notification of new version
mwiddicombe at shoprite.co.za
Fri Oct 15 10:23:13 UTC 2010
From: ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of R Kimber [richardkimber at btinternet.com]
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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