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Install Ubuntu
on a Raspberry Pi

Versatile and affordable, the Raspberry Pi is one of the most popular devices available on the market, with uses that range from education to industry.

With full Ubuntu support, open source developers have everything they need to get up and running quickly and securely.

Raspberry Pi

First time installing Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi?

The simplest way is to use the Raspberry Pi Imager which enables you to select an Ubuntu image when flashing your SD card.

If you are on Ubuntu, open the terminal and run:

sudo snap install rpi-imager

And follow our Desktop, Server and Core tutorials to get started.

Screenshot of the Raspberry Pi Imager, with three buttons letting you choose the Raspberry Pi device, operating system and storage where to write the image

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

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The latest LTS version of Ubuntu, for desktop PCs and laptops. LTS stands for long-term support — which means five years of free security and maintenance updates, extended to 10 years with Ubuntu Pro.

Download Ubuntu Desktop 24.04 LTS 2.6GB

Minimum 4GBs of RAM and 16GB storage required

Download Ubuntu Server 24.04 LTS 1GB

Ubuntu Core 24

An immutable, strictly confined operating system designed for deploying Internet of Things (IoT) use-cases with a focus on security and simplified maintenance, supported until 2036.

Build your Ubuntu Core image for your application and targeted hardware.

Build your Core 24

Or try a pre-built Ubuntu Core image for the Raspberry Pi. Our pre-built Ubuntu Core images are an ideal way to experiment with Ubuntu Core.

Download Ubuntu Core 24 314MB

Supported devices

Certified devices are tested for reliability and performance, ensuring you have the best out-of-the-box Ubuntu experience. Ubuntu LTS releases are certified on select Raspberry Pi hardware.

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Ubuntu Core 24

Raspberry Pi 5

Yes, certified -

Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W

Yes Yes, certified

Raspberry Pi CM4

Yes, certified Yes, certified

Raspberry Pi 400

Yes, certified Yes, certified

Raspberry Pi 4

Yes, certified Yes, certified

Raspberry Pi 3

- Yes, certified