Skip to content

April 24, 2009

1

Ubuntu 9.04 has arrived!

by Josh Lam


Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) was released a few days ago and I must say that it has certainly improved quite a lot!

One of the first things noticed after installing Ubuntu 9.04 was the MUCH faster bootup time! There wasn’t much difference when booted up Ubuntu 9.04 on my desktop (as it already boots up pretty fast anyways) but there was a noticeable difference when booting Ubuntu 9.04 on my laptop. Normally it takes about 1-2 minutes to FULLY boot up (by fully boot up it means everything is done loading and nothing else is being loaded).
Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope)
After Ubuntu 9.04 was installed the boot up time was around 30 seconds, a MAJOR improvement! Openoffice was also updated to 3.0.1, but the one thing that really caught my eye was a “Notification” window. It’s pretty neat and useful like when you’re expecting an important email yet you have a document to type up the notification window can notify you when the email arrives so you don’t need to go back and forth, back and forth thinking “Where is that email?”

Head over to http://tinyurl.com/2cm3o5 and grab a copy of Ubuntu 9.04 while it’s still hot!
Instructions on how to upgrade from Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) to Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) will be posted soon! Keep checking joshlam.com
The “Notification” window
New to Josh’s Blog? Make sure you follow my RSS feed so you don’t miss anymore great stuff!
1 Comment Post a comment
  1. Poddys
    Apr 24 2009

    Cool! Ubuntu just keeps getting better and better with each release. Will be checking this one out.

    Reply

Leave a comment

Note: HTML is allowed. Your email address will never be published.

Subscribe to comments

Connect with Facebook

required
required

CommentLuv badge