Staying with Hardy

Jonas Norlander jonorland at
Tue Oct 6 20:01:48 UTC 2009

On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 9:49 PM, Martin Laberge <mlsoftlaberge at> wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 October 2009 04:20:09 Neil Winchurst wrote:
>> I use kubuntu Hardy, which is just about 18 months old now. The new
>> version, Karmic, is due out soon. Since I have Hardy tweaked exactly how
>> I want it I plan to stay with it. For example, I want to stay with
>> konqueror not dolphin. I have java and flash running just fine. It can
>> take ages to get a new version ready for me. And updates would probably
>> not work.
>> Up to how I have had regular updates, including some today. What are the
>> implications of staying put with Hardy please? Will I still get some
>> updates or not? Is it a good idea to stay put?
>> Thoughts anyone?
>> Thanks
>> Neil
> I am with Hardy too, and I plan to stay there for at least the next year.
> If all you want of your system is working at your taste now, then it will
> continue to do so for long long time to go.
> You will not have new versions of softwares, (but you dont need it, since
> the actual one is working well for you).
> You will receive the Security updates for next 2 years.
> And all will work fine, stable, and secure. As it is working now.

You cant say that it will be secure as you don't get any KDE security fixes.

/ Jonas

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