Ubuntu 14.04 LTS released

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr is now available for download. What’s new in this release?

New Lock Screen
borderless windows
antialiased corners and gradient tweaks
Narrow windows down by name
Puts app menus back in app windows
Unity 8 Preview
Rhythmbox 3.0.2
Empathy version 3.8.6.
Unity Web Apps no longer use Firefox as a container.

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Ubuntu 14.04 Wallpaper Contest

Wallpaper Contest for Ubuntu 14.04 is open for submissions.


Use PNG format for bitmap files and Use JPGs for photos.
Make the XCF source files available, if you happen to work with GIMP
Use SVG for vector art.
No version numbers.
Avoid text.
careful with small patterns.
Consider how the wallpaper will interact with the panels, icons and windows.
Show restraint in your use of color tone and contrast.
desired image format is 2560 x 1600 pixels.
Submissions must adhere to the Creative Commons ShareAlike 3.0 license.
Attribution must be declared if the submission is based on another design.

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Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha 1 Released

Ubuntu 14.04 Alpha 1 is now available for download and testing.What’s new in this release?

This alpha includes a number of software updates.

Ubuntu Release Schedule:

December 19, 2013 – Alpha 1
January 23, 2014  – Alpha 2
February 27, 2014 – Beta 1
March 27, 2014    – Final Beta
April 17, 2014    – Ubuntu 14.04 LTS final release.

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