Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, codenamed “Jammy Jellyfish”, 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, together
with the community and our partners, to introduce new features and fix bugs.
Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 LTS gains significant usability, battery and performance
improvements with GNOME 42. It features GNOME power profiles and streamlined
workspace transitions alongside significant optimisations which can double
the desktop frame rate on Intel and Raspberry Pi graphics drivers.
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS is the first LTS release where the entire recent Raspberry
Pi device portfolio is supported, from the new Raspberry Pi Zero 2W to the
Raspberry Pi 4. Ubuntu 22.04 LTS adds Rust for memory-safe systems-level
programming. It also moves to OpenSSL v3, with new cryptographic algorithms
for elevated security.
For the fashion-conscious, Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 LTS offers ten different
accent colours, applied to both the dark and light variants of the Yaru
theme, as well as the widest selection of community wallpapers to date.
The newest Ubuntu Budgie, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE,
UbuntuStudio, and Xubuntu are also being released today. More details
can be found for these at their individual release notes under the
Official Flavours section:
Maintenance updates will be provided for 5 years 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).
To get Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
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Users of Ubuntu 21.10 will soon be offered an automatic upgrade to 22.04.
Users of 20.04 LTS will be offered the automatic upgrade when 22.04.1
LTS is released, which is scheduled for the 4th of August.
For further information about upgrading, see:
As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are entirely free of
We recommend that all users read the release notes, which document
caveats, workarounds for known issues, as well as more in-depth
information on the release itself. They are available at:
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Łukasz ‘sil2100’ Zemczak