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Infographic: Ubuntu from 2004 to 20.04 LTS

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Today, the first point release of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS went live! To celebrate, we wanted to share how Ubuntu has evolved since the first release in 2004 to where we are today with 20.04. Thanks to those in the community and our users for your contributions and joining us on this journey. Upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS now!

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Also: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (Focal Fossa) Released, Available for Download Now

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Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Released, Available to Download Now

This Infographic Plots Ubuntu’s Progress from 2004 to 20.04

  • This Infographic Plots Ubuntu’s Progress from 2004 to 20.04

    The overriding theme of their visual data-dump is “Ubuntu from 2004 to 20.04” (see what they did there?) and, accordingly, comes chockfull of stats, facts, and other trivia about the OS, the project, and its achievements in the years until now.

    “Such as,” you ask?

    Well, its bangin’ security for one...

Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Released With The Latest Fixes

  • Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Released With The Latest Fixes

    For those that prefer waiting until the first point release of a new Ubuntu Long Term Support series before upgrading, Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS is out with the latest bug and security fixes for the "Focal Fossa" release.

    The slightly delayed Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS is now shipping with various bug/security fixes. Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS doesn't bring any major kernel upgrade or hardware enablement stack for that matter but won't come until Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS after Ubuntu 20.10 has already shipped.

Ubuntu Unity 20.04.1 Launches with Nemo as Default File Manager

  • Ubuntu Unity 20.04.1 Launches with Nemo as Default File Manager, Timeshift Backup Tool

    Even if it’s not yet an official Ubuntu flavor, Ubuntu Unity wants to stay close to the release cycle of the upstream Ubuntu operating system. This remix uses Canonical’s good old Unity desktop as default environment on top of the stable Ubuntu base.

    Ubuntu Unity 20.04 was launched about three months ago, based on the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) operating system series. Today, it sees the general availability of the first point release, Ubuntu Unity 20.04.1, based on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS and packed with various improvements and bug fixes.

Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS released

  • Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS released
  • Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS released

    The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, and Cloud products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support.

    As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to be downloaded after installation. These include security updates and corrections for other high-impact bugs, with a focus on maintaining stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Available Now

  • Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Available Now

    Updated CD images are provided with this release, including fixes for some installation bugs. (Many installation problems are hardware-specific; for those, see “Hardware support bugs” below.)

Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS out now opening LTS upgrade path

  • Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS out now opening LTS upgrade path

    Canonical has announced the release of Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS for its Desktop, Server, and Cloud products as well as other Ubuntu flavours with long-term support. Additionally, those still running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will now be offered the upgrade inside the Update Manager. As with other point releases, Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS comes with all the latest security patches from preceding months, saving time post-installation.

    When Ubuntu 20.04 LTS was released back in April, those on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS were not offered the update right away because Canonical wanted to let the new release mature a bit. Long-term support editions of Ubuntu are supported for at least five years so they’re preferred in production environments so stability is a very important factor.

The First Point Release of Ubuntu 20.04 Available to Download

  • The First Point Release of Ubuntu 20.04 Available to Download

    Ubuntu 20.04.1, the first point release for the LTS, was released. ISO images and upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 are available.

    This point release DO NOT contain updated Kernel and X stack. It contains various bug fixes to installation, upgrade, desktop, server and cloud, and Kernel and hardware support updates. See change summary.

Ubuntu 20.04.1: The First Point Release of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

  • Ubuntu 20.04.1: The First Point Release of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is Now Available To Download

    This could be confusing if you are new to Ubuntu. Ubuntu 20.04 long term support (LTS) version was released in April this year.

    Since a LTS release is supported for five years, providing the same installation media (ISO) for five years won’t be a wise thing to do.

    Imagine trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 in 2022. You’ll have a huge list of system updates, security updates, software updates and bug fixes to install right after you have a fresh install of Ubuntu.

    Installing several GB of update data can be avoided thanks to these point release.

    The Ubuntu team refreshes the ISO of Ubuntu 20.04 with all the bug fixes and important updates released since April 2020. There will be up to 5 more point releases for Ubuntu 20.04 in the future.

First Point Version Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Arrives With A Lot Of Bug

  • First Point Version Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Arrives With A Lot Of Bug Fixes

    After the rescheduling of the point release date of Ubuntu 20.04 and 18.04, the Ubuntu team has finally released the Ubuntu 20.04.1. This is the first point release for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, which arrived on 23 April 2020 with a number of new features and enhancements.

    Additionally, the team has also announced a point version of seven official Ubuntu flavors. It includes Kubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, Ubuntu Budgie 20.04.1 LTS, Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 LTS, Lubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, Ubuntu Kylin 20.04.1 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 20.04.1 LTS, and Xubuntu 20.04.1 LTS.

    Being a long-term version, Ubuntu 20.04 along with its other variant for Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core will be supported for five years until 2025. However, you can also extend its security support through ESM (Extended Security Maintenance) at the cost of money.

Kubuntu 20.04.1 has been released today, featuring the beautiful

  • Kubuntu 20.04.1 has been released today, featuring the beautiful KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS

    The Kubuntu Team is happy to announce that Kubuntu 20.04.1 LTS “point release” is available today, featuring the beautiful KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS: simple by default, powerful when needed.

    As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to be downloaded after installation. These include security updates and corrections for other high-impact bugs, with a focus on maintaining stability and compatibility with Kubuntu 20.04 LTS.

Ubuntu Linux 20.04's first point release arrives

  • Ubuntu Linux 20.04's first point release arrives

    As always, this point release includes many updates and security patches. Indeed, it's mostly a roll-up of existing bug fixes, app updates, performance tweaks, and security patches. Simultaneously, it maintains stability and compatibility with its parent distribution, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. It doesn't have any major Linux kernel or hardware upgrades. For that, you must wait for Ubuntu 20.04.2, which I expect will be released in early 2021.

    With this release, users who are still running the last long-term version, Ubuntu 18.04, now have an easy, one-step upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04. Most 18.04 users will probably have already seen an announcement letting them know they can smoothly update from one to the other.

UbuntuDDE Remix 20.04.1 Released, Available For Download Now

  • UbuntuDDE Remix 20.04.1 Released, Available For Download Now

    Following the first point release of the upstream Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, UbuntuDDE lead developer Arun Kumar Pariyar has also announced the point release of UbuntuDDE Remix 20.04.

    For those who don’t know, UbuntuDDE is a brand new unofficial flavor of Ubuntu, which arrived in April this year and launched its first-ever long-term version 20.04. It blends the power of Ubuntu Linux and the most beautiful Deepin desktop.

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