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Ubuntu LTS to get 5 year support on desktop

Sat Feb 11, 2012 7:50 am

I guess I missed this news when it first hit, but Canonical is moving to a 5 year support cycle for both LTS (long term support) variants of Ubuntu Linux, starting with the next LTS release (which is due in a couple of months). Previously, only the "server" variant got 5 years of support.

Good news for Ubuntu fans!
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Re: Ubuntu LTS to get 5 year support on desktop

Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:18 pm

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Awesome. Now only if Canonical was free (mainly their Landscape monitoring solution).
 
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Re: Ubuntu LTS to get 5 year support on desktop

Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:45 am

Nobody's forcing you to use Landscape with it. As you've pointed out yourself, there are other free alternatives available.
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