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Ubuntu 15.04 named: Say hello to 'Vivid Vervet'

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 20 Oct 2014 21:32 User comments (1)

Ubuntu 15.04 named: Say hello to 'Vivid Vervet' Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has announced the new monkey-themed name for the latest Ubuntu build (15.04), dubbing the operating system 'Vivid Vervet.'
Now, if you are not a huge monkey fan and have never heard of the breed (trust me, I had not), Shuttleworth explains that the Vervet is 'upstart' and 'volant' in nature, just like the new update.

Reads the founder's ever loquacious blog post: "In my favourite places, the smartest thing around is a particular kind of monkey. Vexatious at times, volant and vogie at others, a vervet gets in anywhere and delights in teasing cats and dogs alike. As the upstart monkey in this business I can think of no better mascot. And so let's launch our vicenary cycle, our verist varlet, the Vivid Vervet!"

The latest Ubuntu is set for release in April 2015.

If you want an interested read (think V from V for Vendetta), read Shuttleworth's post here.

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121.10.2014 18:24

cool does that mean we finally get html 5 support so where not stuck on flash player 9 the last version for linux

Oh wait it already happened linux mint has been running without flash player using html 5 for 2 years now finally ubuntu catches up again

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