Ubuntu is a free and open-source linux distribution based on debian linux. Ubuntu is officially released in three editions Desktop, Server, and Core. Ubuntu releases 2 versions, Non LTS (long-term support) version releases within year and LTS (long-term support) version releases in two years. The latest Non LTS version is 19.04 (Disco Dingo), and the most recent LTS version is 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Difference between LTS And Non LTS version
|LTS (Long Term Support) releases are published every two years in April||Non LTS (Long Term Support) version releases every year|
|it is suitable for business||it is not suitable for business|
|releases are designed to be stable platforms||updating version yearly leaves user in trouble|
|latest features may not available with LTS version||You get latest features with Non LTS version|
|the features/libraries are optimized for longer use||the features/libraries may not be completely finished yet|
- ubuntu is free.
- Ubuntu can run without installing from a DVD or a Pen Drive.
- Ubantu gives higher performance since it consumes lesser resources.