Category Archives: Release

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Final Beta released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. Codenamed "Xenial Xerus", 16.04 LTS continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, […]

Xenial Xerus Beta 1

“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” “How do you know I’m mad?" said Alice. “You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.” — Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland This Beta […]

Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) End of Life reached on February 4 2016

This is a follow-up to the End of Life warning sent last month to confirm that as of today (February 4, 2016), Ubuntu 15.04 is no longer supported. No more package updates will be accepted to 15.04, and it will be archived to old-releases.ubuntu.com in the coming weeks. The original End of Life warning follows, […]

Xenial Xerus 16.04 Alpha 2 now released for select flavors

"Living is no laughing matter: you must live with great seriousness like a squirrel for example – I mean without looking for something beyond and above living, I mean living must be your whole occupation." – Nazim Hikmet The second alpha of the Xenial Xerus (to become 16.04) has now been released! This alpha features […]

Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) reaches End of Life on February 4 2016

Ubuntu announced its 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) release almost 9 months ago, on April 23, 2015. As a non-LTS release, 15.04 has a 9-month month support cycle and, as such, the support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 15.04 will reach end of life on Thursday, February 4th. At that time, Ubuntu Security Notices […]

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