In case you missed it, Microsoft announced the general availability for SharePoint 2010 Beta 2. Now anyone can download, install and test it out!
Remember this is beta software so things will likely break and you'll also have a few extra things you'll have to do to get it installed and working. Here are some posts to help you out installing the bits:
- SharePoint 2010 Public Beta is now available for download
- Installation notice for the SharePoint Server Public Beta on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft Windows 7
- Path to User Profile Synchronization success in SharePoint 2010 Beta
- Installation Notice for SharePoint 2010 Public Beta