Ubuntu Netbook first point release?

Robbie Williamson robbie at ubuntu.com
Fri Aug 20 16:42:11 BST 2010

Moving to ubuntu-devel, as ubuntu-announce is a low-volume list.


On Fri, 2010-08-20 at 09:08 -0500, Robbie Williamson wrote: 
> On Fri, 2010-08-20 at 04:38 -0400, m.g.jensen at iname.com wrote: 
> > Dear Robbie Williamson
> > 
> > Wonder if it is a mistake or has it been decided not to upload a
> > maintenance version of Ubuntu Netbook?
> Unfortunately, we did not classify Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.04 as an
> LTS (see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LTS), thus we will not release ISOs for
> it.
> > Find it strange as Kubuntu Netbook is version 10.04.1 by now. 
> We don't control what the derivatives do (in terms of ISOs), and it just
> so happens that the Kubuntu team decided they wanted to release an
> ISO....so they did ;).
> > And especially with a netbook with a small ssd, I think the more
> > updated the OS-version the better.
> To be clear, people who install 10.04 UNE will receive the same updates
> via our update-manager tool.  You can also download the 10.04.1 Desktop
> ISO, install it on a netbook, then install the ubuntu-netbook package
> using software center or apt-get on the command line.  This is a meta
> package that will pull in all the UNE packages and allow you to select
> the UNE session at login.
> I'm copying this to ubuntu-announce, as I'm sure others will have the
> same question, so thanks for asking it :). 
> -Robbie

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