Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Edubuntu Go LTS With 12.04

The Ubuntu Technical Board has approved the proposals that now qualify the Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Edubuntu derivatives of Ubuntu to be Long-Term Support (LTS) certified for 12.04. Ubuntu has pushed out Long-Term Support releases every two years that are supported for five years (five years for servers, but previously for desktops it was three years, [...]

Review: Edubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot”

Well, it’s that time of year again: it’s October, so another edition of Ubuntu has been released. This includes its official derivatives, like Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, and Edubuntu. Today I’ll be testing Edubuntu because I feel like it doesn’t get reviewed enough, yet it provides the same experience and support as standard Ubuntu, aside from [...]

Welcome to Edubuntu 11.10

The Edubuntu development team is really proud and happy to announce that Edubuntu 11.10 has now been released. You may now try it online or download it. This release brings a refreshed desktop environment based on Ubuntu’s Unity while still offering you easy access to the familiar classic Gnome environment (through the Gnome fallback mode). [...]

Review: Edubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narwhal”

Before I get on with the rest of this post, I need to apologize for not having posted anything this week. It turned out to be a good deal busier than I anticipated, and even otherwise, there wasn’t a whole lot to write about, at least at the beginning of the week. I did say [...]

Edubuntu 10.10 Installer is Also Getting a Full Overhaul

While Ubuntu 10.10 installer revamp has caught everyone’s attention, Edubuntu on the other hand, is also having a complete installer overhaul. And it looks pretty neat too. Edubuntu is Ubuntu’s education edition desktop OS and it is basically designed for use in class rooms and schools, which makes the installer improvements even more important and [...]