Ubuntu 21.10 Linux VM Images for VirtualBox and VMware

Introduction

Ubuntu 21.10 is codenamed “Impish Indri” is an adjective that means “inclined to do slightly naughty things for fun”. It has been released on October 14th, 2021 by Canonical.

It is the final interim release before the next Ubuntu LTS release due to be released in April, 2022. This release will get support for 9 months with major bug fixes, critical security patches, and new app releases.

Ubuntu 21.10 is 25th Ubuntu release since its inception. The second version is to be named after an animal beginning with the letter I, and the first was Ubuntu 8.10 “Intrepid Ibex”.

Let’s talk about the new features in Ubuntu 21.10

Ubuntu 21.10 comes with PHP 8 and GCC 11 including full support for static analysis. Also, includes Linux kernel 5.13, Firefox v93 (installed as snap package instead of a deb package), LibreOffice v7.2.1, Thunderbird v91.1.2.

It also comes Gnome 40 as the default desktop, including a new and improved Activities Overview design. Workspaces are now arranged horizontally, and the overview and app grid are accessed vertically.

  1. Ubuntu 21.10 includes the latest OpenStack release, Xena.
  2. Libvirt has been updated to version 7.6
  3. Open vSwitch has been updated to 2.16
  4. Apache has been updated to 2.4.48
  5. QEMU is updated to the 6.0 release

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Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri)

VirtualBox

MD5 - c2f7fc7fce65b3771aff897545311ed4

SHA-1 - ab489d513af46ef02bd35bef61cb1a3951ceee37

VMware

MD5 - 298c46cb53713f42a965c65880a6ad13

SHA-1 - 40de1132c063f05bda82f6c7c9994794d9e2a427

System Information & Password

NOTES
SYSTEM DETAILS LOGIN DETAILS

vCPU: 2

RAM: 4GB

DISK: 512GB

  /boot       : 512MB

  /       : 502GB LVM

  SWAP       : 1GB

Network: Bridged

Username: ubuntu

Password : ubuntu

(to become root, use sudo su -)

Import VM Image

You can visit our dedicated section on how to import virtual machine images on VirtualBox and VMware Workstation.

Conclusion

Thank you for downloading ready to use Ubuntu 21.10 VM images. Please feel free to share your feedback in the comments section.