What are the release dates of Ubuntu 8.10.x

Francesco Fumanti francesco.fumanti at gmx.net
Sun Nov 30 15:36:38 UTC 2008


Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Nov 2008 15:07:09 +0000 "Alan Pope" <alan at popey.com> wrote:
>> Hi Francesco,
>> 2008/11/30 Francesco Fumanti <francesco.fumanti at gmx.net>:
>>> Could anybody please tell me when the updates of Ubuntu 8.10 will be
>>> released?
>> What makes you think 8.10 _will_ have a respin/update to the ISO?

I assumed that every Ubuntu release had stable version updates like 
GNOME. Thanks for telling me that it is only the case for the LTS releases.

>> As far as I can see only LTS (Long Term Support) releases (6.06 and
>> 8.04 so far) have had updates to the ISO.

Now I know why I can't find them on the Intrepid schedule: there will 
not be any such update for Intrepid because it is not a LTS release.

> Although respinning the CD/DvD images is extremely unlikely, updates for 
> security issues and significant bug fixes are published in the online 
> repositories regularly.  They are published when they are ready and not on 
> any set schedule.

Thanks to both of you for the pieces of information.



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