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Kubuntu 7.10 Released

Kubuntu 7.10 Released

October 18, 2007 – Kubuntu 7.10 Officially Releases. Highlights for this release are:

  • KDE 3.5.8
  • KDE PIM Enterprise Edition
  • 2.3
  • Dolphin File Manager by default
  • Kubuntu Restricted Manager makes installing those non-free drivers a breeze
  • Strigi Indexer and Search Daemon
  • New Qt Language Bindings for C# (Qyoto) and Java (Jambi)
  • KDE 4 Beta 3 in the Universe repositories
  • and much more…

Yesterday, while writing the release notes for, I asked for some title names by telling people to fill in the blanks. The results? Some of them were pretty funny, and some were pretty frightening, and one I really liked. Here are some for your viewing pleasure:

Kubuntu 7.10 - What the F is a Gibbon?
kubuntu 7.10 - putting the K in Kicking A***
Kubuntu 7.10 - Good?... or Gutsy?
Kubuntu 7.10 - Putting the K in Ubuntu
Kubuntu 7.10 - Sticking it to the man!
Kubuntu 7.10 - Because KDE is still Better
Kubuntu 7.10 - If god had a desktop
Kubuntu 7.10 - Use it or I'll Eat this Kitten.
Kubuntu 7.10 - Because Gutsiness is next to Godliness
Kubuntu 7.10 - forget Feisty! Fling Feces
Kubuntu 7.10 - PURE KENIUS
Kubuntu 7.10 - Go for the Gutsy
Kubuntu 7.10 - Does this look infected to you?
Kubuntu 7.10 - There Be Dragons Still
Kubuntu 7.10 - No Animals were Harmed in the Making of this Distro
                      (except for nixternal, but that was an accident.)
Kubuntu 7.10 - 100% USDA Certified Organic Gutsy
Kubuntu 7.10 - Forget the Gibbon go with the Dragon
Kubuntu 7.10 - Monkey with this!!
Kubuntu 7.10 - For Monkey's that breath fire
Kubuntu 7.10 - Cause honestly Why wouldn't you?
Kubuntu 7.10 - Or else the Terrorists have already won

This is what happens when you ask such a question to sleep deprived developers on the eve of release. Anyways, Kubuntu 7.10 is out, it kicks arse, and I am proud to have worked with the greatest group of developers that I have ever worked with. So what are you waiting for, go DOWNLOAD it already!

Thanks to every person who filed a bug report, who fixed a bug, who thought about fixing a bug, who packaged a bug, who repackaged the package to fix that bug, who answered a question on the user lists, who answered a question on IRC, who…ahh hell! Thank You Everyone!!!

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