[Lubuntu-qa] Fwd: Changes in Ubuntu releases decided by the Ubuntu Technical Board
Ali Linx (amjjawad)
amjjawad at gmail.com
Fri Mar 29 20:09:59 UTC 2013
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On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 12:03 AM, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been thinking about XP end of life too. This is a great
> opportunity, and a Lubuntu LTS version will be handy to offer to all
> those people who don't need and don't want new computers.
> On 2013-03-29 20:47, Ali Linx (amjjawad) wrote:
> > Hi,
> > LXLE is a nice project. It is an Extra Life Extension and not yet a
> > fully Linux Distribution.
> > http://www.lxle.net/index.php?x=about
> > Lance was talking about Lubuntu whether it is going to be an LTS or not?
> > If truth to be told and I haven't ever explained that here so I guess it
> > is time to do it :)
> > Lubuntu and Ubuntu, both are using exactly the same core system. They
> > are also using the same repositories.
> > Lubuntu 12.04 is unofficial LTS version. Why? because it has the same
> > core of Ubuntu 12.04 which is LTS (Ubuntu).
> > Having that said, if you have Lubuntu 12.04, the updates for the core
> > system will be indeed supported for 5 years. HOWEVER, for example,
> > PCManFM, LXPanel, other LXDE packeges won't.
> > Now, from my understanding, I guess all parts of the system and
> > applications must be LTS so we can call that system an LTS and I could
> > be wrong about this.
> > Some applications were removed from Ubuntu 12.04 because they thought
> > these may affect the stability of the system.
> > Anyway, if someone having Lubuntu 12.04 installed, for me, I will keep
> > it for 5 years if I can as long as it will get updated with the
> > important updates.
> > Back to LXLE. I'm one of the supported for this project. Other teammates
> > of mine are supporting it too. The idea is nice and I'm glad to see some
> > projects based on Lubuntu :D
> > If Lubuntu 14.04 is going to be an LTS version, that would be a HUGE
> > success. NOT only for us as Linux Users, but for others. Please have a
> > read here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/endofsupport.aspx
> > Do you know what does it mean? it means there is a great chance for
> > those XP User to have a new system (2014) which is:
> > 1- Newer
> > 2- Faster
> > 3- Virus Free
> > 4- No need to format, defragement, etc
> > etc etc etc
> > AND YES, I'm saying it here loudly and publicly, I will do whatever I'm
> > capable of to reach to those people and make them use Linux instead
> > of: */"If your current PC meets the system requirements for Windows 7 or
> > Windows 8, you can buy Windows 7 Professional or Windows 8 Pro from a
> > local retailer or Microsoft Certified Partner. If your PC does not meet
> > system requirements, consider purchasing a new business PC with Windows
> > 8 Pro."/*
> > */
> > /*
> > That is not hard to achieve by the way. Spread the word of Lubuntu and
> > Linux in general and they will come to you, you don't need to go to them
> > My mission is to enlighten the dark world and spread the great infection
> > of Linux ;)
> > Thanks!
> > On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 11:03 PM, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com
> > <mailto:nio.wiklund at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > On 2013-03-20 08:07, Lance wrote:
> > > 14.04 would be the next LTS so we might want to discuss the
> > possibility of pursuing a 3 year (or 30 month) LTS at that time???
> > Yes please :-)
> > I'm sure you are aware of LXLE. I think it is ambitious (nice looking
> > and working well). Will it be possible to keep it as secure and
> > up-to-date as an official Ubuntu LTS flavour?
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