures

Ubuntu 9.10 is available for the ARM architecture. Users should only download these images if they have access to ARM chipsets or devices, as they will not run on Intel-based machines.

Install instructions and images can be found here:

Helping Shape Ubuntu

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