Ubuntu 7.04 Released: Secure, High Performance, Free Desktop and Server Editions

Canonical Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, announced today the release of Ubuntu version 7.04. The award-winning Linux distribution for the desktop, laptop, thin client and server brings together the best of open source software every 6 months. Ubuntu 7.04 desktop edition includes a ground-breaking Windows migration assistant, excellent wireless networking support and improved multimedia support. Ubuntu 7.04 server edition adds support for hardware facilities that speed up the use of virtual machines as well as other improved hardware support, making it an excellent choice as a web, database, file and print server. The project also releases new versions of Kubuntu and Edubuntu, specialized versions of Ubuntu which include the KDE desktop environment and educational applications, respectively. Ubuntu is free to download, use and distribute, with additional commercial support available from Canonical Ltd. and service partners.