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= Support =
Normal Ubuntu releases are supported for 18 months. Previous Ubuntu LTS (Long Term Support) releases are supported for 3 years on the desktop and 5 years on the server. Starting with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, LTS releases will be supported for 5 years on both the desktop and the server.
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= Releases = = Team =
See ReleaseTeam
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= Schedule =
Ubuntu releases every six months (Last release on 13 October 2011)(see TimeBasedReleases).
 * Release Schedules: http://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseSchedule
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http://www.ubuntulinux.org/logo.jpg = Development (future) releases =
||'''Version'''||'''Code name'''||'''Docs'''||'''Release date'''||'''End of life date'''||
||Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ||[[PrecisePangolin|Precise Pangolin]]|| || April 2012 || April 2017 ||
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 * WartyWarthog - 10.04
 * HoaryHedgehog - 4.05
 * BreezyBadger (in development)
 * GrumpyGroundhog
 * PerkyPenguin
 * UserTemplates
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= Stable =
||'''Version'''||'''Code name'''||'''Docs'''||'''Release date'''||'''End of life date'''||
||Ubuntu '''11.10''' ||[[OneiricOcelot|Oneiric Ocelot]]|| [[OneiricOcelot/TechnicalOverview|Tech]] / [[OneiricOcelot/ReleaseNotes|Rel]] || [[ https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2011-October/000153.html|October 13, 2011]] || April 2013<<BR>> [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/OneiricOcelot/ReleaseManifest|(for details)]]||
||Ubuntu '''11.04'''||[[NattyNarwhal|Natty Narwhal]]||[[NattyNarwhal/TechnicalOverview|Tech]] / [[NattyNarwhal/ReleaseNotes|Rel]]|| [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2011-April/000147.html|April 28, 2011]] ||October 2012<<BR>> [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/NattyNarwhal/ReleaseManifest|(for details)]]||
||Ubuntu '''10.10'''||[[MaverickMeerkat|Maverick Meerkat]]||[[MaverickMeerkat/TechnicalOverview|Tech]] / [[MaverickMeerkat/ReleaseNotes|Rel]]|| [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2010-October/000139.html|October 10, 2010]] ||April 2012<<BR>> [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MaverickMeerkat/ReleaseManifest|(for details)]]||
||Ubuntu '''10.04.3''' LTS||<|4(>[[LucidLynx|Lucid Lynx]]|| [[LucidLynx/ReleaseNotes/ChangeSummary/10.04.3|Changes]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2011-July/000150.html|July 21, 2011]]||<|3>April 2013 (Desktop)<<BR>>April 2015 (Server)<<BR>> [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LucidLynx/ReleaseManifest|(for details)]]||
||Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS||[[LucidLynx/ReleaseNotes/ChangeSummary/10.04.2|Changes]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2011-February/000141.html|February 18, 2011]]||
||Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS||[[LucidLynx/ReleaseNotes/ChangeSummary/10.04.1|Changes]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2010-August/000134.html|August 17, 2010]]||
||Ubuntu 10.04 LTS||[[LucidLynx/TechnicalOverview|Tech]] / [[LucidLynx/ReleaseNotes|Rel]] ||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2010-April/000133.html|April 29, 2010]]||
||Ubuntu '''8.04.4''' LTS||<|5(>[[HardyHeron|Hardy Heron]]|| [[HardyReleaseNotes/ChangeSummary/8.04.4|Changes]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2010-January/000128.html|January 28, 2010]]||<|5(>April 2013 (Server)||
||Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS|| [[HardyReleaseNotes/ChangeSummary/8.04.3|Changes]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2009-July/000124.html|July 16, 2009]]||
||Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS|| [[HardyReleaseNotes/ChangeSummary/8.04.2|Changes]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2009-January/000117.html|January 22, 2009]]||
||Ubuntu 8.04.1 LTS|| ||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-July/000112.html|July 3, 2008]]||
||Ubuntu 8.04 LTS||[[HardyReleaseNotes|Rel]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-April/000111.html|April 24, 2008]]||


Release announcements are posted on the [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/|ubuntu-announce mailing list]].


