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Ubuntu 10.04 beta now available for download (screenshot tour)

With the final release of Ubuntu 10.04 due in just under a month, things appear to be right on schedule at Canonical. Yesterday the Lucid beta download page went live and eager testers rapidly descended upon the mirrors. Watching Lucid evolve has been exciting. It's clear that Canonical is intent on creating a version of Ubuntu which can appeal to a broader base of computer users with a more s...

Preview posted of Ubuntu 10.04 installer slideshow, leaves out Music Store

Among the other improvements, tweaks, and retoolings headed to Ubuntu 10.04, the Ubiquity installer slideshow appears set for an update. Ubuntu contributor Dylan McCall has posted preview images of the new screens which could be coming soon to the OS's Ubiquity installer. Interestingly enough they're cast in the soft browns of Lucid's first alpha releases -- and not the Mac-esque color schemes...

Ubuntu 10.04 supports iPhone and iPod Touch out-of-the-box

For there to be any chance of "the year of Linux on the desktop" ever becoming a reality, certain things have to happen. One of those things (like it or not) is for a major distribution to support the most popular portable media players on the planet -- the iPhone and iPod Touch. And it looks as though Canonical has stepped up to the plate. According to reports at Ubuntuforums, Lucid Lynx supp...

Ubuntu Music Store may feature automatic cloud and desktop sync

As Canonical continues work on Ubuntu 10.04, it's becoming more and more apparent that they're serious about delivering an OS with some serious consumer appeal. Ubuntu One -- Canonical's cloud sync service -- and the U1 Music Store will no doubt contribute to that appeal. After showing us a handful of early screenshots of the Music Store, self-professed Ubuntu fanboy Popey has been digging a...