The next stable version of Ubuntu Linux, 7.04 The Feisty Fawn, will be released on April 19, 2007 with a beta out on March 22.
There are reports that this release of Ubuntu is going to focus more on what the average Joe sees:
Shuttleworth said “the main [theme] for development in this release will be . . . an aggressive adoption of emerging desktop technologies.” Ubuntu’s Feisty release will put the spotlight on multimedia enablement and desktop effects. We expect this to be a very gratifying release for both users and developers”.
So get ready for some 3D desktop goodness!
In other words . . .