Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron (Desktop) End-of-life May 12, 2011

Announced on the Ubuntu devel mailing list by Kate Stewart, Ubuntu Release Manager at Canonical, Ubuntu 8.04, Hardy Heron, LTS (Desktop) release will reach its end-of-life support on May 12, 2011. Stewart says in the announcement, "Ubuntu announced its 8.04 Desktop release almost 36 months ago, on April 24, 2008. For the LTS Desktop releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 36 months. The support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop will reach end of life on Thursday, May 12, 2011. At that time, Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include information or updated packages for Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop."

The next supported LTS is Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx). Users can find out more about the "supported upgrade path" in the end-of-life announcement.

 

Comments

Follow along as Ubuntu enthusiast and Community organizer Amber Graner helps put the "You" in Ubuntu.

Amber Graner is an active Ubuntu community member and organizer who encourages everyone around her to participate, support, and learn about Ubuntu and Open Source. With a smile and a sense of humor, Amber reminds people that there is a place for everyone in the Ubuntu community – regardless of technical skill level (or lack thereof). She is constantly looking for people, places, and events within the Ubuntu community that help inspire Ubuntu users to participate actively within the Ubuntu community. Email Amber at amber AT ubuntu-user DOT com.

Tags

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31