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Supported testing platforms

These images are a great way to quickly get started with Ubuntu Core and to explore Ubuntu Core’s features and evaluate its potential. Canonical produces official images for the following platforms:

Platform / model name Hardware / CPU Cores / memory / storage Image links
Generic x86 / KVM
ubuntu-core-22
ubuntu-core-20
Full x86 32/64 bit
CPU virtualisation
as defined core-22-amd64
core-20-amd64
NUC
ubuntu-core-22-amd64
ubuntu-core-20-amd64
Intel Core i3, i5, i7 64-bit >8 cores | >32 GB RAM
no built-in storage
core-22-amd64
core-20-amd64
Raspberry Pi 2
ubuntu-core-22-pi
ubuntu-core-20-pi
Broadcom BCM2836
ARM Cortex-A7
4 cores | 1 GB RAM
no built-in storage
core-22-pi-armhf
core-20-pi-armhf
Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W and Raspberry Pi 3
ubuntu-core-22-pi
ubuntu-core-20-pi
Broadcom BCM2837
ARM Cortex-A53 64-bit
4 cores | 0.5/1 GB RAM
no built-in storage
core-22-pi-armhf
core-22-pi-arm64
core-20-pi-armhf
core-20-pi-arm64
Raspberry Pi CM 3
ubuntu-core-22-pi
ubuntu-core-20-pi
Broadcom BCM2837
ARM Cortex-A53 64-bit
4 cores | 1 GB RAM
no built-in storage
core-22-pi-armhf
core-22-pi-arm64
core-20-pi-armhf
core-20-pi-arm64
Raspberry Pi 4
ubuntu-core-22-pi
ubuntu-core-20-pi
Broadcom BCM2711
Cortex-A72 (ARM v8) 64-bit
4 cores | 1/2/4/8 GB RAM
no built-in storage
core-22-pi-armhf
core-22-pi-arm64
core-20-pi-armhf
core-20-pi-arm64

Ubuntu Core 22 (UC22) images are available from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-core/22/stable/current/.

Ubuntu Core 20 (UC20) images are available from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-core/20/stable/current/.

Ubuntu community members also work with, and produce, images for other platforms and CPUs. Refer to these individual projects for more information on what other unofficial images might work for your use cases.

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