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These release notes for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) provide an overview of the release and document the known issues with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and its flavors.

Support lifespan

The 'main' archive of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS will be supported for 5 years until April 2025. Ubuntu 20.04 LTS will be supported for 5 years for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, and Ubuntu Core. All other flavors will be supported for 3 years.

Official flavor release notes

Find the links to release notes for official flavors here.

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Upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or 19.10

Updated Packages

Security Improvements

Network configuration

Other base system changes since 18.04 LTS

Ubuntu Desktop

Ubuntu Server

Server installer

Known issues

As is to be expected, with any release, there are some significant known bugs that users may run into with this release of Ubuntu 20.04. The ones we know about at this point (and some of the workarounds), are documented here so you don't need to spend time reporting these bugs again:




Raspberry Pi

Official flavours

The release notes for the official flavors can be found at the following links:

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Reporting bugs

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If you want to help out with bugs, the Bug Squad is always looking for help.

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