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[HostHum.com] Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Long Term Support), codenamed “Jammy Jellyfish”, is here. This release packs lots of new features to give users a better experience and performance.

Ubuntu 22.04 is an LTS release, so users will get support and security updates till April 2027. However, if you have extended support from Canonical, the support extends to 2032.

Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 LTS gains significant usability, battery and performance improvements with GNOME 42. It features GNOME power profiles and streamlined workspace transitions alongside significant optimisations which can double the desktop frame rate on Intel and Raspberry Pi graphics drivers.

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS is the first LTS release where the entire recent Raspberry Pi device portfolio is supported, from the new Raspberry Pi Zero 2W to the Raspberry Pi 4. Ubuntu 22.04 LTS adds Rust for memory-safe systems-level programming. It also moves to OpenSSL v3, with new cryptographic algorithms for elevated security.

For the fashion-conscious, Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 LTS offers ten different accent colours, applied to both the dark and light variants of the Yaru theme, as well as the widest selection of community wallpapers to date.

The newest Ubuntu Budgie, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, UbuntuStudio, and Xubuntu are also being released today. More details can be found for these at their individual release notes under the Official Flavours section:

https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/jammy-jellyfish-release-notes/

Maintenance updates will be provided for 5 years for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Cloud and Ubuntu Core. All the remaining flavours will be supported for 3 years. Additional security support is available with ESM (Extended Security Maintenance).

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