Move over Precise Pangolin and Windows XP, Trusty Tahr is here
The Ubuntu team recently announced the release of what is only the fifth long-term support (LTS) version of the popular Linux distro. In keeping with the current Ubuntu release cycle, this latest LTS release, dubbed Ubuntu 14.04 “Trusty Tahr”, comes two years after the last one.
"Now it's no longer just about the desktop but really a broader vision.” This remark was part of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s CES 2009 keynote address, in which he talked about the impending transformation of Windows into “an experience that spans the PC, the phone, the TV and the cloud." Fast forward to the present and Canonical is ready with a similar strategy for Ubuntu.