Rilis ke 3 dari ubuntu versi 8.04 (versi Long Term Support - LTS). Versi yang mendapat dukungan terlama. Versi ini penyempurnaan dari bug bug yang ditemukan pada versi sebelumnya dan update terbaru
Steve Langasek has announced the release of Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS, the third update of the distribution's special version with long-term support (3 years on the desktop and 5 years on the server): "The Ubuntu team is proud to announce the release of Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS, the third maintenance update to Ubuntu's 8.04 LTS release. This release includes updated server, desktop and alternate installation CDs for the i386 and amd64 architectures. In all, 80 updates have been integrated, and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to be downloaded after installation. These include security updates and corrections for other high-impact bugs, with a focus on maintaining stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 8.04 LTS.