Larger runner workflows using the
ubuntu-latest runner label will soon run on Ubuntu-22.04.
Ubuntu-22.04 is now the default version for the
ubuntu-latest label for GitHub Actions standard runners workflows. Larger runners will now use the Ubuntu-22.04 as the
-latest version starting 15 December 2022.
If you see any issues with your workflows when they are transitioned to Ubuntu-22.04:
- File an issue in the runner-images repository
- Switch back to Ubuntu 20.04 by specifying the
ubuntu-20.04runner label. We will continue to support Ubuntu 20.04.
Note that image software between Ubuntu-20.04 and Ubuntu-22.04 differs by the pre-installed and default versions versions of some tools. See the full list.