Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 hotfix released

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Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 hotfix released

Lukasz Zemczak-2
Shortly after the release of Ubuntu 20.04.2, on Thursday February 4 2021,
a regression was discovered[1] which means that on certain systems and under
certain specific conditions the Ubuntu installer can fail to install a Linux
kernel. This renders the system unable to boot.

After carefully analysing the impact of this regression, the release team took
the decision to reissue images of 20.04.2 with a corrected version of the
installer[2]. These images are now available, versioned as 20.04.2.0. Only the
Ubuntu flavours listed below are affected. If you have downloaded the 20.04.2
release of any of these flavours, we encourage you to re-download the updated
versions.

Kubuntu
Ubuntu Budgie
Ubuntu Desktop
Ubuntu Kylin
Ubuntu MATE
Ubuntu Studio
Xubuntu

To get Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS
-------------------------

In order to download Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, either the affected (fixed) or
unaffected images, visit:

    https://ubuntu.com/download


We apologise for the regression.

On behalf of the Ubuntu release team,
Ɓukasz Zemczak


[1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1915114
[2] https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/20.04.15.10


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