Installation of older ubuntu

Colin Law clanlaw at
Fri Apr 26 08:54:17 UTC 2013

On 26 April 2013 01:21, bryan hamilton <bhamilton_930 at> wrote:
> I would like to start off by saying that "I love ubuntu" but i'm not a fan
> of the new user interface (ubuntu 12.04).  I see that most other OS dev's
> seem to be going in a similar route in gui design. anyway I've recently
> upgraded to 12.04 (fresh install) and would like to downgrade
> my question is,
> if i was to 'downgrade' to say any older and now unsupported 'LT' will i be
> able to download applications and such forever-ever-ness ? meaning are the
> repo's staying online/accessible via apt?  and if so, can i get the repo
> links  ?
> I had planned on downgrading to 10.04.

See for support dates.  10.04 desktop
will go out of support in a few weeks.

My advise is to stick with 12.04 for a couple of months by which time
you will get used to it.  Many who do that and then try going back to
an old version realise that in fact Unity is good.


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