Noble Numbat Release Schedule

Ubuntu Noble Numbat Release Schedule

Week Date (Thursday) 24.04 events
October 2023
1 October 26 Toolchain Uploaded
November 2023
2 November 02
3 November 09
4 November 16
5 November 23
6 November 30
December 2023
7 December 07
8 December 14
9 December 21
10 December 28 Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)
January 2024
11 January 04
12 January 11
13 January 18
14 January 25
February 2024
15 February 01
16 February 08
17 February 15
18 February 22 22.04.4
19 February 29 Feature Freeze, Debian Import Freeze
March 2024
20 March 07 Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)
21 March 14
22 March 21 User Interface Freeze
23 March 28 Documentation String Freeze, Kernel Feature Freeze
April 2024
24 April 01 (Monday) Hardware Enablement Freeze
April 04
25 April 08 Beta Freeze
April 11 Beta (mandatory, delayed), Kernel Freeze, Non Language Pack Translation Deadline
26 April 18 Final Freeze, Release Candidate, Language Pack Translation Deadline
27 April 25 Final Release
August 2024
41 August 01
42 August 08
43 August 15 24.04.1 Point Release
44 August 22
45 August 29

Planned and potentially disruptive archive-wide activities

If you’re planning a change that might have a disruptive effect on the archive - e.g. transitions or switches of important defaults (such as compiler versions) - list it here.

Week Date (Thursday) Planned activity
October 2023
1 October 26
November 2023
2 November 02 Python 3.12 as supported Python3 version
3 November 09
4 November 16
5 November 23
6 November 30
December 2023
7 December 07
8 December 14
9 December 21 binutils 2.42
10 December 28
January 2024
11 January 04 ruby 3.2
12 January 11
13 January 18 PHP 8.3 transition
14 January 25 Python 3.12 as default version
February 2024
15 February 01 glibc 2.39 in -proposed, glib 2.79 in proposed
16 February 08
17 February 15 GNOME 46 Beta
18 February 22 64-bit time_t (est) / Go 1.22 as default / GCC 14 as non-default/Java 21 as default
19 February 29
March 2024
20 March 07
21 March 14
22 March 21 GNOME 46.0
23 March 28 LLVM 18 as default
April 2024
24 April 04
25 April 11
26 April 18
27 April 25

Ubuntu Noble N Release Task Signup Sheet

This signup sheet is to be used for planning release milestone tasks.

The Alpha and Beta 1 milestones have been replaced with Testing Weeks, which are organized ad hoc at this point.

Milestone Date Image (cdimage) Engineering Checklist Tracking Announcement Email
Feature Freeze n/a utkarsh utkarsh
UI Freeze n/a n/a utkarsh
Doc String Freeze n/a n/a utkarsh
24.04 Beta sil2100 bdmurray bdmurray
Final Freeze paride paride
24.04 Release April 25 2024 utkarsh utkarsh

When the archive is frozen, all members of the release team are expected to participate in bug fix reviews.

After Feature Freeze, all members of the release team are expected to participate in Feature Freeze Exception reviews in their particular area of expertise.

After Final Beta, all members of the release team are expected to participate in Bug fix reviews in their particular area of expertise.

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