Select an image
Ubuntu is distributed on two types of images described below.
Server install image
The server install image allows you to install Ubuntu permanently on a computer for use as a server. It will not install a graphical user interface.
Choose this if you have a computer based on the AMD64 or EM64T architecture (e.g., Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon, Core 2). Choose this if you are at all unsure.64-bit ARM (ARMv8/AArch64) server install image
For 64-bit ARMv8 processors and above.PowerPC64 Little-Endian server install image
For POWER8 Little-Endian computers, such as Power Systems S8xxL/LC Linux-only servers.IBM System z server install image
For IBM System z series mainframes, such as IBM LinuxONE.
Preinstalled server image
The preinstalled-server image allows you to unpack a preinstalled version of Ubuntu onto a target device.
For Raspberry Pi 2 boards.Raspberry Pi 3 (Hard-Float) preinstalled server image
For Raspberry Pi 3 boards.Raspberry Pi 3 (64-bit ARM) preinstalled server image
For Raspberry Pi 3 boards.
For ARM hardware for which we do not ship preinstalled images, see ARM/Server/Install for detailed installation information.
A full list of available files, including BitTorrent files, can be found below.
If you need help burning these images to disk, see the Image Burning Guide.