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Latest LTS release: 16.04, Xenial Xerus

The 16.04 release, codenamed Xenial Xerus, is a Long Term Support release and has support for 3 years. To learn more about the release, please refer to the release announcement, which has links to complete release notes as well as highlights of the improvements in the release.

Torrent downloads

If you know how to use torrents, it is highly recommended and preferred to use torrent downloads.

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Mirror downloads

If you don’t know how to use torrents or for any reason can’t, you can download the image from one of the mirrors. When downloading the image from the mirrors, please select a mirror in a country close to you.

Minimal CD

If you absolutely must use a CD to install your system, and you’re able to download updates while doing an install, we recommend using the Minimal CD, which is tiny and easily fits on a CD. It uses the text-based alternate installer, which is better for older hardware.

During the installation, one of the options will be the package sets: select “Xubuntu Desktop” among them.
You can read more about the Minimal CD installation and download the appropriate ISO(s) from


To get help with upgrading to a more current version, see the Upgrading section in the Xubuntu documentation.