OS Facts – The version number of Ubuntu release is actually the Year and Month of its release.

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Did You Know this Ubuntu Fact ?

Did You Know ?

The version number of every Ubuntu release is actually the year and month of its release. For example, the very first Ubuntu release has its version number as 4.10 because it was released in October, 2004 (i.e 10th month of 2004 = 4.10). Most recent release as of 2015 was Ubuntu 15.10 released in October, 2015.

Here is the table of Ubuntu Releases until December 2015:

 Version Code Name Release Date (dd/mm/yyyy)
 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin 26-04-2012
 Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal 18-10-2012
 Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail 25-04-2013
 Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander 17-10-2013
 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr 17-04-2014
 Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn 23-10-2014
 Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet 23-04-2015
 Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf 22-10-2015
 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus 21-04-2016


The upcoming release has the version number as 16.04 Can you guess the month and year of its release ? 😉

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