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Download Ubuntu for Intel IoT platforms

Accelerate industrial compute with Ubuntu on Intel processors

The entire family of industrial-grade Ubuntu images optimsed for Intel IoT hardware, from Core to Desktop and Server, are available for download across a wide range of Intel platforms.

Turnkey solutions

Ubuntu images that work out-of-the-box

Optimised for Intel

Optimised Linux with unique Intel features

Maintained for long life

10+ years of security maintenance and support

Backed by Intel's partner ecosystem

Support from leading ODMs and hardware partners

Are you working on a commercial project? Canonical partners with silicon vendors, board manufacturers and ODMs to shorten enterprises' time-to-market. Reach out to our team for custom board enablement, commercial distribution, long-term support or security maintenance.

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Watch the joint webinar by Intel and Canonical on how optimised Ubuntu on next-gen SoCs accelerates IoT adoption ›

Ubuntu optimised for next-gen Intel SoCs

Intel's portfolio of edge-ready compute and connectivity technologies make it easy to deploy edge applications quickly. Enhanced for IoT, they enable processing at the edge to get critical insights and business value from your data with compute resources where you need them most.

Download Ubuntu for your Intel hardware. Below you will find links for the production-grade family of Ubuntu images, along with release notes and installation instructions.

Release notes for Ubuntu Desktop and Server 22.04 ›

Release notes for Ubuntu Desktop and Server 20.04 ›

Release notes for Ubuntu Core 22 ›

Release notes for Ubuntu Core 20 ›

Hardware type Ubuntu Core 22

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Ubuntu Desktop 22.04

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Ubuntu Server 22.04

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Intel Atom® X6000E Series and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® N and J Series Processors
(former codename Elkhart Lake)

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11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
(former codename Tiger Lake)

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12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
(former codename Alder Lake S, P)

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Intel® Xeon® D processors
(former codename Ice Lake)
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Hardware type Ubuntu Core 20 Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 Ubuntu Server 20.04
Intel Atom® X6000E Series and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® N and J Series Processors
(former codename Elkhart Lake)

Download

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11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
(former codename Tiger Lake)

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Learn more about Ubuntu Core

Ubuntu Core is a version of the Ubuntu operating system designed and engineered for IoT and embedded systems.

Built on snaps packages, Ubuntu Core automatically updates itself and its applications to create a confined and transaction-based system ideal for embedded devices.

Read the documentation for Ubuntu Core ›

Learn more about Ubuntu Desktop

The Ubuntu Desktop operating system powers millions of PCs and laptops around the world and is certified on hundreds of laptops and workstations from the top OEM vendors. Modern and performant, users benefit from a rich ecosystem of development and productivity applications. Ubuntu Desktop combines enterprise-grade support, security and functionality with the best of open source.

Learn more about Ubuntu Desktop for Linux developers ›

Learn more about Ubuntu Server

Ubuntu Server is a version of the Ubuntu operating system designed and engineered as a backbone for the internet.

Ubuntu Server brings economic and technical scalability to your datacentre, public or private. Whether you want to deploy an OpenStack cloud, a Kubernetes cluster or a 50,000-node render farm, Ubuntu Server delivers the best value scale-out performance available.

Read the documentation for Ubuntu Server ›

Learn more about Intel Atomc X6000E Series and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® N and J Series Processors

To support the next generation of IoT edge devices, Intel has developed a new line of processors enhanced for IoT—The Intel Atom x6000E Series, Intel Pentium, and Intel Celeron N and J Series processors (formerly known as Elkhart Lake — EHL). These processors build on new levels of CPU, and graphics performances with integrated IoT features, real-time performance, manageability, security, and functional safety.

Read the platform brief ›

Learn more about Intel 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors

11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (formerly known as Tiger Lake — TGL) deliver a balance of performance and responsiveness in a low-power platform built on our third-generation 10nm process technology. Engineered to deliver for IoT markets, these processors can support low-latency and time-sensitive applications, and have the power to run multiple workloads including AI and deep learning applications on a single platform.

Read the platform brief ›

Learn more about Intel 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors

As the first Intel® Core™ processors to feature performance hybrid architecture, the 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (codename — Alder Lake) are designed for workload optimization, accelerated AI performance and immersive video experience. The platform offers flexibility and scalability — with its comprehensive lineup of desktop and mobile processor choices, each with differentiated key features, performance levels and graphical capabilities. One of Intel's latest and most innovative platforms to launch this year for IOT , the 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors are created to enable deployment success and drive more value in many sectors including smart retail, industrial manufacturing, healthcare, video and security.

Read the platform brief ›

Hardware Certification Program

Canonical partners with leading device manufacturers to validate the same Ubuntu image across a wide variety of boards offering a great out-of-the-box experience for your customised needs. Stay tuned for more features coming soon!

Further information on Ubuntu certified devices ›

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