The release date of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is set for April 21, 2016.
Codenamed ‘Xenial Xerus’, Ubuntu 16.04 will be the 6th Long Term Support release of the hugely popular open-source operating system.
Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus will include the Unity 7 desktop, Linux Kernel 4.4, and a host of updated applications.
Roll out dates for 16.04 as follows:
Alpha 1 – December 31st
Alpha 2 – January 28th
Feature Freeze — February 18th
Beta 1 – February 25th
UI Freeze — March 10th
Final Beta – March 24th
Kernel Freeze — April 7th
Release Candidate – April 14th
The final release date of Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus is set for:
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Final – April 21st