Ubuntu Linux

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Ubuntu Linux is the most popular desktop Linux distribution today, based on Debian Linux. Another popular distro – Linux Mint – is based on Ubuntu.

Current release as of April 2021: Ubuntu Linux 21.04 - Hirsute Hippo.

Long Term Support builds (LTS)

Ubuntu gets a long-term release every 2 years in April. These builds receive the .04 minor version number: 19.04, 20.04 etc

Ubuntu Release Cycle

This is the timeline of recent Ubuntu Release cycles, taken from the official Ubuntu Release Cycles page:

Ubuntu Release Cycles Ubuntu Release Cycles (image credit goes to Ubuntu.com)

Ubuntu Linux versions

Each Ubuntu Linux release receives a codename:

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