Ubuntu To Halve Support Window for ‘Regular’ Releases

Non-LTS releases of Ubuntu will see their support periods halved from Ubuntu 13.04 onwards.

In an attempt to save time, money and effort, ‘regular’ releases of Ubuntu going forward are to be supported for 9 months  down from the traditional period of 18 months.

The decision, taken by Ubuntu’s Technical Board in a vote yesterday, March 18th, and  carried by a ...