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As a Long Term Support release, Ubuntu 12.04 is a particularly important iteration of Canonical’s Linux distribution. Just one more beta version of the free and open source software is scheduled–with an arrival date of March 29–before the launch of the final release on April 26.

Among the new changes included in this first beta version are a feature enabling considerablepower savings and a new CD image size of 703MB “to squeeze in every bit of package goodness we can on the installation CD images,” Stewart added.

Designed for testing purposes, Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 1 can now be downloaded from the project’s site. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the release’s key highlights.

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