Download Ubuntu for your desktop
You can choose between two options when you download Ubuntu for a desktop PC. Ubuntu 12.10 gives you all the latest features, while Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS comes with extended support.
Have a new PC with the Windows 8 logo or using UEFI firmware?
Please use a 64-bit flavour of Ubuntu desktop.
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For the latest features,
choose Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.10 will be supported for 18 months and includes cutting-edge new features that make your music, videos, documents and apps much easier to access.
For long-term support,
choose Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS is a long-term support release. While it lacks some new features, it will receive guaranteed support for five years from April 2012.