[Lubuntu-wiki-docs] End Of Life..
Ali Linx (amjjawad)
amjjawad at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 23:23:09 UTC 2013
Hi there David :)
I would strongly recommend to have a read here:
and I'm sure you may want to re-phrase what you previously said :)
Lubuntu 12.04 is using a NON-PAE Kernel. Well, the link says it all :)
On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 2:59 AM, David Gumberg
<davidnoizgumberg at gmail.com>wrote:
> For those of you who are wondering, the reason older machines can't run
> 12.10 or 12.04, it's because the kernel uses PAE (it's a method to have
> more than 4 gigs of ram on a 32-bit operating system I think), and for
> those of you who have hardware that doesn't support PAE, the two good
> alternatives are LXLE and Fedora (LXDE spin). If you want something more
> upstream, go with the Fedora, but if for some reason you ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO
> have that Debian/buntu experience I'd go with LXLE (Lubuntu Extra-Life
> Edition), it's Lubuntu 12.04 with a couple of tweaks, and it uses a non-PAE
> kernel. I've tried and used both of them, and and Fedora is a bit more
> vanilla LXDE so I prefer it, but both alternatives are awesome!
> On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 1:30 PM, Ali Linx (amjjawad) <amjjawad at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I've been discussing this issue and Lubuntu 12.04 being 100% LTS or not
>>  and all the confusion about "will Lubuntu still support my very old
>> machine or not?" for the last two weeks or maybe more.
>> Long story short, I will jump in and find out myself some if not all the
>> answers that our users are seeking and looking for.
>> I'm downloading Lubuntu 10.04 right now from the above link.
>> I will install it once done on my test machine.
>> I need to see myself what is going on and the EOL for the 10.04 Desktop
>> version is coming soon, less than a month. That will be really interesting
>> As you know/may know, each release has different Kernel . Some
>> machines can't use 12.04 or 12.10 because the support had been
>> dropped/stopped. So, if you guys have Qs about that, you do now know who is
>> doing the test and experiments.
>> Thank you!
>>  - http://i46.tinypic.com/i24igz.jpg
>>  -
>> On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 4:49 PM, Phill Whiteside <PhillW at ubuntu.com>wrote:
>>> I have an update for 10.04
>>> *Ending Ubuntu Desktop support just means that we no longer release
>>> related updates, the repository won't (can't) go away and be archived,
>>> server, as you note, still depends on it. In that sense, lucid in
>>> is "supported" for another three years. Nothing changes for people, they
>>> just won't get non-server SRUs and security updates from Canonical, nor
>>> there a community commitment to make them.
>>> So, your users don't need to do anything. Kernels will keep getting
>>> and life goes on.*
>>> On 29 March 2013 21:21, Phill Whiteside <PhillW at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi Folks,
>>>> just so everyone knows. The up coming EOL dates were a little bit
>>>> staggered on the exact dates. To bring everything together, the Release
>>>> Team have decided upon the following.
>>>> The following releases will all reach End Of Life on May 9th 2013.
>>>> Hardy 8.04 (Server)
>>>> Ubuntu 10.04 (Desk Top)
>>>> Ubuntu 11.10
>>>> As 10.04 is supported on server until 2015 thus giving such people at
>>>> least a chance of still receiving kernel updates, I have asked if there is
>>>> a way for the 10.04 lubuntu desktop to continue to receive the kernel
>>>> updates for lubuntu 10.04 desktop for those of whom the dropping of the old
>>>> chip sets is the only option they have.
>>>> The area at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases has been updated by the
>>>> team to reflect the revised dates.
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