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Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Noble Numbat available

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS, codenamed "Noble Numbat", is the latest long-term supported version of Ubuntu and is available for download from

Some of the key features and changes in Ubuntu 24.04 LTS include

  • New desktop installer with support for automatic installation and accessibility customisation options.
  • Desktop environment GNOME 46 with support for tiles across a quarter of the screen.
  • Linux kernel 6.8 with improved hardware support, security, performance and file systems.
  • Updated standard applications such as Firefox 125.0.1 and Python 3.12
  • Improved security with tighter control over unprivileged user namespaces
  • Improved suggested directory for tighter control of software updates
  • Support for Ubuntu Pro features such as Active Directory integration, asset monitoring and FIPS 140-2 certified modules.

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS has a 5 year support cycle with the option to extend this to 10 years with Ubuntu Pro. The minimum system requirements are a 2GHz dual-core processor, 4GB of RAM and 25GB of hard drive space. Ubuntu 24.04 LTS is available for desktops, laptops, Raspberry Pi and via the Windows subsystem for Linux.

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Printed on: June 23, 2024 at 13:06 o'clock