Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS (Live)

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This latest long-term support distribution is built on Linux kernel 5.4 and comes with "enterprise-class stability, resiliency, and even better security" [1]. New to Ubuntu Server is the easy-to-use, cryptographically sound WireGuard VPN [2].

This latest long-term support distribution is built on Linux kernel 5.4 and comes with "enterprise-class stability, resiliency, and even better security" [1]. New to Ubuntu Server is the easy-to-use, cryptographically sound WireGuard VPN [2]. The bootloader can now be written to multiple disks, removing a single point of failure. Also new to version 20.04:

  • Updated Live installer
  • New Ubuntu Server Guide
  • SSH support for hardware-based two-factor authentication
  • Runs on all major architectures
  • Updated applications

Canonical support for Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) extends to 2025, with end of standard maintenance (ESM) coverage to 2030.

 

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