Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 Alpha 2 Released

The second Alpha of Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) has been released and is now available for download and testing. Ubuntu GNOME developers have executed some new features that will make the users happy for sure.

Highlights of Alpha 2 Software updates:

  • Gnome-shell 3.10 is now included.
  • A number of apps have now been updated to GNOME 3.10.
  • GNOME Classic session is included.

Ubuntu itself isn't doing the alpha releases, but as a substitute is encouraging the testing of the latest daily ISOs for:

  • Edubuntu
  • Kubuntu
  • Ubuntu GNOME
  • Ubuntu Kylin
  • Xubuntu
  • Ubuntu Cloud

If you’re running Ubuntu in the cloud, you can grab the Ubuntu Cloud Alpha 2 for Amazon EC2, OpenStack, or any number of cloud platforms supported by it. Builds for 64-bit PowerPC servers have also been made available.

The official release of 14.04 is due in April, whereas the first beta will come in late February. For more information on the Trusty Tahr Alpha 2 release, check out its release notes.