Ubuntu's new version: 8.04 "Hardy Heron"

The new Ubuntu version offers an enhanced multimedia experience and Web surfing in a Windows-friendly package.
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Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop Edition Released

LONDON, April 21, 2008 – Canonical Ltd. announced the upcoming availability of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop Edition for free download on Thursday 24 April. In related news, Canonical also announced the simultaneous release of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server Edition.

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Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron" LTS
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The most interesting new feature for those looking to switch from Windows is Wubi, a single-click Ubuntu installer for Windows. Wubi neatly eliminates installation hassles like disk partitioning and other details and allows you to install and uninstall Ubuntu (or any Linux variant) just like any other Windows application.

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Ubuntu will always be free to download, free to use and free to distribute to others. With these goals in mind, Ubuntu aims to be the most widely used Linux system, and is the centre of a global open source software ecosystem. For more information visit www.canonical.com or www.ubuntu.com.

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