Ubuntu 12.04 is a Long-Term Support release of the Canonical-sponsored distribution. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS will be supported through 2017. Ubuntu 12.04 is codenamed the Precise Pangolin.

Ubuntu 12.04 Articles & Reviews

Ubuntu 12.04 To Ubuntu 18.04 Benchmarks On An Intel Laptop   Operating Systems   2018-04-30
Latest Radeon Graphics Results On Ubuntu 14.10 Are A Bit Concerning   Display Drivers   2014-12-05
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. 14.04 LTS Cloud Benchmarks   Operating Systems   2014-04-19
Ubuntu 12.04.4 vs. 13.10 vs. 14.04 LTS Desktop Benchmarks   Operating Systems   2014-04-17
Early Benchmarks Of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. 14.04 LTS   Operating Systems   2014-02-11
Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Performance Benchmarks   Operating Systems   2014-02-09
5-Way Amazon EC2 Cloud Linux OS Benchmarks   Operating Systems   2013-11-08
Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS vs. Ubuntu 13.04 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   2013-04-10
Ubuntu 13.04 Linux Can Outperform Apple OS X 10.8.3   Operating Systems   2013-04-09
AMD Radeon Gallium3D Starting To Out-Run Catalyst In Some Cases   Display Drivers   2013-02-12
NVIDIA L4T R16 Ubuntu 12.04 Performance   Operating Systems   2012-11-30
Amazon EC2 Linux OS Comparison   Operating Systems   2012-11-28
Ubuntu 12.10 KVM Virtualization Comparison   Operating Systems   2012-10-22
LLVM/Clang 3.2 SVN Compiler Performance   Software   2012-10-13
Preview Of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. Ubuntu 12.10 Performance   Operating Systems   2012-10-11
Intel Atom D525: Ubuntu 10.10 To 12.10   Operating Systems   2012-09-26
OS X 10.8 vs. Ubuntu Linux: A Battle With No Clear Winner   Operating Systems   2012-08-23
Linux 3.5 On The TI OMAP4 PandaBoard ES   Operating Systems   2012-08-23
Ubuntu 12.10 Pushes Sandy Bridge Further   Operating Systems   2012-08-22
VMware Virtualization With OpenGL Still Smacks Oracle VirtualBox   Software   2012-08-08
Mid-2012: Arch Linux vs. Slackware vs. Ubuntu vs. Fedora   Operating Systems   2012-07-31
Ubuntu, RHEL, SUSE, Amazon Linux On The Amazon EC2 Cloud   Operating Systems   2012-07-30
Amazon EC2 Benchmarks With Ubuntu 12.04 LTS   Computers   2012-07-26
Solaris 11 Struggles Against Linux Distributions   Operating Systems   2012-07-13
Intel Atom N270 Still Sees Some Gains On Linux   Operating Systems   2012-07-02
ZFS On Linux With Ubuntu 12.04 LTS   Software   2012-06-27
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Battles Fedora 17 On Intel Ivy Bridge   Operating Systems   2012-06-26
Ubuntu 12.10 Prepares To Improve Linux Performance   Operating Systems   2012-06-23
A Low-Latency Kernel For Linux Gaming   Linux Gaming   2012-06-22
Apple Mac OS X 10.7.4 Lion vs. Ubuntu Linux   Operating Systems   2012-06-22
Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS, 12.04 LTS, 12.10 On An Old Laptop   Operating Systems   2012-06-13
Unity 5.12 Fixes Ubuntu OpenGL Performance Problems   Software   2012-06-11
Ubuntu 12.10 Sets To Make ARM Even Stronger   Operating Systems   2012-06-06
Radeon HD 7950 vs. GeForce GTX 680 On Linux   Graphics Cards   2012-06-04
Intel Ivy Bridge Linux Virtualization Performance   Software   2012-05-31
Intel Ivy Bridge: Unity/Compiz Continues To Impair The Linux Desktop   Software   2012-05-28
