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Things You Should Know About Ubuntu 20.04

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Ubuntu 20.04 release is just around the corner and you may have a few questions and doubts regarding upgrades, installation etc.

I hosted some Q&A sessions on various social media channels to answer doubts of readers like you.

I am going to list these common questions about Ubuntu 20.04 with their answers. I hope it helps you clear the doubts you have. And if you still have questions, feel free to ask in the comment section below.

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Ubuntu 20.04: The most exciting new features

  • Ubuntu 20.04: The most exciting new features

    Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) will be unleashed on April 23rd, 2020. The first reports of this new release were mostly focused on a new release of GNOME and a few other aesthetic tweaks, plus a couple of additional performance enhancements.

    But we are talking about Ubuntu, one of the most user-friendly and enterprise-ready desktop Linux distributions on the market. So of course the developers weren't going to settle for having their 28th named release standing as an uneventful occasion. So it should come as no surprise that, in recent days, the news that Ubuntu was going to do something really important for this update came down the pipe.

Ubuntu 20.04: What’s New? [Video]

  • Ubuntu 20.04: What’s New? [Video]

    With the Ubuntu 20.04 release so close I can hear it breathing, I’ve put together a short video to show you the most notable user-visible changes to ship in it.

    Now, fair warning: LTS releases are always a difficult one to cover. The cumulative list of changes from LTS to LTS is huge, but while that list is new to the majority it is old news anyone staked out on an interim releases.

    [...]

    But know this. Ubuntu 20.04 is the most secure, stable, and scalable version of Ubuntu to date. A truly well-crafted OS that delivers a first-class experience whether you’re a software engineer hopping on the latest technologies or a high school student fed up of blue screens and forced updates.

    The Focal Fossa is frickin’ fantastic.

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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Released : Download Now [ ISO]

  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Released : Download Now [ ISO] [Ed: This page is wrong. It has not been formally released yet.]

    Finally, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS has been released and available for the download. Ubuntu 20.04 LTS will be supported for the next five years till April 2025.

Ubuntu 20.04 is right around the corner with many new features

  • Ubuntu 20.04 is right around the corner with many new features

    Ubuntu 20.04 is a long term support (LTS) version of the operating system, meaning that it will be supported for the next 5 years to come. As usual, the new version introduces some features to the benefit of its users – with some features being more exciting than others. One of the more exciting new features is the inclusion of WireGuard – a simple, fast and modern VPN that has the backing of Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux.

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa Release Time[Local Times]

  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa Release Time[Local Times]

    Ubuntu 19.10 Release Time: We all are well aware of the date of the release of the upcoming Long Term Support Ubuntu, the Ubuntu 20.04 code named Focal Fossa. The date is set to April 23, 2020. The day has arrived but wondering about the time of release? Check out the following information.
    Usually, there will be a gathering party by the members of the Canonical, and they release the latest ones during the party. With Eoan Ermine(Ubuntu 19.10)Ubuntu UK(members of Canonical) hosted a Release Party in London that evening from 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm BST(British Standard Time). However, due to the Pandemic situation, we are not sure how Canonical is setting up the release of Ubuntu 20.04, but we are expecting that it will be different from the usual releases and it is not sure.

    The following are the Local Time zone information of the release of Ubuntu 20.04 in various countries. However, due to the unforeseen situations, the information provided is tentative!

What’s New in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS “Focal Fossa”

  • What’s New in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS “Focal Fossa”

    Canonical released Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on April 23, 2020. This Long Term Support release includes a shiny new desktop theme and dark mode. Under the hood, you’ll find an upgraded Linux kernel and a new way of installing applications. It’s Spring, so that means a new Ubuntu is in the air. This time it’s Ubuntu 20.04, code-named Focal Fossa after the cat-like critter from Madagascar. This is a Long Term Support (LTS) release, meaning it’ll be furnished with software patches and security fixes for the next 5 years. Non-LTS releases are only supported for 9 months.

Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS 'Focal Fossa' now available for download

  • Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS 'Focal Fossa' now available for download

    There are many desktop Linux distributions these days, but only a handful are significant enough to cause widespread excitement. None have the mainstream attention that Ubuntu does, however -- it is undoubtedly the most popular desktop Linux-based operating system on the planet. Hell, what other distro got mentioned on the wildly popular TV show The Big Bang Theory?

    But why is Ubuntu so popular? Despite what some critics may say, Ubuntu's popularity and admiration are absolutely warranted -- there's a reason the distro has been trusted by so many people over the years. Not only is the operating system beautiful, easy to use, and very stable, but there are countless packages and repos available for it, making it a wise choice for both beginners and experts alike. Not to mention, it has a very large online community, making it is easy to find help if needed. Plus, these days, it uses the overall best desktop environment -- GNOME.

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