Fwd: Proposal: Let's drop i386

Glenn Holmer cenbe at kolabnow.com
Sat May 19 13:48:52 UTC 2018

On 05/16/2018 06:17 PM, Valorie Zimmerman wrote:
> Hello folks, I'm forwarding the following email to Ubuntu-devel ML to
> explain the thinking on the part of the Ubuntu developers as to why
> they are discontinuing the i386 images. For us, this would mean that
> the 18.04 LTS is the last i386 ISO that we will be publishing.

I agree with the removal. At this point, i386 is a specialist platform
more suited to the retro community. People who still have i386 systems
(including two here in my lab) shouldn't be surprised if they need to
use specialized distros rather than the mainstream ones.

Glenn Holmer (Linux registered user #16682)
"After the vintage season came the aftermath -- and Cenbe."

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