AMD Radeon Catalyst: Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS   Display Drivers   2012-05-23
The May 2012 Open-Source Radeon Graphics Showdown   Display Drivers   2012-05-21
Ubuntu 12.04 Git'ed With Intel Ivy Bridge   Display Drivers   2012-05-18
NVIDIA GTX 680: Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 12.04   Graphics Cards   2012-05-16
Intel Sandy Bridge Is Shinier On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS   Operating Systems   2012-05-15
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ARMv7 Linux Performance Gains   Operating Systems   2012-05-07
Ubuntu 12.04 vs. Windows 7: Intel Sandy/Ivy Bridge Loses On Linux   Operating Systems   2012-05-02
Tweaking KDE's KWin For Linux Gaming Performance   Software   2012-04-19
AMD Fusion On Gallium3D Leaves A Lot To Be Desired   Display Drivers   2012-04-16
Ubuntu 12.04 Desktops Impact Performance, Power Consumption   Operating Systems   2012-04-11
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS KVM Virtualization Battles 8.04.4, 10.04.4 LTS   Operating Systems   2012-04-09
Ubuntu 12.04 Is A Mixed Power Story   Operating Systems   2012-04-04
If You're Lucky, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Can Boot Faster   Operating Systems   2012-03-29
Ubuntu 12.04 KVM/Xen Virtualization: Intel vs. AMD   Processors   2012-03-28
Running Ubuntu 12.04 With The Liquorix Kernel   Software   2012-03-27
Testing Out The Btrfs Mount Options On Linux 3.2   Software   2012-03-26
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Benchmarking All The Linux File-Systems   Software   2012-03-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 vs. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS   Operating Systems   2012-02-29
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: 32-bit vs. 64-bit Performance   Operating Systems   2012-02-28
Intel Sandy Bridge RC6 Is Good To Go   Software   2012-02-27
Mac OS X 10.8 vs. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Performance   Operating Systems   2012-02-22
ARM On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Battling Intel x86?   Operating Systems   2012-02-17
A First Look At The Ubuntu 12.04 Performance   Operating Systems   2012-02-13
Gaming/Graphics Performance On Unity, GNOME, KDE, Xfce   Software   2012-02-08
Ubuntu 12.04 ARM Performance Becomes Very Compelling   Operating Systems   2012-02-03
Ubuntu 12.04 Is ARM-ing Up For Better Performance   Operating Systems   2012-01-25
Ubuntu 12.04 Developer Summit Summary   Events   2011-11-06

Ubuntu 12.04 Linux & Open-Source News

LightDM Display Manager 2022 Status Update: Not Much Going On   Ubuntu   2022-06-23
KDE Plasma 5 + KDE Applications Matured Rather Well   KDE   2019-12-26
The Most Popular Linux Hardware Reviews / Benchmarks Of The Past Decade   Phoronix   2019-12-12
Ubuntu Hit By A Vulnerability In "Eject"   Ubuntu   2017-03-28
Intel Sandy Bridge Graphics Haven't Gotten Faster In Recent Years   Intel   2016-10-23
Ubuntu 10.04 Is Reaching End-of-Life Next Month   Ubuntu   2015-03-18
The Most Popular Linux Benchmark Results On OpenBenchmarking.org   Phoronix   2015-02-28
Wayland/Weston 1.7.0 RC2 Released   Wayland   2015-02-07
Linux "GHOST" Vulnerability Hits Glibc Systems   GNU   2015-01-27
The Top AMD, Intel & NVIDIA Linux News For 2014   Hardware   2014-12-30
The Most Popular Ubuntu News Of 2014   Phoronix   2014-12-26
