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New Distribution: Ubuntu Server 13.10 "Saucy Salamander"


S0phie
18-10-2013, 19:54
Felix is one of our sys admins, he's based in our German subsidiary

Jasgriff
18-10-2013, 19:42
Felix is like the Scarlet Pimpernel isn't.

No one knows who he is but he pops in every now and again ha.

Felix@OVH
18-10-2013, 11:43
Quote Originally Posted by rickyday
But really who dreams up the names for these releases

I wonder if the coders dream them up during a night out at the pub?

Nope, Mark Shuttleworth himself :-)
http://www.markshuttleworth.com/archives/1252

w33brad
17-10-2013, 21:10
Name reminds me of Android...

However, it's good to see speedy action going on somewhere in the business!

NeddySeagoon
17-10-2013, 21:06
Its no worse than kernel names.

From the top of /usr/src/linux/Makefile on my desktop.
Code:
VERSION = 3
PATCHLEVEL = 10
SUBLEVEL = 10
EXTRAVERSION = -gentoo
NAME = TOSSUG Baby Fish
I suppose Linus gets to name his kernels.

rickyday
17-10-2013, 19:06
Great news!

But really who dreams up the names for these releases

I wonder if the coders dream them up during a night out at the pub?

NatdaS
17-10-2013, 18:27
Dear Customer,

Ubuntu has just announced the release of Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander".

And as usual, the distributions team has pulled out all the stops to offer it as soon as possible, and so it's already available upon reinstallation for dedicated servers!

As always, it's a basic installation with only the services for SSH and DNS preinstalled. Given that the number of installations of new distributions in 32bit is now zero, we are only offering it in 64bit.

The latest features added to the installation system, such as the choice of kernel, have been integrated and will be present in the majority of future distributions.

With this version, Ubuntu integrates the last version of OpenStack, called Havana, which was also announced today. Since 13.04, Ubuntu has changed the duration of support from 18 to 9 months, so the 13.10 "End of Life" will be next July. For production and projects of long duration, we thus recommend you to use an Ubuntu version with Long Term Support (LTS), such as 12.04 "Precise Pangolin".

The new Ubuntu is currently in BETA, please don't hesitate to leave us your comments here in the forum.

Best regards,

Félix