A short video that explains the Ubuntu release schedule and life cycle;
– The Ubuntu Desktop and Server are released every six months and each release is supported for 18 months.
– An LTS (Long Term Support) version of the Ubuntu Desktop and Server is produced every 2 years, the Ubuntu Desktop gets a 3 years support while the LTS Server release gets a five years support.
– The official name of an Ubuntu release uses the year and month of the release as the version number.
– Ubuntu code names use an adjective and animal with the same first letter – codes names are in alphabetical order.