Anyways, I just found out that Ubuntu has release "Breezy Badger" 5.10. I have been using this distro for a long time now and it is incredible. So this will be an upgrade night.
You can download the new Ubuntu from here:
Below are just some of the new features this incredible Linux Distribution has to offer.
On the Desktop
* GNOME 2.12.1
* OpenOffice.org 2.0 beta 2
* X.org 6.8.2 with wider hardware support
* An enhanced tool for easily installing new applications (see "Add Applications" on the Applications menu)
* A new tool which makes it easy to install support for multiple languages (Language Selector)
* Editable GNOME menus
* Applications are now linked into the Launchpad infrastructure (new entries on the Help menus for translation and support)
* Support for writing audio CDs (Serpentine)
* Graphical startup process with progress bar (USplash)
* New documentation (Ubuntu 5.10 Quick Tour and Ubuntu 5.10 FAQ Guide)
* Language packs with updates from the Rosetta translation platform, part of Launchpad.net, which makes contributing translations easy for everybody in any language.
On the Server
* Kernel support for cluster filesystems (OCFS2 and GFS)
* Plone 2.1 & Zope 2.8.1
* Support for automatic storage allocation into LVM volumes
* Built-in thin client functionality produced in cooperation with the LTSP project
* Simple NFS root setup with automatic hardware detection through initramfs-tools
* Support for up to 4 gigabytes of RAM by default on 32-bit architectures
Hardware Support Improvements
* Linux 18.104.22.168 with many updated drivers from third parties
* Further enhancements to laptop support (hot keys, and working suspend/resume on more models)
* HP all-in-one printer/scanner devices are supported out of the box
* Bluetooth input devices (such as keyboards and mice) are supported out of the box
* Multiple audio devices are handled more gracefully (and one can easily select the default device)
* 64-bit PowerPC kernel available
* A new OEM mode to simplify the process of preinstalling Ubuntu on computers for resale or redistribution
* Automatically makes existing hard drive partitions available to the desktop
* Simple "dual boot" configuration with automatic resizing of an existing installed OS
* The second stage of the installation now has a progress bar
"Under the hood"
* GCC 4.0.1
* glibc 2.3.5
* New early userspace infrastructure based on initramfs-tools
* More modular X.org packaging
* Python 2.4.2
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.