Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) arrives in April 2008

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 19 2007 @ 02:40 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Only Ubuntu says the next major release of Ubuntu will be 8.04 - codenamed "Hardy Heron". They also have some information about Ubuntu's roadmap:

Important Dates

October 2007

October 25th - Toolchain Uploaded

November 2007

November 1st - Development Summit

November 8th - Canonical AllHands

November 22nd - Specifications must be finalized, Translations exported from LP

November 29th - Alpha 1

December 2007

December 13th - DebianImportFreeze ,Remaining upstream merges completed, Rebuild Test

December 20th - Alpha 2

January 2008

January 10th - Alpha 3

January 24th - Developer Sprint

January 31st - Alpha 4

Feburary 2008

February 14th - FeatureFreeze,UpstreamVersionFreeze ,ArtworkDeadlineOne,UVF Universe,Rebuild Test, Upgrade Testing begins

February 21st - Alpha 5

February 28th - ArtworkDeadlineTwo,NewPackagesFreezeUniverse

March 2008

March 13th - StringFreeze

March 20th - BetaFreeze,FeistyArtworkFinalDeadline

March 27th - BetaRelease

April 2008

April 10th - NonLanguagePackTranslationDeadline,KernelFreeze, Rebuild Test

April 17th - ReleaseCandidate,LanguagePackTranslationDeadline

April 24th - FinalRelease

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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