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Ubuntu 20.04 Release Date & Planned Features

Ubuntu 20.04 Release Date & Planned Features

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is due to be released on April 23, 2020! Again this LTS release will feature a number of iterative improvements, usability and user interface refinements, and some much needed updates.

For now the 20.04 BETA is available HERE or you can also upgrade before (not recommended) or better after the 23 April with

sudo do-release-upgrade -d

The best is really to wait a bit more, assuming your system is fully up-to-date, You will be notified that an update is available via a dialog!

  • Linux Kernel 5.4
  • PHP 7.4
  • Shows OEM vendor logo during boot
  • Boot speed improvements
  • New dark theme option
  • GNOME 3.36
  • Improved performance
  • Redesigned login and lock screens
  • Snap-based Ubuntu Software app
  • Improved GNOME Shell performance
  • Improved ZFS support
  • Fractional scaling toggle
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