he second beta version of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Long-Term Support) aka Lucid Lynx is now available in multiple flavors - Desktop, Server, Netbooks Remix (and Kubuntu, Edubuntu), for those who want to test out the upcoming Linux distribution.
The Beta 2 is based on the 2.6.32-16.25 kernel and comes with updated packages and apps, including GNOME 2.30 (KDE SC 4.4.2 for Kubuntu) and OpenOffice.org 3.2.0, as well as integration with multiple social networks, lower boot times, better support for Nvidia proprietary graphics drivers
, an improved Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud installer (in Ubuntu Server), security and stability fixes, the Ubuntu One Music Store, and more.
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS beta 2 can be downloaded from this page
. The final build is still set for an April 29 release.
Source: TechConnect Magazine - Ubuntu 10.04 beta 2 ready for download