[xubuntu-users] Xubuntu: End-of-life Question

Piotr Kacprzak sp6owb at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 07:23:05 UTC 2019


Interesting topic. Thank you.

2019-03-20 5:15 GMT+01:00, Klaipedaville on Google <klaipedaville at gmail.com>:
> If you are not a bank then most probably you are going to be all right
> without any latest updates and all. Personally, I do not suffer any
> "must-have-the-very-latest-shiny-updates" syndromes. Most of the time the
> very latest ones are much worse than a couple of versions back. They can
> also break some of your current stuff you are used to. For example I have
> two machines that I never upgrade. Ever. Moreover, I turned off all the
> updates on these two because I am just happy with the way it is and it's
> been working perfectly fine.
>
>
> From: Rog
> Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 21:01
> To: Xubuntu Support and User Discussions
> Subject: [xubuntu-users] Xubuntu: End-of-life Question
>
> I get confused about what happens when Xubuntu support ends. If I read
> correctly, that is before Ubuntu end-of-life for a release. For example,
> Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is supported until April, 2021. Xubuntu is said to be
> supported until April, 2019.
>
> Is it that the Xubuntu team stops working on 16.04 in April. But, that
> updates to *Ubuntu* are still available? Can one depend on downloads from
> Ubuntu's servers for security updates but that Xubuntu bugs will no longer
> be fixed?
>
> Please clear up the confusion. If I don't upgrade immediately to 18.04, what
> are the consequences? I am still in no hurry to do this upgrade, given what
> I read in release notes and given the experience of others.
>
> Thanks.
> -- Roger linux.rog at gmail.com
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