Ubuntu 6.06 LTS server for SUN Sparc64
Posted on: 06/16/2006 03:40 PM
The Ubuntu team is proud to announce the release of Ubuntu 6.06 LTS server for SUN Sparc 64bit architecture.
This release is an Ubuntu distribution for your servers, with a fast and easy install, regular releases, and a tight selection of excellent packages installed by default. Other packages and applications are available from a global network of mirrors, and professional, commercial technical support from Canonical Ltd and hundreds of other companies around the world.
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS will be the first Ubuntu release with a long-term support cycle: free security updates and commercial technical support will be available for five years.
To Get Ubuntu 6.06 LTS for Sparc you can download from :
Rest of the World:http://releases.ubuntu.com/6.06/
About Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Highlights of this release include:
* New kernels targeted at server platforms. The server kernels are tuned differently than the desktop kernels (providing better performance for server applications).
* Turn-key LAMP installation for this common deployment scenario
* Improved support for clusters and SANs
"Under the hood"
* GCC 4.0.3
* glibc 2.3.6
* Linux kernel 18.104.22.168
* Niagara optimizations for gcc, glibc and kernel available by default
* Greatly improved infrastructure for automatic hardware detection and activation
* The system PATH is now set in exactly one place, /etc/environment, for convenient administration
As always, Ubuntu includes the very best of the 100% Free / Libre application software world, and each new release incorporates countless new features and bugfixes from the global development community. More detailed release notes are at :http://wiki.ubuntu.com/DapperReleaseNotes
Helping Shape Ubuntu
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A special thanks has to go to David S. Miller and for his unbeatable effort to make this release a reality. These few words can't really express the gratitude for his dedication.
Fabio M. Di Nitto