Jackalope is finally released in the wild.

The best way to get it by torrent as the download mirrors are going to be busy.

Torrent Link for CD releases:

Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope i386 (32-Bit).

Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope AMD64 (64-Bit).

Rest of the torrents if you are looking for other releases.

Download Link. Please use the mirrors In case you can’t use torrent for some reason.

If you are already running Ubuntu and want to upgrade, just type.

Press Alt+F2 and type in “update-manager -d” (without the quotes).

If you want to get faster downloads, you can update using P2P (peer to peer). Read this article for more details.

What’s new in the release:

  • Cool new notification system improves usablity.
  • Faster boot time, no more waiting for it to boot up.
  • Open Office 3.0, provides better compatibility with MS Office documents and also has other enhancements.