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= Releases = Ubuntu releases are supported for 18 months. Ubuntu LTS (Long Term Support) releases are supported for 3 years on the desktop, and 5 years on the server.
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= Schedule =
Ubuntu releases every six months, one month after each GNOME release (see TimeBasedReleases).
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= Releases = = Development (future) release =
||'''Version'''||'''Code name'''||'''Release date'''||'''End of life date'''||
||Ubuntu 9.10||[[KarmicKoala| Karmic Koala]]|| Planned for October 2009 || April 2011||
||Ubuntu 9.04||[[JauntyJackalope| Jaunty Jackalope]]|| Planned for April 2009 || October 2010 ||
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 * WartyWarthog - 10.04
 * HoaryHedgehog - 4.05
 * BreezyBadger (in development)
 * GrumpyGroundhog
 * PerkyPenguin
 * UserTemplates
= Stable =
||'''Version'''||'''Code name'''||'''Release date'''||'''End of life date'''||
||Ubuntu 8.10||[[IntrepidIbex|Intrepid Ibex]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-October/000116.html|October 30 2008]]||April 2010||
||Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS<<BR>>~-Maintenance release-~||<|3>[[HardyHeron|Hardy Heron]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2009-January/000117.html|January 22 2009]]||<|3>April 2011 (Desktop)<<BR>>April 2013 (Server)||
||Ubuntu 8.04.1 LTS<<BR>>~-Maintenance release-~||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-July/000112.html|July 3 2008]]||
||Ubuntu 8.04 LTS||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-April/000111.html|April 24 2008]]||
||Ubuntu 6.06.2 LTS<<BR>>~-Maintenance release-~||<|3>[[DapperDrake|Dapper Drake]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-January/000107.html|January 21 2008]]||<|3>June 2009 (Desktop)<<BR>>June 2011 (Server)||
||Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS<<BR>>~-Maintenance release-~||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2006-August/000088.html|August 10 2006]]<<BR>> [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2006-August/000089.html|August 16 2006]] ~-Sun UltraSPARC-~||
||Ubuntu 6.06 LTS||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2006-June/000083.html|June 1 2006]]<<BR>>[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2006-June/000087.html|June 16 2006]] ~-Sun SPARC64-~||
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What is the name of the next release? BreezyBadger. Release announcements are posted on the [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/|ubuntu-announce mailing list]].

= End of Life (EOL) =

||'''Version'''||'''Code name'''||'''Release date'''||'''End of life date'''||
||Ubuntu 7.10||[[GutsyGibbon|Gutsy Gibbon]]||[[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]]||[[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]]||[[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 5.10||[[BreezyBadger|Breezy Badger]]||[[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)
 * [[Gobuntu]] (Ubuntu-base for other free software platforms)
 * [[Mythbuntu]] (Xubuntu-based XFCE4 desktop OS with MythTV installed (Unofficial))
 * [[Runtu]] (Ubuntu-based OS, optimized for russian users (Unofficial))

= Discussion =

BasicXP 25.02.2009 12:02 CET: What about another maintenance releases for 8.04? When 8.04.3 is going to be released?

Ubuntu releases are supported for 18 months. Ubuntu LTS (Long Term Support) releases are supported for 3 years on the desktop, and 5 years on the server.

Schedule

Ubuntu releases every six months, one month after each GNOME release (see TimeBasedReleases).

Development (future) release

Version

Code name

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 9.10

Karmic Koala

Planned for October 2009

April 2011

Ubuntu 9.04

Jaunty Jackalope

Planned for April 2009

October 2010

Stable

Version

Code name

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 8.10

Intrepid Ibex

October 30 2008

April 2010

Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS
Maintenance release

Hardy Heron

January 22 2009

April 2011 (Desktop)
April 2013 (Server)

Ubuntu 8.04.1 LTS
Maintenance release

July 3 2008

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

April 24 2008

Ubuntu 6.06.2 LTS
Maintenance release

Dapper Drake

January 21 2008

June 2009 (Desktop)
June 2011 (Server)

Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS
Maintenance release

August 10 2006
August 16 2006 Sun UltraSPARC

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

June 1 2006
June 16 2006 Sun SPARC64

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

End of Life (EOL)

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)

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

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

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

Discussion

BasicXP 25.02.2009 12:02 CET: What about another maintenance releases for 8.04? When 8.04.3 is going to be released?

Releases (last edited 2020-10-28 19:04:03 by brian-murray)