Ubuntu Drops Support For Sun’s SPARC

“If you were hoping to run Ubuntu 8.04 on your Sun UltraSPARC T2
‘Niagara 2’ processor, guess again. It was just two years ago that
Mark Shuttleworth announced at JavaOne 2006 that Ubuntu would be
supporting Sun’s SPARC architecture starting with Ubuntu 6.06 LTS.
Since then, SPARC versions of Ubuntu 7.04 and 7.10 have also been
produced. However, Ubuntu’s support of SPARC has now come to a