Ubuntu is standard OS on new computer and Ubuntu to be floated and LTS to go to ten years

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Ubuntu is standard OS on new computer and Ubuntu to be floated and LTS to go to ten years

Bret Busby-2
Hello.

I have just found these reports;

https://www.zdnet.com/article/dell-releases-latest-linux-developer-laptop-with-comet-lake-cpu/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/mark-shuttleworth-reveals-ubuntu-18-04-will-get-a-10-year-support-lifespan/

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Re: Ubuntu is standard OS on new computer and Ubuntu to be floated and LTS to go to ten years

David Fletcher-5
On Sat, 2019-08-24 at 17:31 +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
> Hello.
>
> I have just found these reports;

> https://www.zdnet.com/article/mark-shuttleworth-reveals-ubuntu-18-04-
> will-get-a-10-year-support-lifespan/

Very nice, as I'm busy getting new hardware set up with 18.04, but I
see no mention of 10 years on the ubuntu.com downloads. Anybody else
see it there?

Dave

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> -- 
> Bret Busby
> Armadale
> West Australia
> ..............
>
> "So once you do know what the question actually is,
>  you'll know what the answer means."
> - Deep Thought,
>  Chapter 28 of Book 1 of
>  "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
>  A Trilogy In Four Parts",
>  written by Douglas Adams,
>  published by Pan Books, 1992
>
> ....................................................
>

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Re: Ubuntu is standard OS on new computer and Ubuntu to be floated and LTS to go to ten years

Mark Frank
On Sat, Aug 24, 2019 at 5:23 PM David Fletcher <[hidden email]> wrote:
On Sat, 2019-08-24 at 17:31 +0800, Bret Busby wrote:

> https://www.zdnet.com/article/mark-shuttleworth-reveals-ubuntu-18-04-
> will-get-a-10-year-support-lifespan/

Very nice, as I'm busy getting new hardware set up with 18.04, but I
see no mention of 10 years on the ubuntu.com downloads. Anybody else
see it there?

Dave



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Re: Ubuntu is standard OS on new computer and Ubuntu to be floated and LTS to go to ten years

MR ZenWiz
On Sat, Aug 24, 2019 at 5:50 PM Mark Frank <[hidden email]> wrote:

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> On Sat, Aug 24, 2019 at 5:23 PM David Fletcher <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>> On Sat, 2019-08-24 at 17:31 +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
>> >
>> > https://www.zdnet.com/article/mark-shuttleworth-reveals-ubuntu-18-04-
>> > will-get-a-10-year-support-lifespan/
>>
>> Very nice, as I'm busy getting new hardware set up with 18.04, but I
>> see no mention of 10 years on the ubuntu.com downloads. Anybody else
>> see it there?
>>
Does the new life-cycle have any impacts on the side ?buntus, like Xubuntu?

And what, if any?

Thanks.

Mark

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