Ubuntu 23.10 (Mantic Minotaur) reaches End of Life on July 11, 2024

Ubuntu announced its 23.10 (Mantic Minotaur) release almost 9 months ago, on October 12, 2023 and its support period is now nearing its end. Ubuntu 23.10 will reach end of life on July 11, 2024.

At that time, Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include information or updated packages for Ubuntu 23.10.

The supported upgrade path from Ubuntu 23.10 is via Ubuntu 24.04 LTS. Instructions and caveats for the upgrade may be found at:


Ubuntu 24.04 LTS continues to be actively supported with security updates and select high-impact bug fixes. Announcements of security updates for Ubuntu releases are sent to the ubuntu-security-announce mailing list, information about which may be found at:


Since its launch in October 2004, Ubuntu has become one of the most highly regarded Linux distributions with millions of users in homes, schools, businesses and governments around the world. Ubuntu is Open Source software, costs nothing to download, and users are free to customise or alter their software in order to meet their needs.

Originally posted to the ubuntu-announce mailing list on Tue Jun 4 18:01:17 UTC 2024 by Graham Inggs on behalf of the Ubuntu Release Team

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