Using Ubuntu Linux/Master List of Ubuntu Releases
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Using Ubuntu Linux/Master List of Ubuntu Releases

Ubuntu releases new variations each six months, and at all times helps them for at the least 18 months with each day safety fixes and patches to crucial bugs. Some releases are designated as Lengthy Time period Help (LTS) variations, which have three years help for the desktop and 5 years for the server editions. It’s meant that new LTS variations shall be launched each two years.

The latest normal model, Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), was launched on October 22, 2015.

The latest LTS model, Ubuntu 16.04 (Wily Werewolf), was launched on April 21, 2016

The following model of Ubuntu, Ubuntu 16.10, shall be referred to as Yakkety Yak.

Every completed launch has each a code title and a model quantity. The model quantity is predicated on the 12 months and month of launch. For instance, the very first “secure” launch of Ubuntu (versus growth variations), Ubuntu 4.10, was launched on October 20, 2004.[1]

Releases are timed to be roughly one month after GNOME releases, that are in flip about one month after releases of X.org. Consequently, each Ubuntu launch comes with a more moderen model of each GNOME and X.

The preliminary obtain and set up of Ubuntu is after all freed from cost. Along with the free updates, and help from the ubuntu neighborhood, and this information, there are a variety of different books about Ubuntu Linux, and paid technical help is obtainable from Canonical Ltd.[2]