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS To Ubuntu 14.10 Offers Some Performance Improvements   Ubuntu   2014-12-03
ExaGear Launches For x86 Windows/Linux Apps On ARM   Virtualization   2014-10-03
NSS Updated On Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 To Allow Netflix Support   Ubuntu   2014-09-22
NVIDIA Releases CUDA 6.5 As A Huge Update   NVIDIA   2014-08-20
New VM Software Claims To Be 4.5x Faster Than QEMU   Virtualization   2014-08-19
Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Released   Ubuntu   2014-08-07
Valve Working Towards A New Steam Runtime SDK With GCC/Clang Changes   Valve   2014-06-22
LXLE: Yet Another Linux Distro Targeting Old PCs   Operating Systems   2014-05-23
AMD's AM1 Platform & Linux 3.15 Dominated April   Phoronix   2014-04-30
AMD Catalyst 14.4 Brings Full OpenGL 4.4 Support To Linux   AMD   2014-04-21
Oracle Linux 6.5 vs. Oracle Linux 7.0 Beta Benchmarks   Oracle   2014-04-20
Getting Hit By The Variable Performance Of The Public Cloud   Virtualization   2014-04-18
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. 14.04 LTS Server Benchmarks   Ubuntu   2014-04-17
Mark Shuttleworth: Mir By Default In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS   Ubuntu   2014-03-12
OS X Is No Longer On My Main System, But I Already Have Regrets   Ubuntu   2014-03-12
NVIDIA Makes Available CUDA 6 Release Candidate   NVIDIA   2014-03-07
February 2014 Steam Hardware Survey Shows Linux At 1.3%   Valve   2014-03-02
Ubuntu 12.04 vs. 14.04 LTS Benchmarks On Amazon's EC2 Cloud   Ubuntu   2014-03-01
Intel's NUC, NVIDIA, Debian Drew In Lots Of Linux Interest   Phoronix   2014-02-28
Ubuntu Now Drafting Plans For Possible 12.04.5 LTS   Ubuntu   2014-02-07
Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Brings New Linux Hardware Support   Ubuntu   2014-02-06
Ubuntu 12.04 vs. 14.04 LTS Core i7 CPU Benchmarks   Ubuntu   2014-01-26
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. Ubuntu 14.04 - Ivy Bridge GL Tests   Intel   2014-01-25
Freescale's i.MX6 SoC Smacks The Old Intel Atom Z530   Hardware   2014-01-24
Daily LLVM Clang Packages Come For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS   LLVM   2014-01-17
Ubuntu Still Talking About A Stable App API/ABI   Ubuntu   2013-11-20
Wayland-Based Chromium Browser Released   Intel   2013-11-11
Valve Publishes October Steam Hardware Survey   Valve   2013-11-01
VMware Fusion 6.0.0 Linux Virtualization Benchmarks   Virtualization   2013-09-16
Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS Release Just Happened   Ubuntu   2013-08-24
HipHop Virtual Machine 2.1 Is Even Faster   Free Software   2013-07-20
Leadwerks Engine Will Be Coming To Linux   Linux Gaming   2013-07-10
Oculus SDK Update Officially Supports Linux   Hardware   2013-07-03
Kernel-Based X11 Server Claims 2x Performance Over X.Org   X.Org   2013-06-24
Raspberry Pi's Raspbian Improves Its Performance   Raspberry Pi   2013-05-28
Sega To Release Football Manager 14 For Linux   Linux Gaming   2013-05-26
Using Six Monitors With AMD's Open-Source Linux Driver   AMD   2013-05-19
What Was Striking On Phoronix Last Month   Phoronix   2013-05-01
Benchmarks Of The New ZFS On Linux: EXT4 Wins   Free Software   2013-04-18
Phoronix Test Suite 4.6-Utsira Milestone 1 Released   Phoronix Test Suite   2013-04-11
Facebook's HipHop 2.0 Virtual Machine Is Very Fast   Free Software   2013-04-09
