WordPress 2.5 has been released and available for download.The dashboard is cleaner, faster, less cluttered. From the release note:
WordPress 2.5, the culmination of six months of work by the WordPress community, people just like you. The improvements in 2.5 are numerous, and almost entirely a result of your feedback: multi-file uploading, one-click plugin upgrades, built-in galleries, customizable dashboard, salted passwords and cookie encryption, media library, a WYSIWYG that doesn’t mess with your code, concurrent post editing protection, full-screen writing, and search that covers posts and pages.
- See WordPress 2.5 release note
- Download WordPress 2.5
- Official WordPress upgrade instructions
- Upgrade WordPress quickly in 3 easy steps from UNIX a shell prompt