Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) Will Reach End of Life on January 23, 2020

Canonical announced today that the Ubuntu 19.04 operating system will reach end of life later this month on January 23rd, urging all users to upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10.

Released nine months ago on April 18th, 2019, Ubuntu 19.04 was dubbed by Canonical as the “Disco Dingo” and was the first Ubuntu release to ship with a Linux 5.x kernel. Ubuntu 19.04 also included the GNOME 3.32 desktop environment, a new icon theme, and various desktop refinements and updated components.

Ubuntu 19.04 was a release for bleeding-edge users, which means that Canonical only offered nine months of support. Starting January 23rd, Canonical will no longer release software updates and security patches for Ubuntu 19.04, which means that users will have to consider upgrading to Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine).

“As a non-LTS release, 19.04 has a 9-month support cycle and, as such, the support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 19.04 will reach end of life on Thursday, Jan 23rd,” said Adam Con… (read more)

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