The latest version of Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) is set to be released within a week. If you a eager to try out the latest version of Ubuntu, then you can place a request for Free CD of Ubuntu 9.04.
ShipIt service will send you a CD of the latest version (9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope)) with no extra cost, but the delivery may take up to ten weeks. So you should consider downloading the CD image if you have a fast Internet connection.
You can Pre-order a desktop or server edition of Ubuntu 9.04. Please request the CD if you genuinely need it . Pre-order Ubuntu 9.04