Release version, usually the first released version (not stable).

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Can i work as beta tester for Ubuntu phone and tablets?

I am passionate about ubuntu OS and would like to use as most i can. and its proud to be working as beta tester for ubuntu. Please let me know how can i be part of ubuntu. i am software developer by ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and latest supported AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta driver (fglrx) intermittently hangs system - unreliable stability

My system reliability has been compromised since upgrading to Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 on a AMD64 system with a Radeon R9 290X card and installing the official AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta driver. It now hangs ...
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How to upgrade to a beta version [duplicate]

How can I install a Beta version as an upgrade to an existing OS. I would prefer not to wipe out what is on the drive.
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No webcam after 14.10 beta install

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 beta on my HP DV6000 Entertainment laptop. I can no longer access my built in web cam. I reinstalled Cheese to no avail. I get a "no device found" error message. When I tried ...
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can I access plex media server from the android app?

I'm new to ubuntu and Linux. I have installed Plex using the ubuntu applications manager. When I try to connect to the server using the android app in settings>library>New Library, It says I run a ...
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Installing ubuntu 14.10 beta [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop. I would like to skip 14.04 LTS and install 14.10 beta 1. I have downloaded the iso image file dated 28th Aug. How do I install it?
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NEW NV 337.12 BETA drivers (optimus)

Update: This is now solved. Thank you @Luis Alvarado for pointing out those guides and the PPA. I really appreciate it. I can now overclock with the new beta drivers. I have an optimus system. HD4000 ...
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when will Lubuntu 14 final launch

I am using Lubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu 14 Beta is already out. I want to use Lubuntu 14, when will Lubuntu 14 final launch?
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Ubuntu 14.04 beta is advisable for installation? AND Can I upgrade it to final version on April 17? [duplicate]

I wish to install Ubuntu 14.04 beta in my laptop PC. Can I update Beta to latest one by using apt-get upgrade command when final version release on April 17?
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Are pre-releases not getting security updates? [closed]

I got a new computer a couple of weeks before the expected Trusty release date, so to save my the trouble of first installing Precise and then upgrading, I installed Trusty Final Beta. Now I see that ...
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Avoid Upgrade to Software Beta Versions

Today my Update Manager in Ubuntu 12.04. updated R to the latest version called "R version 3.1.0 beta (2014-03-28 r65330) -- "Spring Dance"" I had a lot of trouble after the upgrade and I needed to ...
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Can I Stick with Beta? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14 Beta final was released. Can I stick with it officially burn it to my disk as only OS and will it let me upgrade within Updater to non-beta without new ISO?
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Ubuntu 13.10 +AMD 13.4 Beta drivers. = black screen [duplicate]

Hoping for some troubleshoot. Fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. I get into GUI for the first time, and run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I follow this guide: ...
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Where to find the images for old Ubuntu Beta Releases?

As a developer and a power user, I'd like to know from where can I download the images for old Betas like, Saucy Beta, Quantal Beta, and some EOL Beta releases.
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How to delete pre-installed Libreoffice from KDE?

I installed Libreoffice 4.2 (yes, beta release, much better) when I was on Ubuntu, but then, I installed KDE desktop and Libreoffice came together with KDE. So now I have 2 libreoffice installed, one ...
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Will BF4 BETA work with 13.04?

I would like to know if battlefield 4 beta will work with Ubuntu 13.04 (64 bit). If it does will someone tell me how to do it? Thanks
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Upgrading from *Ubuntu beta [duplicate]

I'd like to know if I decide to install an *Ubuntu beta right now (Lubuntu), will I be able to upgrade to non-beta as soon as it comes out (17 August), or will I need to make a new installation?
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glxspheres not found. How to install? [closed]

I installed kubuntu 13.10 beta 1 yesterday. Today, I installed bumblebee and I was tried to check my fps on video card. When I ran glxspheres an error command not found appeared. How can I install ...
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Ubuntu Arabic font family [closed]

Why are the Ubuntu font developers taking too long to finalize the Arabian font family? And what happened to the beta Arabic font? why isn't it supported anymore? Thanks...
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software updater stuck on applying changes

I'm on 13.04 and I'm downloading the update to beta but its stuck on applying changes. The other night i left it on all night came back and it was still on applying changes. What can I do now? Right ...
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Where can I download Ubuntu 13.04 Beta release? [duplicate]

I've heard that the Ubuntu 13.04 Beta release is out. If that's correct, where can I download it? When I look for it, all I find is the daily build, which is different from the Beta release, right? ...
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Will the alpha/beta ISO become official after Release?

