Mark Shuttleworth (Ubuntu project leader) has just announced that the next version of Ubuntu will be codenamed "Edgy Eft".
Why should you be excited?
So dream a little about Xen for virtualisation, Xgl/AIGLX and other wonderful wobbly window bits, the goodness of Network Manager, a first flirt with multiarch support for true mixed 32-bit and 64-bit computing on AMD64, the interesting possibilities of the SMART package manager... and other pieces of infrastructure which have appeared tantalisingly
on the horizon.
Read the rest of the announcement here.