Model Code title Testing title Launch date Supported till Options and Adjustments
4.10 Warty Warthog Sounder 2004-10-20[3] 2006-04-30[4] ShipIt
5.04 Hoary Hedgehog Array 2005-04-08[5] 2006-10-31[6] Replace Supervisor; Improve Notifier; readahead; grepmap; laptop computer droop, hibernate and standby; dynamic frequency scaling; Ubuntu {hardware} database; Kickstart; set up from USB units; UTF-Eight by default; APT authentication
5.10 Breezy Badger Colony 2005-10-13[7][8] 2007-04-13[9] Usplash (graphical boot sequence); “Add/Take away…” software instrument; language selector; logical quantity administration help; Hewlett-Packard printer help; OEM installer help; Launchpad integration
6.06 LTS Dapper Drake Flight 2006-06-01[10][11] 2009-06 (desktops) Lengthy Time period Help (LTS) launch. LiveCD and Set up CD merged onto one disc; Ubiquity graphical installer on LiveCD; Usplash on shutdowns; Community Supervisor for straightforward switching of a number of wired and wi-fi connections; ‘Humanlooks’ theme applied utilizing Tango tips, based mostly on Clearlooks and that includes orange colors as an alternative of brown; LAMP set up possibility; set up to USB units; GDebi graphical installer for package deal information
2011-06 (servers)
6.10 Edgy Eft Knot 2006-10-26[12][13] 2008-04 Ubuntu ‘Human’ theme closely modified; Upstart; automated crash reviews (Apport); Tomboy notetaking software; F-spot photograph supervisor
7.04 Feisty Fawn Herd 2007-04-19[14] 2008-10 Migration assistant; Kernel-based Digital Machine help; straightforward codec and restricted drivers set up; Compiz desktop results; Wi-Fi Protected Entry help; PowerPC help dropped; Sudoku and chess video games added; ‘baobab’ disk utilization analyzer added; GNOME Management Heart; Zeroconf for a lot of units
7.10 Gutsy Gibbon Tribe 2007-10-18[15][16] 2009-04 Compiz Fusion by default;[17]AppArmor safety framework;[18] quick desktop search;[19]quick person switching;[19] enhancements in plug-in dealing with for Mozilla Firefox (Ubufox);[20] graphical configuration instrument for X.org;[20] a revamped printing system with PDF printing by default[20]
8.04 LTS Hardy Heron[21] Alpha 2008-04-24[22] 2011-04 (desktops) Lengthy Time period Help (LTS) launch;[23][24] Deliberate options embody: revamped theme and art work, higher Tango compliance[25]; robustness; compiz usability enhancements; tracker integration[26]
2013-04 (servers)
8.10 Intrepid Ibex[27] 2008-10-30[28] 2010-04 Enhancements to cell computing and desktop scalability, elevated flexibility for web connectivity, an Ubuntu Reside USB creator and a visitor account.
9.04 Jaunty Jackalope[29] 2009-04-23[30] 2010-10 Quicker boot time, integration of internet companies and functions into the desktop interface, a brand new usplash display screen, a brand new login display screen and likewise help for each Wacom (hotplugging) and netbooks.
9.10 Karmic Koala[31] 2009-10-29[32] 2011-04 A brand new set of boot up and shutdown splash screens, a brand new login display screen that transitions seamlessly into the desktop, and tremendously improved efficiency on Intel graphics chipsets.
10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx[33] 2010-04-29[34] 2013-05-09 (desktop)[35] LTS model; improved help for Nvidia proprietary graphics drivers; Plymouth launched for boot animations; GIMP changed by F-Spot; built-in interfaces for posting to social networks; new theme with new logos: Mild.[36]
2015-04-30 (server)[37]
10.10 Maverick Meerkat[38] 2010-10-10[39] 2012-04-10[40] Unity interface for Netbook Version; Shotwell set as default photograph supervisor; potential to buy functions within the Software program Heart; Ubuntu Font used because the default font.[41]
11.04 Natty Narwhal[42] 2011-04-28[43] 2012-10-28[44] Unity set as default person interface; Banshee set at default music participant; contains Firefox 4; LibreOffice replaces OpenOffice.org; OpenStack cloud computing platform included; Ubuntu Netbook Version merged into desktop version.[45]
11.10 Oneiric Ocelot[46] 2011-10-13[47] 2013-05-09[48] Features a 2D model of Unity; placement of the Ubuntu button on the Launcher; auto-hiding of the window controls and world menu of maximized home windows; introduction of extra transparency into Sprint and Panel when Sprint opens; window controls for Sprint; PiTiVi, Laptop Janitor and Synaptic package deal supervisor faraway from ISO; Mozilla Thunderbird replaces Evolution.[49]
12.04 LTS Exact Pangolin[50] 2012-04-26[51] 2017-04-26[52] LTS launch; quicker startup time for Ubuntu Software program Heart; refinements to Unity; Banshee media participant changed with Rhythmbox; dropped Tomboy and supporting Mono framework; window dodge characteristic faraway from Unity launcher; new head-up show (HUD) characteristic permits hotkey trying to find software menu objects from the keyboard; IPv6 privateness extensions turned on by default.[53]
12.10 Quantal Quetzal[54] 2012-10-18[55] 2014-05-16[56] Improved boot up sequence and log-in display screen, dropping Unity 2D in favor of decrease {hardware} necessities for Unity 3D; wrap round dialogs and toolbars for HUD; “vanilla” model of Gnome-Shell included as an possibility; GNOME 3.6; Python 3; 3.5 Linux kernel; Python 3; PAE switched on by default; new mixed person, session and system menu; Ubuntu Net Apps; Nautilus 3.Four set as file supervisor; Unity contains searches of Amazon.com.[57]
13.04 Raring Ringtail[58] 2013-04-25[59] 2014-01-27[60] Wubi dropped attributable to incompatibility.[61]
13.10 Saucy Salamander[62] 2013-10-17[63] 2014-07-17[64] Bug fixes solely.[65]
14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr[66] 2014-04-17[67] 2019-04[68] LTS launch; potential to show off world menu system; regionally built-in menus; retention of Xorg; Unity Eight builders’ preview; new cell functions; redesigned USB Begin-Up Disk Creator instrument; new forked model of the GNOME Management Heart, referred to as the Unity Management Heart; default SSD TRIM help.[69]
14.10 Utopic Unicorn[70] 2014-10-23[71] 2015-07-23[72] Minor updates to kernel and Unity; full kernel tackle house structure randomization utilized to kernel and its modules; closure of a lot of data leaks in /proc; ‘high quality enhancements’.[73]
15.04 Vivid Vervet[74] 2015-04-23[75] 2016-02-04[76] Systemd replaces Upstart; regionally built-in menus.[77]
15.10 Wily Werewolf[78] 2015-10-22[79] 2016-07[80] Disappearing window edge scrollbars not obtainable.[81]
16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus[82] 2016-04-21[83] 2021-04[84] Choice for Unity 8; help for Ceph and ZFS filesystems , LXD hypervisor (utilizing seccomp) for OpenStack, and Snappy packages; makes use of systemd as an alternative of Upstart as its init system; Ubuntu Software program Centre changed by GNOME Software program; Empathy and Brasero faraway from ISO; on-line sprint search outcomes disabled by default in Unity 7; help not obtainable for AMD Catalyst (fglrx) driver for AMD/ATI graphics playing cards.[85]
16.10 Yakkety Yak[86] 2016-10-20[87] 2017-07[88] Options and adjustments not mentioned but.

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