Ubuntu 22.04 Release Date, New Features & Download Links


Ubuntu 22.04 will be the upcoming Long Term Support release from Canonical. It is codenamed “Jammy Jellyfish” and will be supported until 2032, including Extended Security Maintenance (ESM). This release would be the 36th release since 2004.

Canonical started Ubuntu 22.04 development in October 2021 and is expected to go all the way to April 2022, which is its usual month for releasing xx.04 releases.

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) Release Date

Key events in Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish release:

Feature Freeze: February 24, 2022
User Interface Freeze: March 17, 2022
Beta Freeze: March 28, 2022
Ubuntu 22.04 Beta Release: March 31, 2022
Ubuntu 22.04 RC Release: April 14, 2022

Finally, Ubuntu 22.04 will be released on April 21, 2022.

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS New Features

Ubuntu 22.04 release includes PHP 8.1, Python 3.1, GNOME 42, Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS, and an updated theme.

Try Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Daily Build

You can download the daily build below if you want to check the Ubuntu 22.04 development.

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Daily Build

Daily builds are not stable and will have issues and bugs, which may not suit everyone. However, to get your hands dirty with the new release safely, you can download VM images to try it on VirtualBox or VMware workstation.

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