= End of Life (EOL) =

||'''Version'''||'''Code name'''||'''Docs'''||'''Release date'''||'''End of life date'''||
||Ubuntu 9.10||[[KarmicKoala|Karmic Koala]]||[[KarmicKoala/TechnicalOverview|Tech]] / [[KarmicKoala/ReleaseNotes|Rel]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2009-October/000127.html|October 29, 2009]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2011-March/000142.html|April 30, 2011]]||
||Ubuntu 9.04||[[JauntyJackalope|Jaunty Jackalope]]|| [[JauntyJackalope/TechnicalOverview|Tech]] / [[JauntyJackalope/ReleaseNotes|Rel]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2009-April/000122.html|April 23, 2009]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2010-September/000137.html|October 23, 2010]]||
||Ubuntu 8.10||[[IntrepidIbex|Intrepid Ibex]]||[[IntrepidReleaseNotes|Rel]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-October/000116.html|October 30, 2008]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2010-March/000130.html|April 30, 2010]]||
||Ubuntu 8.04||[[HardyHeron|Hardy Heron]] (Desktop)||[[HardyReleaseNotes|Rel]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-April/000111.html|April 24, 2008]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2011-April/000144.html|May 12, 2011]]||
||Ubuntu 7.10||[[GutsyGibbon|Gutsy Gibbon]]||[[GutsyReleaseNotes|Rel]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2007-October/000105.html|October 18, 2007]]||[[http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-7.10-eol|April 18th, 2009]]||
||Ubuntu 7.04||[[FeistyFawn|Feisty Fawn]]||[[http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/releasenotes/704|Rel]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2007-April/000102.html|April 19, 2007]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-September/000113.html|October 2008]]||
||Ubuntu 6.10||[[EdgyEft|Edgy Eft]]||[[EdgyReleaseNotes|Rel]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2006-October/000093.html|October 26, 2006]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2008-March/000680.html|April 2008]]||
||Ubuntu 6.06||[[DapperDrake|Dapper Drake]] (Desktop)||[[DapperReleaseNotes|Rel]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2006-June/000083.html|June 1, 2006]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2009-July/000123.html|July 14, 2009]]||
||Ubuntu 6.06.2 LTS||<|3(>[[DapperDrake|Dapper Drake]] (Server) || ||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-January/000107.html|January 21, 2008]]||<|3(>[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2011-June/000149.html|June 1, 2011]]||
||Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS|| ||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2006-August/000088.html|August 10, 2006]]||
||Ubuntu 6.06 LTS||[[DapperReleaseNotes|Rel]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2006-June/000083.html|June 1, 2006]]||
||Ubuntu 5.10||[[BreezyBadger|Breezy Badger]]||[[BreezyReleaseNotes|Rel]] / [[http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/releasenotes/510|Rel]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2005-October/000038.html|October 12, 2005]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2007-March/000504.html|April 2007]]||
||Ubuntu 5.04||[[HoaryHedgehog|Hoary Hedgehog]]|| ||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2005-April/000023.html|April 8, 2005]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2006-October/000418.html|October 2006]]||
||Ubuntu 4.10||[[WartyWarthog|Warty Warthog]]|| ||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2004-October/000003.html|October 26, 2004]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2006-March/000061.html|April 2006]]||

= Variants of Ubuntu =

 * [[Kubuntu]] (Ubuntu with KDE instead of Gnome)
 * [[Edubuntu]] (Ubuntu focused on education)
 * [[Xubuntu]] (Ubuntu with XFCE instead of Gnome)
 * [[UbuntuStudio]] (Ubuntu focused on multimedia production)
 * [[Mythbuntu]] (Xubuntu-based XFCE4 desktop OS with MythTV installed)
 * [[Lubuntu]] (Ubuntu with LXDE instead of Gnome (Unofficial))
 * [[Cobuntu]] (Ubuntu-based OS, optimized for Korean users (Unofficial))
 * [[Runtu]] (Ubuntu-based OS, optimized for Russian users (Unofficial))
 * [[http://www.sabily.org|Sabily]] (Ubuntu-based OS, customized for Muslim users (Unofficial))
 * [[Gobuntu]] (Ubuntu-base for other free software platforms (Historical))
##EndReleaseTeamWikiPull

Support

Normal Ubuntu releases are supported for 18 months. Previous Ubuntu LTS (Long Term Support) releases are supported for 3 years on the desktop and 5 years on the server. Starting with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, LTS releases will be supported for 5 years on both the desktop and the server.

