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Find Ubuntu version

This information is useful to know when you want to use some software to make sure that it is compatible with your version of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 11.04 and later

  1. click on the Ubuntu menu in the top left corner.
  2. Enter the word help in the searchbar and then click on the Help application.
  3. The Ubuntu version appears at the beginning of the text.

    

Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10

  1. Click on the System / About Ubuntu menu.
  2. The Ubuntu version appears at the beginning of the text.

    


List of Ubuntu versions

The version number represent the year and month)

4.10 Warty Warthog
5.04 Hoary Hedgehog
5.10 Breezy Badger
6.06 Dapper Drake
6.10 Edgy Eft
7.04 Feisty Fawn
7.10 Gutsy Gibbon
8.04 Hardy Heron
8.10 Intrepid Ibex
9.04 Jaunty Jackalope
9.10 Karmic Koala
10.04 Lucid Lynx
10.10 Maverick Meerkat
11.04 Natty Narwhal
11.10 Oneiric Ocelot