Installing Ubuntu 16.04

This site is where you can find the official documentation developed and maintained by the Ubuntu Documentation Project.

This page contains documentation for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, the latest LTS, released in April 2016.

Here you can find detailed information for a variety of methods for installing Ubuntu. More advanced installation options are covered. For a standard Desktop CD installation, which is the recommended method of installing Ubuntu, the Graphical install page on the Ubuntu help wiki might be the preferred reference. Also, there is the more general installation page.

To view the detailed installation guide, choose the architecture of your computer and your desired delivery format from the list below.

Maintenance of this installation guide has fallen behind. Some information can be misleading and/or obsolete.

Architecture Format
amd64 (AMD64 & Intel EM64T) HTML PDF Text
armhf (32-bit hard-float ARMv7) HTML PDF Text
arm64 (64-bit ARM) HTML PDF Text
i386 (Intel 32-bit PC) HTML PDF Text
powerpc (IBM/Motorola PowerPC) HTML PDF Text
ppc64el (PowerPC 64-bit Little-endian) HTML PDF Text
s390x (IBM System z) HTML PDF Text


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