Ubuntu 24.04 promises stability until 2036

Ubuntu 24.04, nicknamed “Noble Numbat”, was released on April 25, 2024. Its special feature is the name suffix “LTS” (Long time support), which means that Ubuntu manufacturer Canonical is committed to maintaining this version for a very long time. Canonical has just extended this extended maintenance period from ten to “at least” twelve years (for […]

Ubuntu 23.04 appears with new installer

Ubuntu 23.04 with the nickname “Lunar Lobster” was released on schedule on April 22, 2023. For the first time, the new installer is used on the desktop.

Ubuntu 22.10: fresh Gnome and the comeback of the Unity desktop

Ubuntu 22.10, nicknamed “Kinetic Kudo” and released on time on October 20, 2022, looks like a pure rejuvenation cure compared to the long-term (LTS) version 22.04 released six months ago. For example, the new audio platform Pipewire is on board for the first time in Ubuntu, and the Gnome desktop is finally up to date […]

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS is out

Ubuntu 22.04, nicknamed “Jammy Jellyfish”, has been released as planned on April 21, 2022 as the third LTS version with the Gnome desktop since Unity was discontinued. While the official blog post from Ubuntu sponsor Canonical mainly refers to server and IOT versions, the still popular Ubuntu desktop has also got a new release including […]

Ubuntu 21.10 is out, bringing Gnome 40 and transitioning to a Firefox Snap

As scheduled on October 21, 2021, Canonical has released version 21.10, nicknamed “Impish Indri”, of Ubuntu. This is the first time the popular Linux distribution brings the heavily revised version 40 of the Gnome desktop to the screen. This Gnome version already appeared in March 2021, but did not make it into Ubuntu 21.04. The […]