Mark Shuttleworth, father of the popular Ubuntu operating system,
proudly announced last evening (October 5th) the name and the goals for
the next version of Ubuntu.
Yes dear reader, we talk about Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Dubbed Precise Pangolin and is scheduled for release next year on April 26.
"This is a timeless pleasure to select a placeholder name in the query and / or aggressive release of Ubuntu at least, I like to think it is related to and / or aggressive .. "
"Balancing all of choice, I think we have just the right mix of our mascot is intended to LTS 12.04 Ladies and gentlemen, I give you an accurate armadillo ..." - said Mark Shuttleworth in his blog announcement.
For Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin), the Ubuntu development team will focus their efforts on making the operating system tough and durable, dependable, solid as a rock and properly maintained.
So, what anteaters? Well, according to Wikipedia, the pangolin is a mammal Pholidota orders. This is known as scaly anteaters or armadillos. Can be found in Africa and tropical Asia, or your local zoo.
Be a LTS release, Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) would have at least three routine maintenance release. The first, Ubuntu 12.04.1, released on August 16, 2012, the second, Ubuntu 12.04.2, released on February 7, 2013, and third, Ubuntu 12.04.3, saw the light of Midsummer's Day 2013.
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS release of Ubuntu operating system. Until then, we have another version that should capture our attention and invade our computers, Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric OCELOT), which is released next week on October 13, 2011.
Do not forget to visit our Linux section next Thursday, October 13th for an in-depth article about the upcoming final release of Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric OCELOT).
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS a.k.a. Precise Pangolin