Canonical Releases Ubuntu 12.04, Precise Pangolin

The update includes desktop virtualization capabilities and OpenStack cloud computing software.

PCMag: Canonical has officially released Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. The update of the popular Linux distribution includes several features of interest to business users, including desktop virtualization support. The server version also extends Ubuntu's support for cloud computing with the inclusion of OpenStack, open source software for building a private cloud environment, and Metal as a Service (MaaS), which brings "the flexibility of cloud computing to physical server provisioning."

Interested users can find the release at

Tags: open source, Linux, cloud computing, Ubuntu, Canonical

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