[ubuntu-uk] LTS or Latest Version??

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 10:33:05 BST 2010

On 20 October 2010 06:58, Alan Bell <alanbell at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>  On 20/10/10 00:07, Chris Coulson wrote:
>> Well, the LTS *will* get a new version of Firefox in the future (once
>> 3.6 is end-of-life), although it will most likely skip 4.0.
>> Regards
>> Chris
> no, don't think 10.04 LTS will get a new version of Firefox, however if
> you install 10.04 you will be able to stick with it and upgrade to 12.04
> LTS without going through the intermediate steps, and 12.04 will have
> shiny new versions of stuff when it comes out.
> Alan.

And if you *really* want a newer version, you could look into enabling
the '-backports' repository, which will get a newer version of
packages like firefox.

It means that the LTS installation ends up *slightly* less stable than
normal, but more stable than the 6-monthly release.


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