The numbers of Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

Already a week after its release, it’s time to release some issues about Ubuntu and its latest operating system, 1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) that comes with some interesting new features, such as support for snap packages or support for ZFS and CephFS file systems. Part of the numbers (actually most) the publish Dustin Kirkland in a post on his personal blog and you have the full list after the cut.

Ubuntu issues in April 2016

  • 6: Ubuntu 16.04 is the sixth LTS version of operating system developed by Canonical:
    1. 6.06 Dapper Drake in June 2006.
    2. 8.04 Hardy Heron in April 2008.
    3. 10.04 Lucy Lynx in April 2010.
    4. 12.04 Precise Pangolin in April 2012.
    5. 14.04 Trusty Tahr in April 2014.
    6. 16.04 Xenial Xerus on April 21, 2016.
  • 7: With the arrival of 16.04 LTS version, Ubuntu supports 7 CPU architectures:
    1. armhf
    2. arm64
    3. i386
    4. amd64
    5. powerpc
    6. ppc64el
    7. s390x
  • 9: So far, 9 are the official flavors of Ubuntu:
    1. Kubuntu (Dec 5.04)
    2. Edubuntu (Dec 5.10)
    3. Xubuntu (from 6.06 LTS)
    4. Mythbuntu (Dec 7.10)
    5. Ubuntu Studio (Dec 7.10)
    6. Lubuntu (Dec 11.10)
    7. Ubuntu GNOME (Dec 13.04)
    8. Ubuntu Kylin (Dec 13.04)
    9. Ubuntu MAT (Dec 15.04)
    10. To which can be added Ubuntu Budgie in October.
  • 24: Counting only the released versions of the standard version, with the release on Thursday there have already been 24 versions of Ubuntu:
    1. Ubuntu 4.10 Warty Warhog
    2. Ubuntu 5.04 Hoary Hedgehog
    3. Ubuntu 5.10 Breezy Badger
    4. Ubuntu 6.06 Dapper Drake
    5. Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Eft
    6. Ubuntu 7.04 Feitsy Fawn
    7. Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibon
    8. Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Pangolin
    9. Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex
    10. Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope
    11. Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala
    12. Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx
    13. Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat
    14. Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal
    15. Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot
    16. Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin
    17. Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal
    18. Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail
    19. Ubuntu 13.10 Sauci Salamander
    20. Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr
    21. Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn
    22. Ubuntu 15.04 Viviu Velved
    23. Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf
    24. Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus
  • 25,671: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS consists of 25,671 packages (complete list) Type:
    • main
    • universe
    • restricted
    • multiverse
  • 216,475: A complete file of all Ubuntu 16.04 LTS .deb package binaries consists of 216,475 .deb packages:
    • 24,803 independent arch
    • 27,159 armhf
    • 26,845 arm64
    • 28,730 i386
    • 28,902 amd64
    • 27,061 powerpc
    • 26,837 ppc64el
    • 26,138 s390x
  • 1426792926: The total sum of lines of code for all Ubuntu 16.04 LTS package sources using cloc is 1426792926 lines of source code.
  • 250,478,341,568: A complete file of all .deb packages of all Ubuntu 16.04 architectures requires 250 GB of storage space.

250GB of storage or 1426792926 lines of code are not exactly little, right?

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