EOL announcements

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Wed Nov 1 15:39:20 GMT 2006

On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 03:32:48AM -0500, t u wrote:
> what if:
> a last upgrade would change the desktop background with an ugly-looking
> message: "this release is no longer maintained. Please upgrade to a
> later Ubuntu release to protect your system against security threads."

How would this update be distributed to users?  The nature of EOL is that no
further updates are issued, and the obsolete release is removed from mirrors
to make room for newer releases.

 - mdz

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