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Release Desktop Server Installation Guide
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) HTML unpublished unpublished
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) HTML HTML and PDF HTML
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) HTML HTML and PDF HTML
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Pre-release version; may contain errors
coming soon coming soon HTML


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