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Ubuntu Linux Gutsy Gibbon 7.10 has been released and available for download. The desktop CD allows you to try Ubuntu without changing your computer at all, and at your option to install it permanently later. Ubuntu 7.10 Adds Enhanced User Interface, Integrated Desktop search, Plug and Play Printing. Canonical Ltd. today announced the upcoming availability of Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop Edition, further improving the desktop Linux experience. Ubuntu 7.10 will be available for free download on Thursday 18 October. Canonical is the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu is the award-winning Linux distribution for the desktop, laptop and server which delivers the best of open source software every 6 months. Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop Edition includes advanced plug and play printing, enhanced browsing and the option of a smooth new user interface built on top of the latest enhancements to GNOME.

Ubuntu 7.10 fast mirror (2Gbps pipe)

  • Main site is under load so I recommend the Argonne National Laboratory Public Software Mirror (2Gbps speed)

Download link - ( Download Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon 7.10 )

=> Visit mirror to download Ubuntu Linux 7.10 CD ISO (32 bit 499M)
=> Visit mirror to download Ubuntu Linux 7.10 CD ISO (64 bit for AMD64 or EM64T - Core 2 Duo / Core 2 Quad and Xeon etc architecture ~ 510M)

Ubuntu Linux 7.10 Torrent

=> Download Ubuntu Linux 7.10 using your favorite torrent client.

Ubuntu Gutsy DVD / CD mirrors

=> Try a location near you to see a full list of download options, including download links for all supported cd images.

How do I burn CD ISO Image under MS - Windows 95 / 98 / ME / 2000 / XP / Server 2003 / Vista?

  1. Please download and install Infra Recorder, a free and open source image burning program.
  2. Open Infra Recorder, and select the 'Actions' menu, then 'Burn image'.

How do I burn CD / DVD under any Linux distribution?

See following tutorials, if you would like to burn from the command line:

Upgrade information

Please note that if you have Ubuntu Linux 7.04, just follow these upgrade instructions.

Here is my updated version:
$ cat /etc/lsb-release


Updated for accuracy!

Update: Many issues mentioned in linked articles are no longer true. This post was originally written way back in 2006.

Nathan Willis has some good information on this topic.

From the article:

So you just bought and assembled a brand-new AMD64 workstation. The only decision that remains is whether to install a 64-bit Linux distribution, or stick with comfortable, tried-and-true IA-32. If you are seeking an easy answer to that question, I can't help you. Running 64-bit Linux has its pros and cons. Unfortunately, a lot of the cons are out of your hands -- but they're not really Linux's fault, either.

For starters, you should know that there are essentially no proprietary applications for a 64-bit Linux desktop. Google, Adobe, iD, Skype, and the rest of the independent software vendors (ISV) who release Linux binaries of their apps by and large do so solely for 32-bit Intel architecture only.

Read more at Linux.com...