As you may know, there is an announcement from the official site that the future LTS release of Ubuntu which is Ubuntu 24.04 Noble Numbat will come on 24 April 2024. Also, the daily build ISOs of Ubuntu 24.04 are now available for download on the official site which is used for testing.
Introduce Ubuntu 24.04 Noble Numbat Future LTS Release
In this guide, we want to discuss the next long-term support version of Ubuntu, Ubuntu 24.04. Follow the rest of the article to see the official release date, its code name, and new upcoming features.
Ubuntu 24.04 – CodeName and Release Date
Canonical introduced the next Ubuntu version, Ubuntu 24.04, with the codename Noble Numbat which will be released on 25 April 2024. It will be the 10th LTS release and receive the 5 years of security updates, bug fixes, etc. Also, Ubuntu Pro adds 5 years of security coverage on top to give modern LTS releases a mind-blowing decade of support.
The first daily build ISOs are also published and available for download. At this point, you can see the development cycle of Ubuntu 24.04:
- Feature Freeze: 29 Feb 2024
- User Interface Freeze: 21 March 2024
- Ubuntu 24.04 Beta Release: 4 Apr 2024
- Kernel Freeze: 11 Apr 2024
- Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Release: 25 Apr 2024
Ubuntu 24.04 Noble Numbat – Upcoming Features and Expectations
At this point, we want to discuss the upcoming features and expectations of this newly introduced Ubuntu version. It is expected that Ubuntu 24.04 has a Gnome 46 Desktop environment, Mesa 23.3 graphics stack, and probably Linux 6.8 kernel series.
Also, we expect, Ubuntu 24.04 will have GNU/Linux technologies such as GCC 13.2, GNU C Library 2.39, Ruby 3.2, and more.
Now you can download the first Ubuntu 24.04 daily build from the official website. The daily builds are available in Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, and many of the official Ubuntu flavors. Also, they are supported on 64-bit (amd64) and AArch64 (ARM64) platforms.
It is recommended not to use the daily builds on a production machine, they are just for testing and also have bugs and issues. You can wait until the future LTS Ubuntu 24.04 version comes.
So we can’t say much more, because the new improvements and features haven’t been discussed on the official site for now. We will try to keep you updated about Ubuntu 24.04.
At this point, we discussed the new announcement of the future LTS release of Ubuntu which is Ubuntu 24.04 Noble numbat. It is expected to have this new LTS version on 25 Apr 2024. The cycle development for this version has been opened. So you can wait to get updated about new features and developments.
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