Hardware Updates for Ubuntu 16.04

Jeffrey Lane jeff at ubuntu.com
Mon Jul 9 13:37:45 UTC 2018

On Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 6:01 AM, Will Marley <Will.Marley at ukfast.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Apologies if I have missed this in a previous email / forum etc.
> Has an official date been posted to mark the end of hardware updates for
> Ubuntu 16.04? We just need this as a guideline / deadline before upgrading a
> lot of hosts up to 18.04.

This info is always available on the wiki:


Per the release date, the final HWE kernel for 16.04 is tentatively
scheduled for August 2.  That will be 16.04.5 and will be based on the
4.15 kernel that Bionic uses.



> Cheers,
> Will
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