notification of new version

Tom H tomh0665 at
Fri Oct 15 10:42:57 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 6:06 AM, R Kimber <richardkimber at> wrote:
> 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?

By default, LTS releases will only pormpt you to upgrade to another
LTS release. See the change to "normal releases" in

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