Download Ubuntu Desktop
Ubuntu 16.04.3 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 2021, 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
The latest version of the Ubuntu operating system for desktop PCs and laptops, Ubuntu 17.10.1 comes with nine months, until July 2018, of security and maintenance updates.
Recommended system requirements are the same as for Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS.
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.