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Ubuntu Server 16.04.4 LTS

The long-term support version of Ubuntu Server, including the Mitaka release of OpenStack and support guaranteed until April 2021 — 64-bit only.

Ubuntu Server 16.04 release notes

Ubuntu Server 17.10.1

The latest version of Ubuntu Server, including the Pike release of OpenStack and nine months, until July 2018, of security and maintenance updates.

Ubuntu Server 17.10 release notes

Your next steps with Ubuntu Server

Use Ubuntu’s tools to help you provision and manage your servers

Server management with Landscape

  • Landscape is the leading management tool to deploy, monitor and manage your Ubuntu servers
  • Landscape is also available as part of Ubuntu Advantage, Canonical’s world-class support service

Get Landscape

Server provisioning with MAAS

  • Metal as a Service (MAAS) offers cloud style provisioning for physical servers
  • Designed for building data centres with complex networks
  • Supports Windows, Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL and SUSE


Ubuntu Server 16.04.4 LTS for OpenStack

  • Supported for five years by Canonical
  • ZFS support for LXD OpenStack hosts
  • Nova LXD driver – deploy OpenStack instances as system containers, dramatically increasing per-node density
  • Juju OpenStack bundle – automated deployment of OpenStack into LXD system containers
  • Certified by Microsoft to host Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2008 R2 as guests, under its Server Virtualisation Validation Program (SVVP)
  • Updated to the Mitaka release, including automated installation, queuing/notification and the integration of database-as-a-service
  • OpenStack software, Juju, MAAS, LXD on IBM LinuxONE mainframe

Alternative architectures

Ubuntu Server for ARM

Optimised for hyperscale deployments and certified on a number of ARM chipsets, Ubuntu Server for ARM includes the 64-bit ARMv8 platforms.

Get Ubuntu Server for ARM ›

Ubuntu for POWER8

Ubuntu is now available on the IBM POWER8 platform, bringing the entire Ubuntu and OpenStack ecosystem to IBM POWER8

Get Ubuntu for POWER8 ›

Ubuntu for IBM Z

IBM Z and LinuxONE leverage open technology solutions to meet the demands of the new application economy. Ubuntu is now available, with Juju and Ubuntu OpenStack.

Get Ubuntu for IBM Z ›

Get the version you need

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Buy a 16.04 LTS USB stick

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is available for purchase on USB stick, from the online Ubuntu shop.

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Find alternative downloads

Ubuntu is available via BitTorrent links and regional mirrors. You can also use the network installer.

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Download a previous release

Looking for a previous LTS point release with its original stack? Older versions of Ubuntu remain available.

Previous releases