Benchmarking The Performance Of PHP 5.5   Free Software   2013-04-08
LLVM Pushing Out Daily Compilers For Ubuntu   LLVM   2013-04-03
Valve Publishes Packages For Their Linux Distribution   Valve   2013-04-02
ZFS On Linux Is Now Set For "Wide Scale Deployment"   Linux Storage   2013-03-29
Leap Motion Support Comes To Linux   Hardware   2013-03-28
Valve Reveals More Steam Linux Distribution Details   Valve   2013-03-17
Five Years Later, Intel Poulsbo Is Still A Linux Mess   Intel   2013-03-15
Shuttleworth Comments On Future Ubuntu Releases   Ubuntu   2013-03-11
Intel Comes Up With A Linux Graphics Driver Installer   Intel   2013-03-11
Valve's Steam Box Will Most Likely Use An X.Org Server   Valve   2013-03-05
Running Modern Linux On The CompuLab Trim-Slice   Hardware   2013-03-05
Windows, Wine, Intel, Compilers Top February   Phoronix   2013-02-28
Dell Puts Out Updated Ubuntu Linux Laptop   Hardware   2013-02-18
AMD Radeon 2D Performance On Linux Remains Mixed   Radeon   2013-02-13
Linux Bricks Some UEFI Samsung Laptops   Linux Kernel   2013-01-30
CrossOver 12.1 Ditches Wine-Mono   WINE   2013-01-23
Ubuntu's Hardware-Backported LTS Gets Delayed   Ubuntu   2013-01-11
First Statistics On Steam Linux Usage   Valve   2013-01-05
Phoronix 2012 Year-End Summary   Phoronix   2012-12-31
The Most Popular Linux Benchmarks Of 2012   Phoronix   2012-12-30
A Slew Of Performance Improvements To Hit Compiz   Desktop   2012-12-13
The Cortex-A15 Continues Running Strong On Linux   Hardware   2012-12-09
LLVM 3.2 Release Candidate 2 Arrives   LLVM   2012-12-02
Compiz To Unredirect Fullscreen Windows By Default   Ubuntu   2012-11-28
NVIDIA: New Features, Support For Linux For Tegra   NVIDIA   2012-11-24
The Steam Linux Beta Begins...   Valve   2012-11-06
Ubuntu 12.04 Needs New Drivers For Valve's Source   Valve   2012-11-05
There Might Be Another EXT4 Corruption Bug   Free Software   2012-11-01
More Linux Benchmarks Of The AMD FX Vishera   AMD   2012-10-23
Tests Continue From The 5-Watt Ubuntu ARM Server   Arm   2012-10-18
Benchmarking The Ubuntu "Low-Jitter" Linux Kernel   Ubuntu   2012-10-15
An Attempt To Push Ubuntu As A Gaming Platform   Linux Gaming   2012-10-12
Linux 3.7 + Mesa 9.1-devel Running On Ubuntu 12.10   Mesa   2012-10-12
GPU Driver Updates To Come Quicker To Ubuntu   Linux Gaming   2012-10-11
Ubuntu: Open X Bugs, Nouveau In A "Funky State"   Ubuntu   2012-10-05
Early Boot Speed Results For Ubuntu 12.10   Ubuntu   2012-10-03
Valve's Steam Linux Beta Begins Next Week   Valve   2012-09-27
Ubuntu Switches Back To GRUB2 For SecureBoot   Ubuntu   2012-09-21
Nouveau Benchmarks On Ubuntu 12.10   Nouveau   2012-09-17
VMware Fusion 5.0 Benchmarks With Ubuntu 12.04   Virtualization   2012-09-16
Compiz Working On Unredirected Fullscreen Windows   Ubuntu   2012-09-13
Valve's Steam Linux Beta About To Drop?   Valve   2012-09-06
What Excited Linux Enthusiasts In August: Apple, Valve   Valve   2012-08-31
Canonical Plans To Drop Alternate Ubuntu CDs   Ubuntu   2012-08-27
Fedora 17 Doesn't Change The Apple MacBook Pro   Apple   2012-08-24
MacBook Pro - Ubuntu Linux: 21 Watts, OS X: 9 Watts   Hardware   2012-08-23
Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS "Precise Pangolin" Released   Ubuntu   2012-08-23
Canonical Comments On The Unity 2D Defenestration   Ubuntu   2012-08-17
