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Utopic Unicorn (Ubuntu 14.10) Release Schedule

Now that I have finally gotten Trusty to work on my computer, it is time for the release schedule for Utopic!

Ubuntu 14.10 release schedule:

June 26th: Ubuntu 14.10 Alpha 1 (for opt-in flavors)

July 31st: Ubuntu 14.10 Alpha 2 (for opt-in flavors)

August 28th: Ubuntu 14.10 Beta 1 (for opt-in flavors)

September 25th: Ubuntu 14.10 Final Beta

October 16th: Ubuntu 14.10 Release Candidate

October 23rd: Ubuntu 14.10 Final Release

More information is available at the Ubuntu wiki.

Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Release Schedule

The release schedule for Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) has been posted to lthe Ubuntu Wiki.  Here are the important dates:

June 26     Alpha 1 (for opt-in flavors)

July 24       Alpha 2 (for opt-in flavors)

August 28  Beta 1 (for opt-in flavors)

September 25    Final Beta (for all versions)

October 16   Final Release (again, for all versions)

The Alphas and the first Beta are for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu and other flavors.  These do not have to follow the same release schedule as Ubuntu itself.

Ubuntu 14.04 Release Schedule

The following is tentative and subject to change.

The Ubuntu 14.04 LTS release schedule is now available on the Ubuntu Wiki.  This will be the T series release.

As with the last two release cycles, Ubuntu proper will participate starting with the final beta milestone. The siblings, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Kubuntu etc. will be available for testing sooner, with two alphas and one beta.

Alpha 1 – December 19th (for flavors)
Alpha 2 – January 23rd (for flavors)
Beta 1 – February 27th (for flavors)
Final Beta – March 27th
Release Candidate – April 10th
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – April 17th

Saucy Salamander Release Schedule

The release schedule for Ubuntu 13.10, Saucy Salamander, is posted at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SaucySalamander/ReleaseSchedule.  Canonical is still staying with a final beta/ final release schedule for Ubuntu, with optional alphas and betas for the other flavors (Kubuntu, Xubuntu, etc.).

Here is the schedule:

June 27             Alpha 1 (Opt-in flavors)

August 15          Ubuntu 12.04.3 (the third release of the LTS version)

September 5     Beta 1 (Opt-in flavors)

September 26   Final Beta

October 10        Release Candidate

October 17        Final Release

I do not feel ready yet to switch to Saucy Salamander.  I may reconsider my view sometime around September 5, when the snapshots are less likely to break.  I have been using the Humble Bundle Steam keys to download many games via Steam for Linux.  As much as this prepares me to have my machine hosed due to the way Steam games can be re-downloaded, it has also been a lot of work.

Happy Ubuntu-ing!

Raring Ringtail (Ubuntu 13.04) Will Not Have Alpha Releases

According to Nicholas Skaggs, the Ubuntu QA community coordinator for Canonical, the Ubuntu release schedule “has dropped all alphas, and the first beta, resulting in a beta and then final release milestone only. In addition, the freezes have been moved back a few weeks. The end result is the archive will not be frozen till late in the cycle, allowing development and testing to continue unencumbered.”

Thankfully, the flavors (Kubuntu, Edubuntu, etc.) will still be able to keep to the old ways if they choose to do so.

The Raring release schedule now looks like this:

March 28, 2013     Beta Release

April 25, 2013        Final Release

It is to be noted that the schedule for the flavors is different, though tentative:

December 6, 2012  Alpha 1

February 7, 2013    Alpha 2

March 7, 2013        Beta 1

March 28, 2013      Final Beta Release

April 18, 2013         Release Candidate

April 25, 2013         Final Release

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Release Schedule

The release schedule for Ubuntu 12.04, Precise Pangolin, has been published on the Ubuntu wiki. Information on the release schedule can be found in the Softpedia.

Here is the official release schedule for Precise:

December 1, 2011 Alpha 1
February 2, 2012 Alpha 2
March 1, 2010 Beta 1
March 22, 2012 Beta 2
April 19, 2012 Release Candidate
April 26, 2012 Final Release

As an LTS release, Precise will have at least three regular maintenance updates. The first one, Ubuntu 12.04.1, will be released on August 16, 2012. The second one, Ubuntu 12.04.2, will be released on February 7, 2013. The third, Ubuntu 12.04.3, is expected to be released in mid-summer 2013.

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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Release Schedule

The Ubuntu 12.04 LTS release schedule has been made available on the Ubuntu Wiki. (Please note that the decision to make the release an LTS was not made at the time of that post.)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Release Schedule:

December 1st Alpha 1

February 2nd Alpha 2

March 1st Beta 1

March 22nd Beta 2

April 19th Release Candidate

April 26th Final Release

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Oneiric Ocelot (Ubuntu 11.10) Release Schedule

The Oneiric Ocelot release schedule is now available. Oneiric Ocelot will be Ubuntu 11.10.

June 2 Alpha 1
June 30 Alpha 2
August 4 Alpha 3
September 1 Beta 1
September 22 Beta 2
October 13 Final release

Please note that, as was done with Natty, there is a Beta 2 instead of a release candidate.

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Release Schedule for Natty Narwhal

The release schedule for Natty Narwhal (Ubuntu 11.04) can be found here. The main dates are:

December 2, 2010 Alpha 1
February 3, 2011 Alpha 2
March 3, 2011 Alpha 3
March 31, 2011 Beta
April 21, 2011 Release Candidate
April 28, 2011 Final Release

Also, Ubuntu 10.04.2 (Lucid Lynx, second full update) will be released on January 27, 2011.

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