What is Ubuntu PC OS? - Explained


1. What is Ubuntu PC OS?

Ubuntu PC OS is an operating system developed by using the Linux kernel which is made to used in the personal computers who wants to use a free and open source operating system with a graphical user interface.

Ubuntu does have wide range of products and features into the operating system, and many open source software applications which could deliver more or less the same features which are available in Microsoft Windows OS and Mac OS.

2. Versions of Ubuntu PC OS

The first release of the Ubuntu PC OS was released under the version code of 4.10 on 20th October 2004.

Ubuntu PC OS Version CodeCode NameRelease datePublic support untilInitial Kernel version
4.10Warty Warthog2004-10-202006-04-302.6.8
5.04Hoary Hedgehog2005-04-082006-10-312.6.10
5.10Breezy Badger2005-10-132007-04-132.6.12
6.06 LTSDapper Drake2006-06-012009-07-142.6.15
6.10Edgy Eft2006-10-262008-04-252.6.17
7.04Feisty Fawn2007-04-192008-10-192.6.20
7.10Gutsy Gibbon2007-10-182009-04-182.6.22
8.04 LTSHardy Heron2008-04-242011-05-122.6.24
8.10Intrepid Ibex2008-10-302010-04-302.6.27
9.04Jaunty Jackalope2009-04-232010-10-232.6.28
9.10Karmic Koala2009-10-292011-04-302.6.31
10.04 LTSLucid Lynx2010-04-292013-05-092.6.32
10.10Maverick Meerkat2010-10-102012-04-102.6.35
11.04Natty Narwhal2011-04-282012-10-282.6.38
11.10Oneiric Ocelot2011-10-132013-05-093.0
12.04 LTSPrecise Pangolin2012-04-262017-04-283.2
12.10Quantal Quetzal2012-10-182014-05-163.5
13.04Raring Ringtail2013-04-252014-01-273.8
13.10Saucy Salamander2013-10-172014-07-173.11
14.04 LTSTrusty Tahr2014-04-172019-043.13
14.10Utopic Unicorn2014-10-232015-07-233.16
15.04Vivid Vervet2015-04-232016-02-043.19
15.10Wily Werewolf2015-10-222016-07-284.2
16.04 LTSXenial Xerus2016-04-212021-044.4
16.10Yakkety Yak2016-10-132017-07-204.8
17.04Zesty Zapus2017-04-132018-01-134.10
17.10Artful Aardvark2017-10-192018-07-194.13
18.04 LTSBionic Beaver2018-04-262028-044.15
18.10Cosmic Cuttlefish2018-10-182019-074.18
19.04Disco Dingo2019-04-182020-01TBA