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Ubuntu: What Exactly Does LTS mean?

Nov 04, 2008, 20:04 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Support: Now, don't just jump into downloading it and installing on reading the long term part. This DOES NOT mean that you’ll continue getting newer versions of favourite software packages till that time. This only means that you'll continue getting "security updates" for 3 (or 5) years. What’s the difference, some might ask, as they think that the newest version of a software is the most secure. However it is not so. A newer version may bring more features, but also more code to become vulnerable to bugs."

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