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Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Released

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Published on 07 August 2014 09:02 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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The fifth point release to the two year old Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is now available.

St├ęphane Graber of Canonical announced the Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS release today as the first update since the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS debut back in April. Ubuntu 12.04.5 features its updated kernel and X.Org/Mesa stack for improved hardware support should you still be bound to Ubuntu 12.04. As with other Ubuntu LTS point releases, Ubuntu 12.04.5 also incorporates various security and bug fixes for its package set to make it an easier install than having a large upgrade basket upon installation.

The Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS release announcement with more details can be found via the Ubuntu mailing list.

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