I am moving to use a Alpha/Beta ISO and I am wondering will it become stable after official release or will I need a new iso?
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How can I update the Ubuntu SDK preview from the Qt 5 Beta PPA to the Qt 5 Release PPA

When the Ubuntu SDK preview was announced on the 2nd of January, it was based on the Qt 5 Beta release (as Qt 5 had not yet been released and packaged for Ubuntu). At some point, the Qt 5 release was ...
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Uninstall Steam Beta on Ubuntu 12

I uninstalled steam beta via sudo apt-get remove steam, but it doesn't remove ~/.steam and ~/.local/Steam where most of the files are. Is the Uninstaller corrupt?
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How do I get rid of frequent error messages?

I am sometimes getting error messages like the ones below. As I understand they are from some kind of debugging mode in the beta which I sometimes install. I have no problem with them in the ...
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Upgrading Beta to full version work without bugs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I installed an alpha or beta, am I up to date with the final release if I keep upgrading? When the Beta version of 13.4 comes out, I would like to install it and ...
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Beta Steam Uninstall

I jut installed Beta Steam for Ubuntu 12.04. And i can't open it, even with that command steam steam://open/friends it still won't start. So is there any possibility to uninstall it?
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Linux kernel not upgraded from 3.2.x to 3.5.x after Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 12.10 (through 12.10 beta)

I had upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 beta from 12.04 LTS. I kept updating every recommended update suggested by Software Updater. All updates were successful. Yesterday, 12.10 stable is formally released ...
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How to remove information pop-up in Lubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable or disable Apport? I would like to stop this program from bothering me: I am in a beta version of quantal and am prompted to report problems all the ...
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Problem with dropbox installing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? Installing in 12.10 beta. This message: breaks existing package "nautilus-dropbox" conflict: ...
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12.10 Live DVD with no video input [closed]

I have been trying install Ubuntu 12.10, but as soon as it gets past my BIOS and to the screen with the blinking line in the top left, I get a no video input message on my TV (like when you turn the ...
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How do I remove Firefox Nightly?

How to remove/uninstall Firefox Nightly build, I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. Made an error, I'm supposed to be installing Firefox 13.
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How do I install the new beta driver for Nvidia?

How do I install the new beta driver for Nvidia? With Ubuntu before 12.04 I could do this: 1) Downloaded it from the site www.nvidia.com 2) Logout, 3) Move to tty1 (Ctrl + Alt + F1), ...
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Moving from 12.04 beta to 12.04 final, now I have 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “No new release found” when upgrading a from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS ubuntu 12.04 reports itself as quantal? I installed the 12.04 beta some time ago. After ...
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Freezing after fresh install of Ubuntu [closed]

Hi I have installed Ubuntu but after 5 minutes it freezes, I cant do anything except move my mouse like open a new program, open a new tab e.t.c I am on Ubuntu 12.04LTS final beta any help would be ...
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How can I tell if I am no longer using beta?

Is there a way to tell if I am still using beta after upgrading? I've been constantly upgrading my beta and I am, as far as I know, completely up to date. But, I can't really tell if I am up to date ...
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Upgrading from 12.04 beta 2 to stable 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I installed an alpha or beta, am I up to date with the final release if I keep upgrading? How to upgrade from beta 2 release of 12.04 to stable release of 12.04? Do I ...
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How to clean/repair Ubuntu 12.04 when the stable comes out?

I've upgraded to Ubuntu Precise (12.04) Beta 1 and a lot of things are broken, I'm working my way around most issues and reporting the bugs. I just wanted to know if there's a way do repair the whole ...
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How often should I update my beta installation?

I just installed the 12.04 beta1. When I start the update manager it detects more than 500 packages to be updated, 25 to be added and 6 to be removed. I wonder if I will get a more stable system with ...
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zsyncs for Precise Beta 1 CD ISOs

Where are the zsync files for the CD-sized ISOs (such as desktop-i386) for the Precise Beta 1? They don't seem to be in the expected location at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/12.04/beta-1/
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Can I install a beta/alpha/development version using Wubi?

How do you install the next version of Ubuntu (Ubuntu+1) using Wubi? When clicking the download button for the latest beta, will Wubi show up as an option?
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How to upgrade to beta from alpha or to beta 2 from beta 1? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I upgraded from an alpha or beta - am I up to date if I keep upgrading? How to upgrade to 12.04 beta 1 from 12.04 alpha 2?
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How do I downgrade Firefox developer version to stable version on Ubuntu+1? [closed]

I want to downgrade to Firefox X stable from Y beta due to add-on incompatibilities. For example from Firefox 11 beta to Firefox 10 stable. How can I go to stable channel?