Team

See ReleaseTeam

Schedule

Ubuntu releases every six months (Last release on 13 October 2011)(see TimeBasedReleases).

Development (future) releases

Version

Code name

Docs

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Precise Pangolin

April 2012

April 2017

Stable

Version

Code name

Docs

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 11.10

Oneiric Ocelot

Tech / Rel

October 13, 2011

April 2013
(for details)

Ubuntu 11.04

Natty Narwhal

Tech / Rel

April 28, 2011

October 2012
(for details)

Ubuntu 10.10

Maverick Meerkat

Tech / Rel

October 10, 2010

April 2012
(for details)

Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS

Lucid Lynx

Changes

July 21, 2011

April 2013 (Desktop)
April 2015 (Server)
(for details)

Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS

Changes

February 18, 2011

Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS

Changes

August 17, 2010

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Tech / Rel

April 29, 2010

Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS

Hardy Heron

Changes

January 28, 2010

April 2013 (Server)

Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS

Changes

July 16, 2009

Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS

Changes

January 22, 2009

Ubuntu 8.04.1 LTS

July 3, 2008

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

Rel

April 24, 2008

Release announcements are posted on the ubuntu-announce mailing list.

End of Life (EOL)

Version

Code name

Docs

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 9.10

Karmic Koala

Tech / Rel

October 29, 2009

April 30, 2011

Ubuntu 9.04

Jaunty Jackalope

Tech / Rel

April 23, 2009

October 23, 2010

Ubuntu 8.10

Intrepid Ibex

Rel

October 30, 2008

April 30, 2010

Ubuntu 8.04

Hardy Heron (Desktop)

Rel

April 24, 2008

May 12, 2011

Ubuntu 7.10

Gutsy Gibbon

Rel

October 18, 2007

April 18th, 2009

Ubuntu 7.04

Feisty Fawn

Rel

April 19, 2007

October 2008

Ubuntu 6.10

Edgy Eft

Rel

October 26, 2006

April 2008

Ubuntu 6.06

Dapper Drake (Desktop)

Rel

June 1, 2006

July 14, 2009

Ubuntu 6.06.2 LTS

Dapper Drake (Server)

January 21, 2008

June 1, 2011

Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS

August 10, 2006

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Rel

June 1, 2006

Ubuntu 5.10

Breezy Badger

Rel / Rel

October 12, 2005

April 2007

Ubuntu 5.04

Hoary Hedgehog

April 8, 2005

October 2006

Ubuntu 4.10

Warty Warthog

October 26, 2004

April 2006

Variants of Ubuntu

  • Kubuntu (Ubuntu with KDE instead of Gnome)

  • Edubuntu (Ubuntu focused on education)

  • Xubuntu (Ubuntu with XFCE instead of Gnome)

  • UbuntuStudio (Ubuntu focused on multimedia production)

  • Mythbuntu (Xubuntu-based XFCE4 desktop OS with MythTV installed)

  • Lubuntu (Ubuntu with LXDE instead of Gnome (Unofficial))

  • Cobuntu (Ubuntu-based OS, optimized for Korean users (Unofficial))

  • Runtu (Ubuntu-based OS, optimized for Russian users (Unofficial))

  • Sabily (Ubuntu-based OS, customized for Muslim users (Unofficial))

  • Gobuntu (Ubuntu-base for other free software platforms (Historical))

Releases (last edited 2020-08-19 16:01:46 by brian-murray)