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= Support =
Normal Ubuntu releases are supported for 9 months. LTS releases are supported for 5 years.
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Past releases may have different support schedules (for example, normal releases used to be supported for 18 months, while LTS releases used to be supported for 3 years on the desktop and 5 years on the server).
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= Team =
See ReleaseTeam
##StartReleaseTeamWikiPull
= Schedule =
Ubuntu releases every six months (see TimeBasedReleases).
 * Release Schedules: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseSchedule
== List of releases ==
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= Future release =
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= End of Life (EOL) =
=== Future ===
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=== End of life ===
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= Flavours of Ubuntu =
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 * [[Kubuntu]] (Ubuntu with KDE Plasma instead of Unity)
 * [[Edubuntu]] (Ubuntu focused on education)
 * [[Xubuntu]] (Ubuntu with Xfce instead of Unity)
 * [[UbuntuStudio]] (Ubuntu focused on multimedia production)
 * [[Mythbuntu]] (Xubuntu-based XFCE4 desktop OS with MythTV installed)
 * [[Lubuntu]] (Ubuntu with LXDE instead of Unity)
 * [[UbuntuKylin]] (Ubuntu optimized for Chinese users)
## * [[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))

== Management of releases ==

=== Support length ===

Normal Ubuntu releases are supported for '''9 months'''. LTS releases are supported for '''5 years'''.

Past releases may have different support schedules (for example, normal releases used to be supported for 18 months, while LTS releases used to be supported for 3 years on the desktop and 5 years on the server).



=== Release cadence ===
Ubuntu releases every '''6 months''' (see TimeBasedReleases).
 * Release Schedules: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReleaseSchedule



=== Team ===

See ReleaseTeam
##StartReleaseTeamWikiPull



== Other Ubuntu flavours ==

 * [[Kubuntu]] (with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KDE_Plasma|KDE Plasma desktop]], instead of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unity_%28user_interface%29|Unity]])
 * [[Edubuntu]] (specially designed for educational purposes)
 * [[Xubuntu]] (with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xfce|Xfce]] desktop, instead of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unity_%28user_interface%29|Unity]])
 * [[UbuntuStudio]] (specially designed for multimedia production)
 * [[Mythbuntu]] (Xubuntu-based desktop with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MythTV|MythTV]] installed by default)
 * [[Lubuntu]] (Ubuntu with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LXDE|LXDE]] instead of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unity_%28user_interface%29|Unity]])
 * [[UbuntuKylin]] (optimized for Chinese users)
## * [[Cobuntu]] (customized for Korean users (unofficial))
## * [[Runtu]] (customized for Russian users (unofficial))
## * [[http://www.sabily.org|Sabily]] (customized for Muslim users (unofficial))
## * [[Gobuntu]] (Ubuntu-base for other free software platforms (historical))

List of releases

Current

Version

Code name

Docs

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 13.10

Saucy Salamander

October 2013

July 2014

Ubuntu 13.04

Raring Ringtail

April 25, 2013

January 2014

Ubuntu 12.10

Quantal Quetzal

Tech / Rel

October 18, 2012

April 2014

Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

Precise Pangolin

Changes

August 23, 2013

April 2017
(for details)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS

Precise Pangolin

Changes

February 14, 2013

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS

Precise Pangolin

Changes

August 24, 2012

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Precise Pangolin

Tech / Rel

April 26, 2012

Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS

Lucid Lynx

Changes

February 16, 2012

May 9, 2013 (Desktop)
April 2015 (Server)
(for details)

Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS

Lucid Lynx

Changes

July 21, 2011

Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS

Lucid Lynx

Changes

February 18, 2011

Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS

Lucid Lynx

Changes

August 17, 2010

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Lucid Lynx

Tech / Rel

April 29, 2010

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

Future

Version

Code name

Docs

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 14.04

Trusty Tahr

April 2014

End of life

Version

Code name

Docs

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 11.10

Oneiric Ocelot

Tech / Rel

October 13, 2011

May 9, 2013

Ubuntu 11.04

Natty Narwhal

Tech / Rel

April 28, 2011

October 28, 2012

Ubuntu 10.10

Maverick Meerkat

Tech / Rel

October 10, 2010

April 10, 2012

Ubuntu 10.04

Lucid Lynx (Desktop)

Changes

February 16, 2012

May 9, 2013

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 8.04.4 LTS

Hardy Heron (Server)

Changes

January 28, 2010

May 9, 2013

Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS

Hardy Heron

Changes

July 16, 2009

Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS

Hardy Heron

Changes

January 22, 2009

Ubuntu 8.04.1 LTS

Hardy Heron

Hardy Heron

July 3, 2008

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

Hardy Heron

Hardy HeronRel

April 24, 2008

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 6.06.2 LTS

Dapper Drake (Server)

January 21, 2008

June 1, 2011

Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS

Dapper Drake

August 10, 2006

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Dapper Drake

Rel

June 1, 2006

Ubuntu 6.06

Dapper Drake (Desktop)

Rel

June 1, 2006

July 14, 2009

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

The content of these old releases has been archived and can be accessed from http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/releases.

Management of releases

Support length

Normal Ubuntu releases are supported for 9 months. LTS releases are supported for 5 years.

Past releases may have different support schedules (for example, normal releases used to be supported for 18 months, while LTS releases used to be supported for 3 years on the desktop and 5 years on the server).

Release cadence

Ubuntu releases every 6 months (see TimeBasedReleases).

Team

See ReleaseTeam

Other Ubuntu flavours

Releases (last edited 2018-11-12 14:20:33 by frank-heimes)