Ubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo (April, 2021) Desktop 64-bit Official ISO Download

Ubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo (April, 2021) Desktop 64-bit Official ISO Download

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OS Name - Ubuntu

OS Family - Linux

Developer - Community, Canonical

Platform    - Desktop


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Description 

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) was released on April 22, 2021, it was preceded by version 20.10 and available for desktop / laptop computers and servers. Ubuntu 21.04 desktop didn't support 32-bit CPU architecture, and is only available to install 64-bit (x86-64) versions. Compared to previous releases, this Ubuntu version includes some new features and updates, such as Linux Kernel 5.11, Firefox 87, LibreOffice 7.1.2-rc2, Thunderbird 78.8.1, PulseAudio 14, BlueZ 5.56, NetworkManager 1.30, Secureboot has been improved on amd64 and arm64 CPUs, added support for smartcard authentication, Wayland graphics by default, Flutter application development SDK, redesigned dark theme, desktop view now properly drag and drop interaction, native Microsoft Active Directory integration etc.

Ubuntu 21.04 supported for 9 months by January 2022.

For more information, read the official note of the Ubuntu 21.04.

General information from Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a free and open source Linux operating system (currently the most popular Linux distribution) installed on over 40 million personal computers, and is installed on a large number of servers around the world. At present, there are four different versions of the operating system, which are Ubuntu Desktop (for personal computers), Ubuntu Server (for servers), Ubuntu for IoT, and Ubuntu Cloud (for cloud computing). Originally, the operating system was made for personal computers, currently the desktop version of Ubuntu comes with usefull free software applications, such as LibreOffice (Office software), Thunderbird (email client), Firefox (web browser), Media player, Photo management app, while more applications can be installed from Ubuntu Software Center.

Specification

Available in 60+ languages
CPU Platform(s) x86-64
License Free and open-source software

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System requirements

Minimum:

  • 2 GHz processor or higher.
  • 2 GB of RAM.
  • 25 GB of hard disk space.
  • CD/DVD drive or a USB port.
  • Internet connectivity (optional).

Installation instructions

Starting installer in PC (via USB)

Follow the steps given below:

  1. Download the Ubuntu 21.04 ISO image file from the download section.
  2. Install a USB bootable creation software (such as Rufus) on your Windows PC.
  3. Plug in a USB flash drive (at least 4-8 GB of space) with your PC.
  4. Open the USB bootable creation software, and select the ISO image file of Ubuntu 21.04, and start the process.
  5. As soon as done, plug the bootable USB into a system where you want to install Ubuntu 21.04.
  6. Restart the target computer.
  7. Press the boot device menu key and select USB to boot first.
  8. Select USB device and start the Ubuntu 21.04 installer.

Starting installer in VMware

  1. Download the Ubuntu 21.04 ISO image file from the download section.
  2. Launch the VMware Player, and start creating a new virtual machine.
  3. Select the ISO image file of Ubuntu 21.04, and use the default settings for the virtual machine.
  4. Start the virtual machine and go to the Ubuntu 21.04 installer.

Starting installer in VirtualBox

  1. Download the Ubuntu 21.04 ISO image file from the download section.
  2. Launch the Virtualbox application on your computer, and start creating a new virtual machine.
  3. Select Ubuntu and use defualt settings for the virtual machine.
  4. Start VM and when it asks to select the Host Drive, then select the downloaded Ubuntu 21.04 ISO file in step 1.

Last step

As soon as you go to the Ubuntu welcome screen, follow the steps given below:

  1. Click on the 'Try Ubuntu' button and open the operating system's live session.
  2. Examine the Ubuntu version in the live session, and if you are ready to install, just click on the 'Install Ubuntu' shortcut in the desktop screen.
  3. Select language and go to the next step.
  4. Read / follow on-screen instruction and continue.
  5. For clean installation, select installation type on 'Erase disk and install Ubuntu'. (Warning - Clean installation will remove all other operating systems installed on the computer)
  6. Choose your location, keyboard layout, and more
  7. Create a new user account (or root user): Type a new name and password.
  8. Wait while the software files are being copied to the hard disk. (It will take a few minutes, so sit back and relax)
  9. As soon as the process is complete, click on the 'Restart Now' button.
  10. Finally, login to Ubuntu and enjoy the operating system. Do not forget to remove the installation medium from the computer (eg, USB, CD / DVD).

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