April 17th 2014 – that’s the tentative date set for the release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
This date, along with the various other milestones used during a development cycle, are listed on the ‘T’ series release schedule on the Ubuntu Wiki.
All of the dates listed on the wiki (and reprinted below) are subject to change at any time. Whilst its rare that they do; but make a mental note of them in pencil rather than ink.
The most recent version of Ubuntu was 13.10, released on October 17th, 2013.
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Release Dates
In keeping with the release schedules for the most recent release cycles, Ubuntu (proper) will only participate from the final beta milestone onwards.
It’s various siblings, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Kubuntu & co, will be available for testing sooner, with two alpha and a pair of beta milestones available.
- Alpha 1 – December 19th (for flavours)
- Alpha 2 – January 23rd (for flavours)
- Beta 1 – February 27th (for flavours)
- Final Beta – March 27th
- Release Candidate – April 10th
The final release of the Trusty Tahr is scheduled for:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – April 17th