Xubuntu 9.04 Released

Xubuntu 9.04, codenamed the “Jaunty Jackalope”, is the latest and greatest version of Xubuntu, released on April 23, 2009. It integrates the latest Xfce-desktop releases with the high-quality and feature-rich core of Ubuntu, resulting in a light-weight and easy-to-use Linux distribution.

For Ubuntu see http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-9.04-desktop
For Kubuntu see http://kubuntu.org/news/9.04-release

Release Notes

To learn about all the great enhancements and improvements that can be found in Xubuntu 9.04, please see the release notes.


Get it while it’s hot. ISOs and torrents are available at:

  • http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/9.04/release/ (Xubuntu)
  • http://releases.ubuntu.com/releases/9.04 (Ubuntu)
  • http://releases.ubuntu.com/releases/edubuntu/9.04 (Edubuntu add-on)
  • http://releases.ubuntu.com/releases/kubuntu/9.04 (Kubuntu)
  • http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntustudio/releases/9.04/ (UbuntuStudio)
  • http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/mythbuntu/releases/9.04/ (Mythbuntu)

More instructions are available on the download page.

Upgrading from Xubuntu 8.10

To upgrade to Xubuntu 9.04 from Xubuntu 8.10, follow these instructions.