32-bit PowerPC Support Dropped
The powerpc port is not included in the 17.04 release.
ppc64el support support continues as previously.
The default DNS resolver is now systemd-resolved.
For new installs, a swap file will be used instead of a swap partition.
Linux kernel 4.10 – Ubuntu 17.04 is based on the Linux release series 4.10.
LibreOffice has been updated to 5.3.
Apps provided by GNOME have been updated to 3.24. Exceptions are the Nautilus file manager (3.20), Terminal (3.20), Evolution (3.22), and Software (3.22).
The Calendar app now has a Week view.
gconf is no longer installed by default since it has long been superseded by gsettings. Note that statistics and preferences for the Aisleriot card games will be reset when upgrading to 17.04.
- Unity 8 is available as an alternative session
The desktop image allows you to try Ubuntu without changing your computer at all, and at your option to install it permanently later. This type of image is what most people will want to use. You will need at least 384MiB of RAM to install from this image.
There are two images available, each for a different type of computer:
- 64-bit PC (AMD64) desktop image
- Choose this to take full advantage of computers based on the AMD64 or EM64T architecture (e.g., Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon, Core 2). If you have a non-64-bit processor made by AMD, or if you need full support for 32-bit code, use the i386 images instead. Choose this if you are at all unsure.
- 32-bit PC (i386) desktop image
- For almost all PCs. This includes most machines with Intel/AMD/etc type processors and almost all computers that run Microsoft Windows, as well as newer Apple Macintosh systems based on Intel processors.
Download Ubuntu 17.04
Images can be downloaded from a location near you. You can download ISOs and flashable images from from:
http://releases.ubuntu.com/17.04/ (Ubuntu Desktop and Server)
http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/releases/17.04/release/ (Less Popular Ubuntu Images)
http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/releases/17.04/release/ (Ubuntu Cloud Server)
http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/netboot/17.04/ (Ubuntu Netboot)
http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-budgie/releases/17.04/release/ (Ubuntu Budgie)
http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-gnome/releases/17.04/release/ (Ubuntu GNOME)
http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntukylin/releases/17.04/release/ (Ubuntu Kylin)
http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-mate/releases/17.04/release/ (Ubuntu MATE)
http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntustudio/releases/17.04/release/ (Ubuntu Studio)
BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer download network that sometimes enables higher download speeds and more reliable downloads of large files. You will need to install a BitTorrent client on your computer in order to enable this download method.
- Ubuntu 17.04 Desktop (64-bit) ›
- Ubuntu 17.04 Desktop (32-bit) ›
- Ubuntu 17.04 Server (64-bit) ›
- Ubuntu 17.04 Server (32-bit) ›
Other images can be downloaded at https://www.ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads