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Ubuntu 12.04.1 (Precise Pangolin) LTS released!

The Ubuntu team is very pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (Long-Term Support) for Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. The Ubuntu LTS flavors are also being released today.

“The most important rule is to formulate, clearly and precisely,
the goal to be reached, and then to retain it unswervingly in
mind throughout all the stages of the execution, which are often
long and complex.” – Roberto Assagioli

In the 12.04.1 release, we’ve added support for the Calxeda ECX-1000
SoC family, so businesses can prepare for a datacentre dominated by
low-energy, hyperscale servers by testing their workloads
on the new hardware now.

The Ubuntu Cloud Archive also makes its debut – essentially
an online software repository from which administrators can
download the latest versions of OpenStack for use with the
latest long-term support (LTS) release of Ubuntu.

Certified 12.04.1 Ubuntu Cloud images are now available on
Amazon Web Services and will soon be posted to Windows Azure
as well.

This point release has numerous updates integrated, and updated
installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will
need to be downloaded after installation. These include
security updates and corrections for other high-impact bugs, with a
on maintaining stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Kubuntu 12.04.1 LTS, Edubuntu 12.04.1 LTS, Xubuntu 12.04.1 LTS,
Mythbuntu 12.04.1 LTS, and Ubuntu Studio 12.04.1 LTS are now
available as well. More details can be found in their announcements:

Edubuntu http://edubuntu.org/news/12.04.1-release
Xubuntu: http://xubuntu.org/news/12-04.1-release
Kubuntu: http://kubuntu.org/news/
Mythbuntu: http://mythbuntu.org/

To get Ubuntu 12.04.1

In order to download Ubuntu 12.04.1, visit:


Users of Ubuntu 10.04 and 11.10 will be offered an automatic
upgrade to 12.04.1 via Update Manager. For further information
about upgrading, see:


As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are entirely free of

We recommend that all users read the 12.04.1 release notes, which
caveats and workarounds for known issues, as well as more in-depth notes
the release itself. They are available at:


Find out what’s new in this release with a graphical overview:


If you have a question, or if you think you may have found a bug
but aren’t sure, you can try asking in any of the following places:

#ubuntu on irc.freenode.net

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About Ubuntu

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clouds and servers, with a fast and easy installation and regular
releases. A tightly-integrated selection of excellent applications
is included, and an incredible variety of add-on software is just a
few clicks away.

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and hundreds of other companies around the world. For more
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