End Of Life..

Phill Whiteside phillw at vpolink.com
Sat Mar 30 17:26:34 UTC 2013


Hi Nio,

I am aware of that. It was just my asking if the kernel would still receive
updates. I know the applications will not.

regards,

Phill.


On 30 March 2013 16:02, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com> wrote:

> There is a complication to continue with Ubuntu 10.04 desktop. Those
> packages not included in the server edition won't receive any updates
> (not even security updates) which was also discussed in the following link
>
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1954702
>
> Each user can select to upgrade or stay without security updates, but we
> can help describing the risks, advantages and disadvantages.
>
> On 2013-03-30 13:49, Phill Whiteside wrote:
> > I have an update for 10.04
> >
> > *Ending Ubuntu Desktop support just means that we no longer release
> desktop-
> > related updates, the repository won't (can't) go away and be archived,
> since
> > server, as you note, still depends on it.  In that sense, lucid in
> general
> > is "supported" for another three years.  Nothing changes for people, they
> > just won't get non-server SRUs and security updates from Canonical, nor
> is
> > there a community commitment to make them.
> >
> > So, your users don't need to do anything.  Kernels will keep getting
> > updated,
> > and life goes on.*
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Phill.
> >
> >
> > On 29 March 2013 21:21, Phill Whiteside <PhillW at ubuntu.com
> > <mailto: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.
> >
> >     Regards,
> >
> >     Phill.
> >     --
> >     https://wiki.ubuntu.com/phillw
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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