notification of new version

Mark Widdicombe mwiddicombe at
Fri Oct 15 10:23:13 UTC 2010

From: ubuntu-users-bounces at [ubuntu-users-bounces at] On Behalf Of R Kimber [richardkimber at]
Sent: 15 October 2010 12:06 PM

>I was wondering how someone who isn't subscribed to this or a related list,
>and who doesn't spend time visiting Ubuntu websites, know that there's a
>new version released?  Update manager used to do this, but so far it has
>failed to alert me to the new version. I've had two or three normal updates
>of 10.04 stuff since 10.10 was released. Does it wait for a specified time
>after release before alerting people?
You have to tell update manager that you want to be informed of normal releases because 10.04 is LTS.
Go into update manager (system --> Administration --> Update Manager) click Settings and select "Normal Releases"
under "Release upgrade".  By default it is set to LTS releases only.


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