Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 5 Released

The fifth alpha of Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron has been released. Read the release notes, and download it.

Here’s what I noticed that’s new in Hardy Heron Alpha 5:

There has been a lot of new features added to Alpha 5. The feature-freeze is in effect now, so from now on there will be more focus on bug fixes. Alpha 6is expected around March 6th.

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Do you have any insight on why the Alpha has a Beta version of Firefox. I cant imagine a beta browser would be the default on a LTS version once it is final. Do you know the ansnwer to this?


The final version of Firefox 3 should be out in time to be included in Ubuntu 8.04.

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