Linked by nej_simon on Wed 13th Mar 2013 23:03 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu On his blog, Mark Shuttleworth has outlined a proposal to change how Canonical handles Ubuntu releases. In the proposal, future LTS releases will receive new kernels and software (something we've already seen in 12.04.2 which had a backported Xorg stack from Quantal) and interim releases will only be supported for 7 months instead of 18. Of course, the current situation where you often have to upgrade the whole OS just to get new software and drivers isn't great, so Canonical might be on to something here.
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RE: Just get the quality right!
by kwan_e on Thu 14th Mar 2013 08:39 UTC in reply to "Just get the quality right!"
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I wish that they would concentrate on getting the quality up (as amply described here and in many other forums) rather than fiddling around with this sort of thing.

But this sort of thing (rolling release) is about trying to get quality up.

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