Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Feb 2012 09:58 UTC, submitted by gogothebee
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu This shouldn't come as a huge surprise. Jonathan Riddell, lead developer of the Kubuntu project and the only person paid by Canonical to work on the KDE variant of the popular distribution, has announced that after the 12.04 release, Canonical will no longer be funding him, effectively putting Kubuntu on the same level as other Ubuntu variants like Xubuntu.
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RE: Comment by porcel
by Nth_Man on Wed 8th Feb 2012 19:33 UTC in reply to "Comment by porcel"
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Just a remark: it's 5 years of support with that release.

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RE[2]: Comment by porcel
by porcel on Wed 8th Feb 2012 21:45 in reply to "RE: Comment by porcel"
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Five years is for the server version. The desktop version of Ubuntu and Kubuntu get 3 years of support.

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RE[3]: Comment by porcel
by Nth_Man on Thu 9th Feb 2012 00:10 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by porcel"
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2010-05-16

Five years is for the server version. The desktop version of Ubuntu and Kubuntu get 3 years of support.

Why do you say that?

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases

Ubuntu & Kubuntu 12.04 Desktop LTS extended to five years
http://forum.micromart.co.uk/Topic449343.aspx

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop To Be Supported for Five Years
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/10/ubuntu-12-04-lts-desktop-to-be-s...

More
https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/12.04/LTS-Proposal
https://encrypted.google.com/search?q=kubuntu+"12.04"+5+years+site...

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