[Lubuntu-qa] Fwd: Changes in Ubuntu releases decided by the Ubuntu Technical Board

Lance lbsolost at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 29 20:16:56 UTC 2013

Wow, you're all "wikified" ;^) I like the way that looks. I'm too busy ATM to really get involved but it would be super-cool for you to bring that up again just after we release Raring.

Maybe we could share some tweaks:



--- On Fri, 3/29/13, Ali Linx (amjjawad) <amjjawad at gmail.com> wrote:

From: Ali Linx (amjjawad) <amjjawad at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Lubuntu-qa] Fwd: Changes in Ubuntu releases decided by the Ubuntu Technical Board
To: "Nio Wiklund" <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>
Cc: "Lance" <lbsolost at yahoo.com>, "lubuntu-qa at lists.launchpad.net" <lubuntu-qa at lists.launchpad.net>, "lubuntu user list" <lubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Date: Friday, March 29, 2013, 3:09 PM

If truth to be told, this is my HUGE project for the moment and on my toppest priority :)I have one year to achieve that and I have started since few days already :)

This is my page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawadIf you are interested and want to join me with this HOLY MISSION (:P), you are most welcome and can contact me anytime :)

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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