[xubuntu-users] Will Xubuntu 12.04 Be LTS Version?

Michael Höhne mih-hoehne at web.de
Wed Feb 8 08:37:12 UTC 2012


Pasi Lallinaho wrote:

> On 02/07/2012 09:27 PM, Michael Höhne wrote:
> > Pasi Lallinaho wrote,
> >
> >> On 02/07/2012 09:15 PM, Jesse Palser wrote:

> >>> Will Xubuntu 12.04 Be LTS Version?

> >> Yes, it will be LTS, with support for 3 years.

> > http://www.canonical.com/content/ubuntu-1204-feature-extended-support-period-desktop-users

> per the LTS application of Xubuntu and the approval of Technical
> Board [1], Xubuntu stays in 3-year LTS cycles. This is because the
> Xubuntu developers do not think they can give LTS support for five
> years, mostly because Xfce isn't supported that long upstream.

Thanks for the information.

I changed from KDE3 to GNOME2 two years ago because I didn't like all
these "enhancements" in KDE4. I wanted an "old fashioned" Desktop.

Now I tried Ubuntu 11.10 in a virtual machine: GNOME3 is on the same
bad trip as KDE4 and Unity is definitely no option at all!

Since "thunar" is now able to use the smb-protocol I gave xfce another
Chance (Xubuntu 12.04 alpha 2 in a virtual machine) and was really
happy: This is exactly want I want ;-)))

So I thought, I could make a "5 year holiday" until I have to decide
again...

Regards,
Michael




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