Ubuntu Noble Numbat 24.04 Review

Ubuntu Noble Numbat

Ubuntu Noble Numbat is the new release of Ubuntu. Ubuntu is one of the most known operating systems when we talk about the Linux distributions. It is based on the Debian Linux distribution but it claims a huge users community than Debian. 

Ubuntu releases its LTS version after every two years in April. After the release of Ubuntu Jammy Jellyfish, this year (2024) Ubuntu’s new LTS version is going to be released which is known as the Ubuntu Noble Numbat and also Ubuntu 24.04. 

The community of Ubuntu is very excited and curiously waiting for its new release. In this blog, I will tell you about the release date of the Ubuntu Noble Numbat and also we will discuss the new features which are supposed to be included in this new release. 

 

What is the Release Schedule of Ubuntu 24.04 or Ubuntu Noble Numbat?

According to the official website of Ubuntu, the work on the release of Ubuntu Noble Numbat was initialized on 26 October 2023. It will be finally released on 25 October 2024. 

However, Ubuntu 24.04 Daily Build has already been released on March 2024 for testing purposes and can be downloaded by visiting the Downloads page of Ubuntu’s official website

What are the Features of Ubuntu Noble Numbat?

Ubuntu Noble Numbat will be released in April 2024. This will be the LTS (Long Term Support) release after Ubuntu Focal Fossa and will be supported for the next five years until 2029. 

First, we will explore the new features of Ubuntu’s new release as explained in the next section.

The armhf Architecture Support: According to the Ubuntu official forum, over a thousand packages in this new release of Ubuntu will support the 64-bit architecture instead of the 32-bit one. 

Update Packages: Many of the packages of Ubuntu’s new release have been updated to their latest versions. 

The list of the packages is:

  • Linux Kernel
  • GCC
  • Python
  • Netplan
  • LLVM
  • Perl 
  • OpenJDK
  • GoLang
  • Ubuntu App Store
  • GNOME
  • Firefox
  • Thunderbird
  • LibreOffice
  • Apache2

Wallpapers: This release comes with the new official wallpapers most favorite is Mascot:

Ubuntu Mascot Wallpaper

These are the few updates and upgrades after which the users are curiously waiting for the Ubuntu Noble Numbat to be released. 

 

Conclusion

Ubuntu Noble Numbat is being released on the 25th of April 2024. This will be the LTS release after Ubuntu Jammy Jellyfish and will be supported until 2029. 

This new release comes with the new official theme of the Mascot. It brings new updates in the security of the system, also many of the applications are updated to their recent versions. 

This blog has thrown light on the major updates that are supposed in the new release of Ubuntu known as the Ubuntu Noble Numbat or Ubuntu 24.04. 

 

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