Releases

Revision 78 as of 2010-06-02 18:31:26

Clear message

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 (see TimeBasedReleases).

Development (future) releases

Version

Code name

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 10.10

Maverick Meerkat

October 10 2010

April 2012

Stable

Version

Code name

Release date

End of life date

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Lucid Lynx

April 29 2010

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

Ubuntu 9.10

Karmic Koala

October 29 2009

April 2011

Ubuntu 9.04

Jaunty Jackalope

April 23 2009

October 2010

Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS

Hardy Heron

January 28 2010

April 2011 (Desktop)
April 2013 (Server)

Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS

July 16 2009

Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS

January 22 2009

Ubuntu 8.04.1 LTS

July 3 2008

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

April 24 2008

Ubuntu 6.06.2 LTS

Dapper Drake

January 21 2008

June 2011 (Server)

Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS

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))

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

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

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