Ubuntu 7.10 - Supported to 2009
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Apr 11 00:50:04 UTC 2008
On 04/10/2008 04:35 PM, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> On 04/10/2008 02:51 PM, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
>>> The Ubuntu web site says: "Ubuntu 7.10 - Supported to 2009".
>>> What does that support mean? All repositories will be kept up to date or
>>> specific ones?
>>> Ioannis (John)
>> It means that after April 2009 7.10 will reach EOL (End of Life) and
>> will no longer be supported.
>> [At that time, Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include
>> information or updated packages for Ubuntu 6.10.]
>> Not to worry, Hardy will replace 6.10 and 7.10, and I am sure that a new
>> non-LTS Alpha version will come out in the next 6 months or so.
>> Otherwise we'd all be stuck with 8.10 in LTS time-warp mode for the next
>> three years :-)
> So, can we expect that all Ubuntu 7.10 repositories will keep being
> updated up to 2009, or only specific ones? I am not talking about a
> migration to a newer Ubuntu release.
Perhaps you failed to read the links that I provided...
Each Ubuntu release is supported for 18 months with security patches,
fixes for critical bugs that could cause data loss, and extra translations.
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