After a long wait the Final version of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin got released few minutes before. You can now download it from the official Ubuntu – Precise download page. Here are the direct download links for different variants: Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu.
GIMP 2.8 RC1 which was released on April 8, 2012 can now be installed in Ubuntu 12.04 via PPA. The changes in GIMP 2.8 RC1 since 2.7.5 are mostly not user-visible. The 2.8 RC1 has updated the code to work with newer versions of GEGL and babl, fixed GFig rendering issues and used all the [...]
Hardly two months! The Ubuntu developers have initiated the 6 month cycle with the release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Pangolin Precise. Unlike the former LTS release Pangolin comes with extended 5 years support. It will also be the first Ubuntu release to target a 750 MB ISO image, in other words it wont fit in a standard disc.