Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin is not yet released but release schedule of Ubuntu 12.10 has been revealed. According to release schedule Ubuntu 12.10 (code name not yet decided) will be released on 18th October, 2012. Ubuntu 12.10 will be the 17th release of the operating system.
The release schedule will have three Alpha and two beta versions before the release of final Ubuntu 12.10. The first Alpha version will be released on 7th June just after a month and a half of LTS release. The release schedule of Ubuntu 12.10 will be as following:
|Alpha 1||7th June, 2012|
|Alpha 2||28th June, 2012|
|Alpha 3||2nd August, 2012|
|Beta 1||6th September, 2012|
|Beta 2||27th September, 2012|
|Ubuntu 12.10 Final||18th October, 2012|
The code name will be decided before the release of the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin, Mark Shuttleworth will be the one to decide the code name for Ubuntu 12.10 release.