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||Ubuntu 8.10||[HardyHeron Hardy Heron]|| Planned for October 2008 || Server: April 2013, Desktop: April 2011||
||Ubuntu 8.04||[GutsyGibbon Gutsy Gibbon]|| Planned for April 2008 || October 2009 ||
||Ubuntu 8.10||[:IntrepidIbex: Intrepid Ibex]|| Planned for October 2008 || April 2010 ||
||Ubuntu 8.04 LTS||[:HardyHeron: Hardy Heron]|| Planned for April 2008 || Server: April 2013, Desktop: April 2011 ||

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 8.10

[:IntrepidIbex: Intrepid Ibex]

Planned for October 2008

April 2010

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

[:HardyHeron: Hardy Heron]

Planned for April 2008

Server: April 2013, Desktop: April 2011

Stable

Version

Code name

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 7.10

Gutsy Gibbon

[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2007-October/000105.html October 18 2007]

April 2009

Ubuntu 7.04

Feisty Fawn

[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2007-April/000102.html April 19 2007]

October 2008

Ubuntu 6.10

Edgy Eft

[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2006-October/000093.html October 26 2006]

April 2008

Ubuntu 6.06.2 LTSBRMaintenance release

Dapper Drake

[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-January/000107.html January 21 2008]

June 2009 (Desktop)BRJune 2011 (Server)

Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTSBRMaintenance 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

Release announcements are posted on the [https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/ 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)
  • ["Gobuntu"] (Ubuntu-base for other free software platforms)

And perhaps in the future:

  • GrumpyGroundhog (an Ubuntu-derived distribution containing a "crack-of-the-day" set of packages)

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