Archive for April, 2010

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx LTS Released

Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid Lynx LTS

Ubuntu – the popular Linux desktop OS released LTS 10.4  on 29th April 2010 code named “Lucid Lynx”. Now a days the most used Linux Desktop is “UBUNTU” as far i know. It made it easy. Canonical CEO Jane Silber says that, “Ubuntu 10.04 LTS challenges the perceptions of the Linux desktop, bringing a whole new category of users to the world of Ubuntu.”


i386-32bit – http://releases.ubuntu.com/10.04/ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso OR use ubuntu’s enhanced download page.

Other 32/64 bit downloads for server/notebook images can be downloaded from here

ARM – There are two ARM based boards are supported by Ubuntu

1) Freescale i.Mx51 notebook image – http://releases.ubuntu.com/10.04/ubuntu-10.04-netbook-armel+imx51.img

2) Marwell Dove note book image – http://releases.ubuntu.com/10.04/ubuntu-10.04-netbook-armel+dove.img


Cilck here to see community installation instruction for desktop. Soon will post you “How to port Ubuntu 10.04 0n i.MX51 board.

Whats new in 10.04?

Linux Kernel – 2.6.32

Gnome – 2.30

Firefox – 3.6.3

OpenOffice.org – 3.2

–10.04 seems to have more Hardware support.

Newly Added

1. The new Ubuntu One Music Store, similar to iTunes on Mac and PC, is also integrated into the Rythmbox Music Player in Lucid Lynx.

2. Lucid Lynx’s online social networking integration connects to a number of online chat accounts, such as Google Talk, AIM, Yahoo Messenger and ICQ, and allows users to broadcast to services like Facebook and Twitter via the built-in Empathy chat client and Gwibber microblogging client

Removed from default list

As previously announced, the Ubuntu developers have removed the former default free image editing tool GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) because they considered it not to be “a good first experience for new users” due to its complexity. It is, however, still available in the Software Centre under the Graphics category for easy installation if required.


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