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."