Ubuntu 16.04, which is codenamed the "Xenial Xerus", is currently penciled in to release on 21rd April, 2016. The release date for Ubuntu 16.04 has now been firmed up as are the other development milestones leading up to the mid-April debut of this release, this will be 6th Long-term-support LTS release of Ubuntu, the very first LTS release was back in 2006. Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus (LTS) will use Unity 7 desktop and Linux Kernel 4.4 with updated applications, Ubuntu 16.04 will be a big focus on convergence, and many other changes planned for development over the next six months.

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The schedule of the release of Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus with given dates are as follows:
  • December 31st - Alpha 1 (Not Public Release - opt-in)
  • January 28th - Alpha 2 (Not Public Release - opt-in)
  • February 25th - Beta 1 (Not Public Release - opt-in)
  • March 24th - Final Beta
  • April 14th - Release Candidate
  • April 21st - Final Release of Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS

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