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Linux Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Edition Released, Download & What’s New In it!!

Ubuntu 18.04.2 released now and Download links are also available.

Ubuntu 18.04.2 Release

Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS edition is available for download, The progress was making and planned to released a week later than originally planned. The Ubuntu released the LTS version of the Bionic Beaver series “Ubuntu 18.04.2“. In this version, you may able to see the latest graphics and updated kernel software versions. This Ubuntu 18.04 is a long terms release and this 18.04.2 is just the LTS edition of Beaver series.

Ubuntu 18.04.2 Release
Ubuntu 18.04.2 Release

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Why Ubuntu 18.04.2 released?

The main reason behind the release of Ubuntu 18.04.2 is that the life of an LTS version. This new ISO package combine all of the essential software updates, security patches and bug fixes in it. In simple words, This version is completely bug-free, security breach free than the older one.

This is a very important update in this edition because of the Security and convenience has been enhanced and increased. After the release of this version, millions of users going to install this version in their PC and so it very important to maintain the security for the users & ensures critical security vulnerabilities are patched on new systems.

What’s new in Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS?

This release is almost similar to the older one but some of them are changed and enhanced. A very large number of major performance fixes for GNOME Shell and Mutter, that aimed to reduce memory usage, low CPU spikes & result in smoother, fluidic GUI animation. A few numbers of apps are also available for this edition, for example, Firefox 65, Thunderbird 60.4 and LibreOffice 6.0.2 releases. Check out: Install Kodi 18 Leia[Stable] for Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

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Handpicked Features of Ubuntu 18.04.2:

This Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS edition runs with the base of Ubuntu Linux 4.18 kernel and this is the same version shipped in the older one ubuntu 18.10 released editions. This is a topnotch feature or updates in this edition & that is the upgrade from 4.15 Kernel to 4.18 kernel version.

This LTS edition released in the inclusion of Updated Hardware Stack (HWE). The new version of HWE enhances the security of Ubuntu and the new version of HWE includes the Xserver, Wayland, plus Mesa (18.2.x series) and other updated graphics drivers.

Download 18.04.2 for PC || Upgrade Your PC:

The Ubuntu 18.04 has been released in the last year April and if you want to opt into the latest release and then we suggest you follow the below methods. By upgrading to the latest edition will benefit from the new hardware enablement stack, and will be able to upgrade to newer versions of the stack as they’re released.

You can simply upgrade your Ubuntu version through the following command:

sudo apt-get install –install-recommends linux-generic-hwe-18.04 xserver-xorg-hwe-18.04

If you are completely new to Ubuntu and then we suggest you to use the download link to download the latest packages of Ubuntu Beaver Series release. The Ubuntu 18.04.2 is readily available for download for both 64-bit desktop and 64-bit Server builds.

How existing Ubuntu Users can upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS- GUI:

Ubuntu Unity 18.04.2 LTS
Ubuntu Unity 18.04.2 LTS

If you are a Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS user then upgrading to the latest 18.04.2 LTS is really a simple way and it is more of an automated way. The system itself will provide you with the option of downloading and installing the Latest Package of Ubuntu. However, if you want to do them manually then kindly follow the below steps.

  • Go to All Applications.
  • Search and Locate Software Updater and open it.
  • Open the Settings of Software Updater. You will get a pop-up as follows.
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Software Updater of Ubuntu
Ubuntu Software Update
  • Under the Ubuntu Software tab, you can specify the sources and server from which the Updates of Ubuntu can be downloaded.
Updates tab of Software Updater
Updates tab of Software Updater
  • Under the Updates tab, as seen in the above image, you can able to specify a lot of update information such as recommended updates, unsupported updates, automatic updates time interval, security updates, new ubuntu version updates and a lot more.

For Ubuntu 18.04.1 users who want a simple one-click update:

If you don’t want to check out a lot of options as provided in the above method and if you are looking for a simple one-click Update check then this is the section for that and the steps are very simple.

  • Go to All Applications.
  • Open Settings.
  • Choose Details which is available on the Bottom of the Left pane.
    Linux Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS
    Choose Details from bottom left
  • Under About tab, Click on “Check for Updates” button. The system will right away search for any available updates and provide you with the updates and as well as its installing package information.
    Linux Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS
    Check for Updates
  • In our case, as we already are updated to the Latest Ubuntu, the following is the image output.
    Linux Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS
    Ubuntu is Up to date

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