Performance and versatility
Agile, secure, deploy-anywhere technology for fast-moving companies
It doesn't matter whether you want to deploy a NoSQL database, web farm or cloud. Certified by leading hardware OEMs and with comprehensive deployment tools, so you can get the most from your infrastructure.
Our regular release cycle means access to the latest and most performant open source. A lean initial installation along with integrated deployment and application modelling technologies make Ubuntu Server a great solution for simple deployment and management at scale.
Works with all your hardware
Works with all your software
A release schedule
you can depend on
Stay up-to-date with regular updates and upgrades
Long-term support (LTS) releases of Ubuntu Server receive standard security updates for around 2,500 packages in the Ubuntu Main repository for five years by default. Every six months, interim releases bring new features, while hardware enablement updates add support for the latest machines to all supported LTS releases.
Ubuntu Pro subscriptions expands security maintenance to over 30,000 packages for 10 years and provides optional, enterprise-grade phone and ticket support by Canonical.
Security support for Ubuntu releases
|End of Life
|Expanded security maintenance
|Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
|Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
|Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
|Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
|Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
|Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
|Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
and applications foundation
From public clouds to data centres to devices
Ubuntu is the most popular guest operating system on public clouds, the foundation for private cloud implementation and the platform of choice of developers according to the 2020 HackerEarth Developer Survey.
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Use it with other Canonical products
With the option of a command line or browser-based interface, Juju enables you to design and deploy entire workloads in just a few clicks. It works on public clouds like AWS and Microsoft Azure, private clouds built on OpenStack and even directly on bare metal, via MAAS.
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Bare metal provisioning
MAAS is a time-saving provisioning system that makes it quick and easy to set up the physical hardware to deploy complex services, like Ubuntu's OpenStack cloud infrastructure. Just plug in your servers, connect them to the network and let MAAS do the rest.
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Economics are directly tied to compute density. LXD, the Linux container hypervisor, merges the speed and density of containers with the manageability and security of traditional virtual machines.
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Ubuntu Pro offers a single, per-node packaging of the most comprehensive software, hardening and security in the industry. With the Base OS, OpenStack, Kubernetes and Applications security maintanance included, Ubuntu Pro delivers everything you need to future-proof your data centre.
Furthermore, you can add support for the Base OS, Infrastructure and Applications.
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Whether you want to configure a simple file server or build a fifty thousand-node cloud, you can rely on Ubuntu Server and its five years of guaranteed free upgrades.
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