This article covers the installation procedure of Ubuntu 20.04 on your system. In fact, Ubuntu 20.04 (codenamed Focal Fossa) was released on April 23, 2020. It’s a Long-Term Support (LTS) release, meaning that it will receive support and updates until April 2025.
New Features of Ubuntu 20.04 includes:
- Linux Kernel 5.4 – This version of the Linux kernel adds support for a wider range of processors. It also includes improvements for boot speed, power-saving, and USB-C, plus several security features.
- Gnome 3.36 – Gnome has been updated and improved. System animations should be smoother and have a lower impact on CPU usage.
- ZFS 0.8.3 file system – Improved performance and native encryption.
- Dark theme
- Redesigned login screen.
- Newer versions of popular programming languages – Python 3.8, OpenJDK 11, PHP 7.4, Glibc 2.31, Rustc 1.41, GCC 9.3, Ruby 2.7.0, Perl 5.30, Golang 1.13.
How to Create a Bootable USB Drive on Ubuntu ?
By using the Create startup disk tool:
- Open a search dialog, and type create startup.
- If it's not installed, the Software Center will offer the option to install it – choose the option for USB drive, then open the utility.
- In the top pane, click Other, then browse and select the Ubuntu 20.04 .iso file you downloaded.
- In the bottom pane, select your USB drive.
- Click Make startup disk.