Latest version – 18.04.1 LTS

The links below are for the current 18.04.1 LTS release, Bionic Beaver. You can find more details on this point release here.

It’s better to use the (magnet) link first (auto-verified downloads).

 Note: make sure to verify the integrity (md5sums) of your downloads and that they come from an official source. More info here.

About the architectures:

  • 32-bit version, suitable for almost all PCs. Choose this if unsure.
  • 64-bit version for Intel or AMD computers. You may need a 32-bit ISO, for PCs older than 2007.
  • PowerPC version for Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5 and IBM OpenPower. LTS only.
  • Mac64 version for Intel Macs, 2006 and beyond. After 14.04, use 64-bit version.

Raspberry Pi 2 & 3 (16.04)

This image was created using the Ubuntu Pi Flavour Maker. We have done what we can to optimise the builds for the Raspberry Pi 2 but microSDHC I/O throughput is a bottleneck so we recommend that you use a Class 6 or Class 10 microSDHC card. More information here.

Version 16.04.5 LTS

Former LTS version. Note: some versions, like PowerPC or Alternate, may be older releases.

Version 14.04.5 LTS

Former LTS version, 14.04.5 for Desktop edition and 14.04.1 for Alternate and Mac installers.

Release cycle (and other downloads)

  • Previous releases are here (being updated).
  • Advanced: for lowest system requirements, visit this page.
  • Development: for bleeding-edge releases, please see Testing.