Edubuntu 14.04 LTS Release Announcement

Welcome to Edubuntu 14.04 LTS!

The Edubuntu development team announces today the release of Edubuntu 14.04 LTS.

As the second Long Term Support release of the Edubuntu, this version will be supported for 5 years, until April 2019. The Edubuntu development team will also provide "point releases" in sync with Ubuntu to offer you new installation media containing all the latest bug fixes and hardware enablement stacks.

Please visit the download page for information on how to obtain it.

What's new ?

As usual, Edubuntu inherits most of the changes that occur in Ubuntu.
Additionally, this release brings you:

  • Epoptes 0.5.7, an update to the popular classroom management software suite.
  • New major version of LTSP (5.5.x), including numerous bugfixes, speed improvement, lowering bandwidth requirements and improving fat client support.

Edubuntu inherits new features from Ubuntu 14.04, please read the full release notes for a listing of the latest features and issues.

How do I get it ?

The DVD image (also usable as a USB image) is downloadable from our download page.

Installation instructions are available here.

If you already have an Ubuntu or Ubuntu based system installed, you can simply install any additional Edubuntu packages that you would like to use from the Software Center.

Users of Edubuntu 13.10 as well as fully up to date users from the 12.04 series can upgrade directly to 14.04.

Further Information

Community support is available via IRC, Forums and Mailing lists.
Please refer to http://edubuntu.org/documentation for more information.

About Edubuntu

The Edubuntu project aims to maintain high quality educational and related packages in Ubuntu. Additionally, we also produce the Edubuntu DVD, which aims to be an easy to use Ubuntu system designed for home and classroom use.

For more information, see: About Edubuntu