Ubuntu Server 24.04

  • Post Updated: April 28, 2024

Ubuntu24.04 server download guide

Hello everyone, you can now download Ubuntu Server 24.04 LTS and explore a modern approach to hosting your websites, whether using CMS platforms like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, or managing media and data. We have had to wait about 2 years since the release of Ubuntu Server 22.04 and this new version seems like it was worth the wait.

On this page, you will find the most reliable and up to date links for the Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Server edition. We offer both BitTorrent links and direct ISO links, choose whichever suits your needs. You can also grab the Ubuntu 24.04 desktop edition on our site. On that page, you will be able to explore a complete list of new features, including Ubuntu’s continued use of the popular and stable GNOME environment, enhancing user experience and system functionality. Before you download the Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Server, check out the new Ubuntu Server 24.04 features.

How to install Ubuntu Server 24.04 LTS

How to upgrade Ubuntu Server 22.04 to 24.04

This guide outlines the steps to upgrade your Ubuntu Server installation from version 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) to the latest release, 24.04 LTS (Noble Numbat). Upgrading offers access to the newest features, security updates, and performance enhancements.

Things to think about BEFORE going ahead with the installation process:

  1. Backup: Ensure you have a complete backup of your critical data before proceeding, check our list of free Backup Software for Ubuntu.
  2. Connectivity: Verify a stable internet connection for downloading updates.
  3. Disk Space: Have at least 50GB of free space and yes, I highly recommend an SSD, they make a big difference in speed, trust me.

Upgrade Steps:

  1. Update Package Lists:
sudo apt update
  1. Upgrade Existing Packages:
sudo apt upgrade -y

Replace -y with a prompt to confirm each package upgrade (optional).

  1. Dist Upgrade:
sudo apt dist-upgrade -y

This step downloads and installs necessary packages for the upgrade.

  1. Reboot:
sudo reboot

The system will reboot after applying the upgrade.

  1. Post-Upgrade Verification:

    • Verify the upgraded version using:

      lsb_release -a
    • Check for any unresolved dependencies:

      sudo apt install -f

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