The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu
13.10 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products.
Codenamed "Saucy Salamander", 13.10 continues Ubuntu's proud tradition
of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a
high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at
work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs.
This beta release includes images from not only the Ubuntu Desktop,
Server, Cloud, and Core products, but also the Edubuntu, Kubuntu,
Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, UbuntuKylin, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu flavours,
and the first official beta release of Ubuntu for phones.
The beta images are known to be reasonably free of showstopper CD build
or installer bugs, while representing a very recent snapshot of 13.10
that should be representative of the features intended to ship with the
final release expected on October 17th, 2013.
Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Core, Cloud Images:
Saucy Final Beta includes updated versions of most of our core set of
packages, including a current 3.11.1 kernel, a new upstart, and many
To upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 Final Beta from Ubuntu 13.04, follow these
Ubuntu for phones:
Together with existing builds of Ubuntu for PCs and servers, with this
milestone, Ubuntu images for phones are also included in a beta for
the first time. It is not recommended that casual users install
Ubuntu on their phone, but developers can find instructions for
installing the latest stable build of Ubuntu for phones at:
Lubuntu is a flavor of Ubuntu that targets to be lighter, less
resource hungry and more energy-efficient by using lightweight
applications and LXDE, The Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment,
as its default GUI.
Ubuntu is a full-featured Linux distribution for clients, servers and
clouds, 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.
Professional technical support is available from Canonical Limited and
hundreds of other companies around the world. For more information
about support, visit http://www.ubuntu.com/support