Jammy Jellyfish Release Notes

Draft Jammy Jellyfish Release Notes

Introduction

These release notes for Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish) provide an overview of the release and document the known issues with Ubuntu and its flavours.

Support lifespan

Maintenance updates will be provided for 5 years until April 2027 for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Cloud, and Ubuntu Core. All the remaining flavours will be supported for 3 years. Additional security support is available with ESM (Extended Security Maintenance).

New features in 22.04

Updated Packages

Linux kernel :penguin:

tbc

Toolchain Upgrades :hammer_and_wrench:

Probably mention :snake: Python and :gem: ruby and :dromedary_camel: perl and PHP.

Security Improvements :lock:

nftables is now the default backend for the firewall.

Ubuntu Desktop

tbc

GNOME :footprints:

New things here!

Updated Applications

  • Firefox :fire::fox_face:
  • LibreOffice :books:
  • Thunderbird :cloud_with_lightning::bird:

Updated Subsystems

  • PulseAudio
  • BlueZ
  • NetworkManager
  • etc

Ubuntu Server

Noteworthy changes

Nothing yet.

OpenStack

tbc

Kubernetes

tbc

Platforms

Cloud Images :cloud:

tbc

Raspberry Pi :strawberry:

tbc

s390x

tbc

Known Issues

As is to be expected, with any release, there are some significant known bugs that users may run into with this release of Ubuntu. The ones we know about at this point (and some of the workarounds), are documented here so you don’t need to spend time reporting these bugs again:

Linux kernel

Nothing yet.

Ubuntu Desktop

Nothing yet.

Ubuntu Server

Nothing yet.

Platforms

Cloud Images

Nothing yet.

Raspberry Pi

Nothing yet.

s390X

Nothing yet.

Official flavours

The release notes for the official flavours can be found at the following links:

More information

Reporting bugs

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