AMD Catalyst 12.8 Driver For Linux: Not Exciting   AMD   2012-08-16
NVIDIA Releases $299 Kepler Graphics Card   NVIDIA   2012-08-16
ARM Calxeda Highbank Ubuntu Linux Benchmarks   Arm   2012-08-15
Apple's Retina MacBook Pro Causes Linux Woes   Hardware   2012-07-30
GNOME Is Losing Relevance On The Linux Desktop   Linux Gaming   2012-07-28
Apple OS X Mountain Lion vs. Linux   Apple   2012-07-26
KDE 4.9 Is Faster & More Responsive   KDE   2012-07-19
Valve Writes About Their Linux Client Plans   Valve   2012-07-16
Ubuntu Still Aims For Wayland System Compositor   Ubuntu   2012-07-06
The Most Popular Linux Happenings From Q2'2012   Phoronix   2012-07-04
HTC Desire HD, Xoom Linaro Benchmarked   Hardware   2012-07-03
UKSM For Data Deduplication Of The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-07-01
Bringing DRM Drivers Back To Older Linux Kernels   Linux Kernel   2012-06-28
Upcoming Linux Benchmarks For July 2012   Phoronix   2012-06-23
NVIDIA GeForce OpenCL Performance Comparison   NVIDIA   2012-06-23
Showing The 96-Core Ubuntu ARM Cluster In Action   Arm   2012-06-21
Calxeda Claims 15x Advantage Over Intel Xeon   Hardware   2012-06-20
Years Later, Intel Poulsbo Remains A Bloody Mess   Intel   2012-06-19
NVIDIA Releases L4T Linux 15   NVIDIA   2012-06-14
Clang Compiling Against GCC On Ubuntu ARM Linux   LLVM   2012-06-11
Upcoming Linux Hardware Benchmarks For June   Phoronix   2012-06-09
Fedora 17: Beefier Than Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?   Fedora   2012-06-08
Canonical Touts Its New Microsoft Partnership   Microsoft   2012-06-07
Preview: A Cheap 12-Core, 30-Watt Ubuntu Cluster   Ubuntu   2012-06-07
AMD Catalyst Linux 12.6 Beta Has Arrived   AMD   2012-06-01
Ubuntu Demotes Its Migration Assistant   Ubuntu   2012-05-30
LLVMpipe Still Doesn't Work For Linux Gaming   Linux Gaming   2012-05-28
2013: A Good Year For Open-Source AMD?   AMD   2012-05-24
Ubuntu 12.10 Grows Ambitious Wayland Plans   Wayland   2012-05-09
The X.Org Plans For Ubuntu 12.10   Ubuntu   2012-05-09
GCC vs. LLVM/Clang Compilers On ARMv7 Linux   LLVM   2012-05-09
Ubuntu Friendly Wasn't So Friendly After All   Ubuntu   2012-05-09
Qt 5.0 Is Going To Like LLVMpipe, Wayland   Free Software   2012-05-08
Ubuntu 12.10 To Target Linux 3.5 Kernel, Maybe 3.6   Linux Kernel   2012-05-08
Shuttleworth Talks About Ubuntu 12.10   Ubuntu   2012-05-07
Calxeda Shows Off 192-Core ARM Ubuntu Server   Ubuntu   2012-05-07
Using DisplayLink USB Graphics On Ubuntu 12.04   Ubuntu   2012-05-04
Intel Ivy Bridge Continues To Grind Quickly On Linux   Intel   2012-05-03
Upcoming Linux Hardware Tests, Benchmarks   Linux Gaming   2012-05-02
Ubuntu 12.10 Open For Development With GCC 4.7   Ubuntu   2012-04-30
Image Quality: Intel Ivy Bridge vs. Radeon Gallium3D   Intel   2012-04-28
AMD Catalyst 12.4 Linux Graphics Driver Released   AMD   2012-04-26
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" Released   Ubuntu   2012-04-26
Ubuntu 12.10 Codenamed The "Quantal Quetzal"   Ubuntu   2012-04-23
Ubuntu 12.10 Release Schedule Published   Ubuntu   2012-04-22
Running The OMAPDRM On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS   Hardware   2012-04-22
New "NV30" Nouveau Driver Still Causes Pain   Nouveau   2012-04-22
LightDM-KDE 0.1.0 Released   KDE   2012-04-21
Next Week Is Looking Phenomenal For Linux   Linux Gaming   2012-04-20
What Ubuntu 12.10 Won't Be Codenamed   Ubuntu   2012-04-20