Official Ubuntu Documentation

Documentation developed and maintained by the Ubuntu Documentation Project.

Release Desktop Server Installation Guide
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) HTML unpublished unpublished
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) HTML HTML and PDF per architecture
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) HTML HTML and PDF per architecture
Ubuntu development
Pre-release versions; may contain errors
HTML HTML and PDF unpublished


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