Download Ubuntu Desktop

You can choose between two options when you download Ubuntu for a desktop PC. Ubuntu 13.10 gives you all the latest features, while Ubuntu 12.04 LTS comes with extended support.

For extended support,
choose Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS is a long-term support release. It has continuous hardware support improvements as well as guaranteed security and support updates until April 2017.

Read the full installation instructions

If you have an older PC with less than 2GB of memory, choose the 32-bit download.

For the latest features,
choose Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 will be supported for 9 months and includes cutting-edge new features that make your music, videos, documents and apps much easier to access.

Read the full installation instructions

If you have an older PC with less than 2GB of memory, choose the 32-bit download.

Other ways to get Ubuntu

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All you need is an blank CD/DVD or a USB disk. You can then download the Ubuntu Kylin 13.10/Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop operating system. You can replace your current operating system with Ubuntu Kylin/Ubuntu; it is irrelevant if using a Windows or a Mac

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Buy 12.04 LTS CD

If you’d rather order an official Ubuntu 12.04 LTS CD and install it that way, they are available from the Ubuntu shop, at just £8.50 for a pack of 10, plus postage and packing.

Buy Ubuntu CDs from the shop

Do you want to upgrade? Follow our simple guide

Alternative download options

Want to download via BitTorrent links, get DVD images with more language packs, use the text-based alternate installer or find previous versions of Ubuntu?

Take a look at a full list of our previous versions and alternative downloads