LTS status for Ubuntu flavours

Kaj Ailomaa zequence at
Mon Feb 24 10:50:55 UTC 2014

On Mon, Feb 24, 2014, at 11:46 AM, Dimitri John Ledkov wrote:
> On 24 February 2014 10:27, Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at> wrote:
> > Ubuntu Studio is also participating in all point releases for 12.04 LTS.
> >
> > We will discuss LTS support for 14.04. Most probably we will follow the
> > Ubuntu 5 year plan.
> >
> > / Kaj Ailomaa - Ubuntu Studio project lead
> Given the overlap between Xubuntu and Ubuntu Studio, does it make
> sense to have the two on different support lengths? Xubuntu committing
> to 3 years earlier in the thread, and 5 year commitment here. Are you
> going to pick up the remaining 2 years of XFCE specific support
> required? Or would it be better to align both flavors on the same
> support length, e.g. either 3 or 5.
> -- 
> Regards,
> Dimitri.

While Ubuntu Studio uses the XFCE DE, our main focus is multimedia
content production and the meta packages are applicable to all DEs.
As far as the ISO is concerned, we will of course put our attention to
any bugs that may arise. And that is as far as we will support XFCE
specific packages.

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