Beta: Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04 launched

The Ubuntu developers have just released Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04) in beta.

Since the last release (7.10), Hardy Heron sports now:

  • Xorg 7.3 with an emphasis on better autoconfiguration
  • Kernel 2.6.24 which includes many performance improvements and enhancements
  • GNOME 2.22 with many new features and a significant performance boots
  • Firefox 3 beta 4 is bundled and replaces Firefox 2

More information and download details are available from Ubuntu’s Wikipedia.