Download Ubuntu Desktop

Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

Download the latest LTS version of Ubuntu, for desktop PCs and laptops. LTS stands for long-term support — which means five years, until April 2025, of free security and maintenance updates, guaranteed.

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS release notes

Recommended system requirements:

  • 2 GHz dual core processor or better
  • 4 GB system memory
  • 25 GB of free hard drive space
  • Internet access is helpful
  • Either a DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media

Download

For other versions of Ubuntu Desktop including torrents, the network installer, a list of local mirrors, and past releases see our alternative downloads.


Ubuntu 20.10

The latest version of the Ubuntu operating system for desktop PCs and laptops, Ubuntu 20.10 comes with nine months, until July 2021, of security and maintenance updates.

Recommended system requirements are the same as for Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS.

Ubuntu 20.10 release notes

More ways to use Ubuntu everywhere

Instant Ubuntu VMs

On-demand VMs for cloud devs on Windows, Mac and Linux desktops with Multipass.

Get Multipass

Lightweight upstream K8s

The smallest, simplest, pure production K8s. For clusters, laptops, IoT and Edge.

Get MicroK8s

Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi

Running Ubuntu Desktop or Server on your Raspberry Pi is easy.

Get Ubuntu on your Raspberry Pi

Run Ubuntu on Windows

Install a Ubuntu terminal environment with Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

Get started with WSL

Make something great today

Download a free appliance image for your PC, Raspberry Pi or a virtual machine.

Try an instant appliance now

Easy ways to switch to Ubuntu

From an older version

If you’re already running Ubuntu, you can upgrade in a few clicks from Software Updater.

From Windows

If you’re using Windows 10 or any computer with a 64-bit processor, we recommend the 64-bit download.

From macOS

Most Macs with Intel processors will work with either 64-bit or Mac images. If the 64-bit image doesn't work, try the Mac image.