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Pros and Cons of a Ubuntu Rolling Release

Jan 30, 2013, 23:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

Recently, many people have speculated that Ubuntu might be rethinking its current development cycle. Basically, the word is that Ubuntu might find itself evolving into a rolling release distribution. Abandoning its current time-based distribution cycle would translate into a host of new challenges for developers and users alike. In this article, I'll explore what would happen if Ubuntu went to a rolling release schedule, how it would affect the end user and whether or not it would be beneficial overall.

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