Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS Released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, and Cloud products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support.

As usual, this point release includes many updates and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to be downloaded after installation. These include security updates and corrections for other high-severity bugs, with a focus on maintaining stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.

22.04.4 also includes a new arm64+largemem ISO for ARM servers which provides a 64k page size kernel. This can increase throughput at the cost of higher memory usage. See here for more details:

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https://ubuntu.com/server/docs/choosing-between-the-arm64-and-arm64-largemem-installer-options

Kubuntu 22.04.4 LTS, Ubuntu Budgie 22.04.4 LTS, Ubuntu MATE 22.04.4 LTS, Lubuntu 22.04.4 LTS, Ubuntu Kylin 22.04.4 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 22.04.4 LTS, and Xubuntu 22.04.4 LTS are also now available. More details can be found in their individual release notes (see ‘Official flavours’):

https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/jammy-jellyfish-release-notes/24668

Maintenance updates will be provided for 5 years from the initial 22.04 LTS release 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 (Expanded Security Maintenance).

To get Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS

In order to download Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS, visit:

https://ubuntu.com/download

Users of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS will be offered an automatic upgrade to 22.04.4 LTS via Update Manager.

We recommend that all users read the 22.04.4 LTS release notes, which document caveats and workarounds for known issues, as well as more in-depth notes on the release itself. They are available at:

https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/jammy-jellyfish-release-notes/24668

If you have a question, or if you think you may have found a bug but aren’t sure, you can try asking in any of the following places:

on irc.libera.chat
https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users
https://ubuntuforums.org
https://askubuntu.com

Help Shape Ubuntu

If you would like to help shape Ubuntu, take a look at the list of ways you can participate at:

https://discourse.ubuntu.com/contribute

About Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a full-featured Linux distribution for desktops, laptops, clouds and servers, with a fast and easy installation and regular releases. A tightly-integrated selection of excellent applications is included, and an incredible variety of add-on software is just a few clicks away.

Professional services including support are available from Canonical and hundreds of other companies around the world. For more information about support, visit:

https://ubuntu.com/support

More Information

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Originally posted to the ubuntu-announce mailing list on Thu Feb 22 17:42:53 UTC 2024 by Łukasz ‘sil2100’ Zemczak on behalf of the Ubuntu Release Team

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