Download Ubuntu Desktop
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Download the latest LTS version of Ubuntu, for desktop PCs and laptops. LTS stands for long-term support — which means five years, until April 2023, of free security and maintenance updates, guaranteed.
Recommended system requirements:
- 2 GHz dual core processor or better
- 2 GB system memory
- 25 GB of free hard drive space
- Either a DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media
- Internet access is helpful
Easy ways to switch to Ubuntu
If you’re already running Ubuntu, you can upgrade in a few clicks from Software Updater.
If you’re using Windows 8 or any computer with a 64-bit processor, we recommend the 64-bit download.