Ubuntu team has released Ubuntu 20.04.1 which contains bug fixes for packages, performance tweaks, and security patches. These fixes aim to reduce the amount of time required to update new installations. According to the announcement, the release of Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS is for its desktop, server, and cloud products, as well as other flavors of Ubuntu with long-term support. The first Ubuntu 20.04 LTS point release is ready to download.
How to upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04?
The 8th long-term support version of Ubuntu Linux, 20.04 LTS launched on April 23rd of 2020. The very early stages of development versions of 20.04 LTS will be very similar to the previous version, 19.10. Now, this latest release of Ubuntu has many bug fixes, updated installation media, security updates and corrections for other high-impact bugs, with a focus on maintaining stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
With this release, it is possible to upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS directly. Download Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. You can download the Ubuntu 20.04.1 ISO images from the Ubuntu release server page. Alternatively, you can download the Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS torrent. You can see also the upgrades in Ubuntu 20.04.1.
What is the latest version of Ubuntu?
The latest LTS version of Ubuntu is 22.04, also known as "Jammy Jellyfish" and it was released on 21 April 2022. Ubuntu 22.04 will be supported until 2027.
What are the system requirements for Ubuntu?
The latest version of Ubuntu's system requirements are:
- 2 GHz dual-core processor or better
- 4 GB system memory
- 25 GB of free hard drive space
- Internet access is helpful
- Either a DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media
Can Ubuntu run on older hardware?
If you have the above requirements, you can run Ubuntu. We do not recommend using the latest version of Ubuntu for older hardware, but you can try older versions of Ubuntu.
Can I run Ubuntu on a virtual machine?
Yes, you can install and use Ubuntu in virtual machines like VMWare or VirtualBox.
How do I enable Ubuntu on Windows 10?
To enable Ubuntu on Windows 10, you should be using at least Windows build 1709. Then you should enable Windows Subsystem for Linux from the Windows Features interface. Now you can download and install Ubuntu from Microsoft Store.
Can Ubuntu be installed on a virtual machine?
Yes, Ubuntu can be installed on a virtual machine. A virtual machine (VM) allows you to run an operating system within another operating system. This means that you can install Ubuntu on a virtual machine and run it on top of your current operating system, without the need to replace it or partition your hard drive. To install Ubuntu on VMWare, you can refer to our article: How to create VM and install a Linux distro on VMWare Workstation