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||Ubuntu 8.10||[:IntrepidIbex: Intrepid Ibex]|| Planned for October 2008 || April 2010 || ||Ubuntu 8.10||[[IntrepidIbex| Intrepid Ibex]]|| Planned for October 2008 || April 2010 ||
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||Ubuntu 8.04 LTS||[:HardyHeron: Hardy Heron]||[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-April/000111.html April 24 2008]||Server: April 2013[[BR]]Desktop: April 2011 ||
||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 6.06.2 LTS[[BR]]~-Maintenance release-~||<|3>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-~||
||Ubuntu 8.04 LTS||[[HardyHeron| Hardy Heron]]||[[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2008-April/000111.html|April 24 2008]]||Server: April 2013<<BR>>Desktop: April 2011 ||
||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 6.06.2 LTS<<BR>>~-Maintenance release-~||<|3>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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Release announcements are posted on the [https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/ ubuntu-announce mailing list]. Release announcements are posted on the [[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/|ubuntu-announce mailing list]].
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||Ubuntu 6.10||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||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||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||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]||
||Ubuntu 6.10||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||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||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||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]]||
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 * ["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)
 * [[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)

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

Intrepid Ibex

Planned for October 2008

April 2010

Stable

Version

Code name

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

Hardy Heron

April 24 2008

Server: April 2013
Desktop: April 2011

Ubuntu 7.10

Gutsy Gibbon

October 18 2007

April 2009

Ubuntu 7.04

Feisty Fawn

April 19 2007

October 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)

Version

Code name

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 6.10

Edgy Eft

October 26 2006

April 2008

Ubuntu 5.10

Breezy Badger

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)

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

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