Category Archives: Release

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) reaches End Of Life on July 22 2021

Ubuntu announced its 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) release almost 9 months ago, on October 22, 2020, and its support period is now nearing its end. Ubuntu 20.10 will reach end of life on July 22, 2021. At that time, Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include information or updated packages for Ubuntu 20.10. The supported upgrade […]

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) released

Ubuntu 21.04, codenamed “Hirsute Hippo”, is here. This release continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, partnering with the community and our partners, to introduce new features and fix bugs. Ubuntu Desktop 21.04 […]

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Final Beta released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the Beta release of the Ubuntu 21.04 Desktop, Server, and Cloud products. 21.04, codenamed “Hirsute Hippo”, continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features […]

Extended Security Maintenance for Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) begins April 30 2021

Ubuntu announced its 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) release almost 5 years ago, on April 21, 2016. As with the earlier LTS releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 5 years. The standard support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will transition to Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) […]

Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, and Cloud products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. Like previous LTS series, 20.04.2 includes hardware enablement stacks for use on newer hardware. This support is offered on all architectures. Ubuntu Server […]