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Ubuntu Pro

The most comprehensive subscription
for open-source software security

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Same great OS.
More security updates.

Reduce your average CVE exposure time from 98 days to 1 day
with expanded CVE patching, ten-years security maintenance, optional support and operations for the full stack of open-source applications.

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Security coverage compared


5 years

2,300 packages in the Ubuntu Main repo supported for 5 years

Pro (Infra-Only)

10 years

2,300 packages in the Ubuntu Main repo supported for 10 years


Main + Universe:
10 years

2,300 packages in the Ubuntu Main repo included in Infra-only, plus an additional 23,000+ packages in the Ubuntu Universe repository for 10 years

A few of the 2,300 packages included in Ubuntu Main:

A few of the 23,000 packages included in Ubuntu Universe:

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What's new with Ubuntu Pro plans?

Security patching

(Coverage for both critical, high
and selected medium CVEs)

Ubuntu LTS Ubuntu Pro

(Previously known as "Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure")

Ubuntu Pro
Over 2,300 packages in Ubuntu Main repository 5 years 10 years 10 years
Over 23,000 packages in Ubuntu Universe repository Best effort Best effort 10 years
Optional phone/ticket support No Yes Yes
Compliance and hardening Ubuntu LTS Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only) Ubuntu Pro
NIST-certified FIPS crypto-modules No Yes Yes
USG hardening with CIS and DISA-STIG profiles No Yes Yes
Common Criteria EAL2 No Yes Yes
Other features Ubuntu LTS Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only) Ubuntu Pro
Kernel Livepatch No Yes Yes
Real-time kernel No Yes Yes
Systems management at scale with Landscape No Yes Yes

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Become a customer

For enterprises to cover their Ubuntu estate - servers and workstations.
See Ubuntu Pro pricing.


Free for personal use

Anyone can use Ubuntu Pro for free on up to 5 machines, or 50 if you are an official Ubuntu Community member.


Trial at no extra cost for existing Ubuntu Advantage customers

Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure is now rebranded to Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only). The features and price have not changed.

Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only) customers can try the full Ubuntu Pro subscription, including security coverage for an additional 23,000 packages for 10 years.

If you were an active customer before January 26th, 2023, this trial lasts for up to 1 year - until the end of your current contract. At the end of the trial, you can choose to upgrade to full Pro (at extra cost), or remain as an Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only) customer at your current price.

Curious to know how much Ubuntu Pro can do for you? Try this:

user@xenial-machine:~$ pro security-status
645 packages installed:
      639 packages from Ubuntu Main/Restricted repository
      3 packages from Ubuntu Universe/Multiverse repository
      1 package from a third party
      2 packages no longer available for download

To get more information about the packages, run
      pro security-status --help
for a list of available options.

This machine is NOT receiving security patches because the LTS period has ended and esm-infra is not enabled.
This machine is NOT attached to an Ubuntu Pro subscription.

Ubuntu Pro with 'esm-infra' enabled provides security updates for
Main/Restricted packages until 2026 and has 5 pending security updates.

Ubuntu Pro with 'esm-apps' enabled provides security updates for
Universe/Multiverse packages until 2026 and has 1 pending security update.

Try Ubuntu Pro with a free personal subscription on up to 5 machines.
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Used by professionals

Derry Cheng
Product Manager for Compute Engine

“For the last decade, Google has partnered with Canonical to promote the adoption of open-source software.

By offering Ubuntu Pro on Google Compute Engine, together we help customers enhance the security and compliance for their production workloads.”

Robert Huber
Chief Security Officer

“ Tenable and Canonical collaborate to provide timely, accurate and actionable vulnerability alerts.

Ubuntu Pro offers security patch assurance for a broad spectrum of open-source software. Together, we give customers a foundation for the trustworthy open source. ”

Available everywhere

Enterprise-grade security and compliance delivered on every cloud,
data centre, and desktop.

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Public Clouds

Optimised, performant, secure and compliant.
Discover Ubuntu Pro available today across major public cloud marketplaces.


Power to developers. Peace of mind for IT.
Get security, management tooling and support for your Ubuntu Desktop fleet.


Unlimited VMs on selected hypervisors.
Any of: KVM | Qemu | Boch, VMWare ESXi, LXD | LXC, Xen, Hyper-V (WSL, Multipass), VirtualBox, z/VM, Docker.