Welcome to Intrepid Ibex Alpha-6, which will in time become Ubuntu 8.10.
Pre-releases of Intrepid are *not* encouraged for anyone needing a stable
system or anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even
frequent breakage. They are, however, recommended for Ubuntu developers and
those who want to help in testing, reporting, and fixing bugs.
Alpha 6 is the sixth in a series of milestone CD images released throughout
the Intrepid development cycle. The Alpha images are known to be reasonably
free of showstopper CD build or installer bugs, while representing a very
recent snapshot of Intrepid. You can download it here:
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if you're interested in following Ubuntu development. This is a
low-traffic list (a few posts a week) carrying announcements of
approved specifications, policy changes, alpha releases, and other