Roadmap for Lubuntu

Nio Wiklund nio.wiklund at
Sat Apr 27 09:51:55 UTC 2013

On 2013-04-27 11:29, Julien Lavergne wrote:
> 2013/4/26 Pierre Gobin <pierre.gobin at>:
>> You talk about dropping 13.10 release for Lubuntu. I understand the reasons,
>> and I tend to agree with that. Nevertheless, how can we combine that with
>> the fact that Ubuntu 13.04 as a 9 months support ; what about the support
>> during the period from January to April 2014 ?
> It's something I didn't have in mind when I proposed the drop of 13.10
> as a possibility. Let's see during 13.10 cycle if it's stable enough
> to make a release, and decide around Feature Freeze what to do.
>> The idea of making Lubuntu 14.04 a LTS release is a really good news. Did
>> you think about the time of this support (3 or 5 years) ?
> The same that Ubuntu desktop (3 years).

Ubuntu 12.04 desktop and server both have 5 years LTS (but 8.04 and
10.04 desktop had 3 years, and Xubuntu 12.04 has 3 years)

For me it would be OK with 3 years (one year overlap with the next LTS
>>> When you talk about working on a QLubuntu session, does it mean that there
>> will be, alongside Lubuntu, a QLubuntu version opened for testing ?
> Yes, it will be a session that you can choose when you start Lubuntu
> (at the login prompt).
> Regards,
> Julien Lavergne

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