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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS is now officially released on 21st April 2022 & now it’s available for download. Ubuntu 22.04 LTS comes with the latest GNOME 42 desktop environment with the triple buffering patch included, yet it still uses apps from the GNOME 41 stack due to compatibility issues between GTK4 apps included in the upstream release and Ubuntu’s Yaru theme. Apps that weren’t ported to GTK4 are from the GNOME 42 stack, such as the Nautilus (Files) file manager.
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Kubuntu 22.04 LTS, Xubuntu 22.04 LTS
With the Ubuntu 22.04 LTS release, there is the Kubuntu 22.04 LTS, Xubuntu 22.04 LTS, Lubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu MATE 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu Budgie 22.04 LTS, and Ubuntu Kylin 22.04 LTS official impression, which are come with all the internal changes of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.
1. Kubuntu 22.04 LTS features the latest KDE Plasma 5.24 LTS desktop environment by default, which is partnered with the KDE Gear 21.12 and KDE Frameworks 5.92 software suites, all arrange against Qt 5.15.3. Ubuntu Studio 22.04 LTS also features the KDE Plasma 5.24 LTS desktop environment, but with a different layout and a more darkish theme by default.
2. Xubuntu 22.04 LTS comes with the latest Xfce 4.16 desktop environment with the Greybird 3.23.1 theme and elementary-xfce 0.16 icons by default, as well as Firefox as a Snap package, support for the GNOME 42 stack, refreshed user documentation, and the latest versions of the default Xfce apps. On the other hand, Lubuntu 22.04 LTS features the LXQt 0.17.0 desktop environment by default.
3. Ubuntu MATE 22.04 LTS features the latest MATE 1.26.1 desktop environment by default with a much-improved Yaru theme that now supports accent color to keep up with the times, dark/light panels, and panel icons, as well as many other, improved optimizations features.
Ubuntu MATE 22.04 LTS also updated in-house apps, including MATE Tweak, MATE HUD, Ubuntu MATE Welcome, and Ubuntu MATE Boutique, improved Ayatana indicators with Messages Indicator installed by default, and Blueman 2.2.4 for better Bluetooth support.
4. Ubuntu Budgie 22.04 LTS is using the latest Budgie 10.6.1 desktop environment and offers improved support for Raspberry Pi devices. It also features a new “Align to grid” option when right-clicking on the desktop to align icons in a grid mode, better handling of file extensions, better support for printers, as well as many other additions and changes.
5. Ubuntu Kylin 22.04 LTS comes with the UKUI 3.0 desktop environment by default, which features several improvements to the Network Manager applet, power management, window switcher, panel, screensaver, greeter, theme, control center, system monitor, and other core components.
You can download Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Kubuntu 22.04 LTS, Xubuntu 22.04 LTS, Lubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu MATE 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu Budgie 22.04 LTS, and Ubuntu Kylin 22.04 LTS from Ubuntu site. The official Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) flavors will be supported for three years with software and security updates, until April 2025.