Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS to Arrive on February 7 with New Components from Ubuntu 18.10

Dubbed “Bionic Beaver,” Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is the latest LTS (Long Term Support) series of the widely used Linux-based operating system, supported by Canonical for at least 5 years, until April 2023, with maintenance and security updates, though Mark Shuttleworth promised a 10-year support for the Bionic Beaver. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS shipped with the Linux 4.15 kernel by default, and the first point release, Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, which arrived on July 26, 2018, didn’t bring updated kernel and graphics stacks due to Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) being in development. Therefore, Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS should be the first release to change that.