The fifth Alpha of Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” has been released to the wild! Hoorah! 

This is the last “minor” Alpha release due, as the User Interface Freeze and the second ” most important ” artwork drop is due one week before Alpha 6.

You can download it from the official page @ :

coming in

The rest of the Karmic release schedule is as follows :

September 2009
September 3rd – Alpha 5
September 10th – User Interface Freeze & Artwork Second Drop
September 17th – Alpha 6
September 24th – Beta Freeze & Artwork Dead line

October 2009
October 1st – Ubuntu Karmic Beta & Documentation String Freeze
October 15th – Kernel Freeze & Final Freeze
October 22nd – Ubuntu Karmic Release Candidate
October 29th – Ubuntu 9.10 Released