Software updates intervals in Ubuntu

Andy stude.list at
Tue Mar 25 17:39:16 UTC 2008

On 25/03/2008, Ioannis Vranos <ivranos at> wrote:
> Hi, is the software provided by Ubuntu (in my case Ubuntu 7.10 x86)
>  updated on some specific time intervals

A new version of the OS (including packaged software) is normally
updated every 6 months. To get more frequent updates you can use the
"backports" repository.

Security updates are released as and when they are required.


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