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Happy Birthday, Ubuntu!

Today Ubuntu celebrates its 5th birthday. And it only took them 1 year, until 2005, to become the first shought-after Linux distributuion according to DistroWatch.com. The releases until now were:

  • Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog) - October 20 2004

  • Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog) - April 8 2005

  • Ubuntu 5.10 (BreezyBadger) - October 12 2005

  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake) - June 1 2006

  • Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Edft) - October 26 2006 - My first Linux, and it was a Kubuntu

  • Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) - April 19 2007

  • Ubuntu 7.10 (Gusty Gibbon) - October 18 2007 - The switch to Ubuntu (GNOME)

  • Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) - April 24 2008

  • Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) - October 30 2008

  • Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) - April 23 2009

The next expected release, as you could have noticed on the sidebar, is Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) - October 29 2009. Wish you a bunch of great new releases, Ubuntu!

For the curious ones, the Ubuntu musesum showcases some memories from all the releases that have been made here.

Happy Birthday!

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