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Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

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

Download 24.04 LTS 2.7GB

Alternative downloads ›

Alternative architectures ›

  • Linux 6.8 kernel with low latency kernel features enabled by default
  • Frame pointers enabled by default for the majority of packages on x86 architectures
  • Rust 1.75, .NET 8 and OpenJDK 21 with TCK certification in addition to other toolchain upgrades
  • 64-bit time_t by default on armhf to address the year 2038 issue
  • AppArmor-enforced unprivileged user namespaces restricted by default

24.04 release notes ›

  • 1 GHz processor or better
  • 1 GB system memory
  • 5 GB of free hard drive space
  • Either a USB port or a DVD drive for the installer media

To install Ubuntu Server:

  1. Download the ISO image
  2. Create a bootable USB flash drive with balenaEtcher or similar
  3. Boot from the USB flash drive

Follow the step-by-step tutorial ›

Alternative downloads


BitTorrent sometimes enables higher download speeds and more reliable downloads of large files.

Torrent for 24.04 LTS

Previous releases

Previous long-term support versions of Ubuntu Server, still supported.

Download 22.04.4 LTS Download 20.04.6 LTS

Other versions of Ubuntu Server including torrents, the network installer, a list of local mirrors and past releases.

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