OS Distribution Release Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish)
This is the LTS release of Ubuntu. This version of ubuntu will be supported by Canonical until April of 2027.
A brief list of changes are below. You can view the Release Notes for all changes.
- Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS
- Grub 2.06 (though os-prober is disabled by default)
- upgrade GCC to 11, Ruby to 3.0, Python to 3.10, PHP to 8.1, PostgreSQL to 14
- upgrade Bind to 9.18, OpenLDAP to 2.5.11, OpenSSL to 3.0
- Gnome 42
- Firefox available via Snap
You can install Ubuntu 20.04 via the VPS Console using option #9 (install new OS image) and selecting "Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish 64-bit".
Ubuntu 22.04 is only available to HVM instances.