You can download Ubuntu 8.10 from FTP or HTTP web sites ( skip this article and take me to download section ). The current version of Ubuntu, Intrepid Ibex, was released on October 30, 2008. It will be supported until April 2010.
What's new in Ubuntu 8.10
+ Ubuntu 8.10 has several new features:
+ A new default theme
+ Improved mobile computing and desktop
+ More flexibility for Internet connectivity
+ Ubuntu Live USB creator
+ Guest account[
+ Encrypted private directory for users
+ Dynamic Kernel Module Support, a tool that allows kernel drivers to be automatically rebuilt when new kernels are released.
New Programs in Ubuntu 8.10
The desktop installation of Ubuntu 8.10 includes
- GIMP 2.6
- GNOME 2.24
- Mozilla Firefox 3.0
- OpenOffice.org 2.4, and Pidgin 2.5.
The server installation will include MySQL 5.0, PHP 5.2 and Python 2.5. Ubuntu 8.10 uses Linux 2.6.27 and X.Org 7.4.
Download Ubuntu 8.10
Click on following links to download 32 bit or 64 bit DVD or CD images as per your internet connection speed and capacity:
- Download Ubuntu 8.10 DVD 32 bit (4.3GB)
- Download Ubuntu 8.10 DVD 64bit (4.3GB)
- Download Ubuntu 8.10 CD ISO 32bit (700MB)
- Download Ubuntu 8.10 CD ISO 64 bit (600MB)