Release information for Ubuntu 6.06 LTS server for SUN Sparc64

Subject: Announcing Ubuntu 6.06 LTS server for SUN Sparc64

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The Ubuntu team is proud to announce the release of Ubuntu 6.06 LTS server for SUN Sparc 64bit architecture.

This release is an Ubuntu distribution for your servers, with a fast and easy install, regular releases, and a tight selection of excellent packages installed by default. Other packages and applications are available from a global network of mirrors, and professional, commercial technical support from Canonical Ltd and hundreds of other companies around the world.

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS will be the first Ubuntu release with a long-term support cycle: free security updates and commercial technical support will be available for five years.

To Get Ubuntu 6.06 LTS for Sparc you can download from :

United States:

Europe: (Sweden) (France) (All)

Rest of the World:

Netboot/Netinstall image: and mirrors.

About Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
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Highlights of this release include:

* New kernels targeted at server platforms. The server kernels are tuned differently than the desktop kernels (providing better performance for server applications).

* Turn-key LAMP installation for this common deployment scenario

* Improved support for clusters and SANs

"Under the hood"

* GCC 4.0.3

* glibc 2.3.6

* Linux kernel

* Niagara optimizations for gcc, glibc and kernel available by default

* Greatly improved infrastructure for automatic hardware detection and activation

* The system PATH is now set in exactly one place, /etc/environment, for convenient administration

As always, Ubuntu includes the very best of the 100% Free / Libre application software world, and each new release incorporates countless new features and bugfixes from the global development community. More detailed release notes are at :

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

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

More Information
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A special thanks has to go to David S. Miller and for his unbeatable effort to make this release a reality. These few words can''t really express the gratitude for his dedication.

Fabio M. Di Nitto
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