Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) end-of-life reached on April 10, 2012

Kate Stewart kate.stewart at ubuntu.com
Tue Apr 10 15:39:12 UTC 2012

This note is just to confirm that the support period for Ubuntu 10.10
(Maverick Meerkat) formally ends on April 10, 2012 and Ubuntu Security Notices
no longer includes information or updated packages for Ubuntu 10.10.  

The supported upgrade path from Ubuntu 10.10 is via Ubuntu 11.04
(Natty Narwhal).  Instructions and caveats for the upgrade may be found at
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NattyUpgrades.  Note that upgrades
to version 11.04 and beyond are only supported in multiple steps, via
an upgrade first to 11.04, then to 11.10. Both Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu 11.10
continue to be actively supported with security updates and select
high-impact bug fixes. All announcements of official security
updates for Ubuntu releases are sent to the ubuntu-security-announce
mailing list, information about which may be found at

Since its launch in October 2004 Ubuntu has become one of the most
highly regarded Linux distributions with millions of users in homes,
schools, businesses and governments around the world. Ubuntu is Open
Source software, costs nothing to download, and users are free to
customize or alter their software in order to meet their needs. 

Kate Stewart
Ubuntu Release Manager

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