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Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS Released

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Published on 16 July 2009 02:11 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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For those of you still running Ubuntu 8.04 due to its Long-Term Support status rather than upgrading to Ubuntu 8.10 or Ubuntu 9.04, fire up your update manager as Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS is now available. Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS is the third maintenance update targeting the Hardy Heron and it includes security updates and fixes for high impact bugs.

Approximately 80 updates have been incorporated into Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS that address issues within the installer, desktop, server, and general areas. Details on this update are available via the Canonical release announcement. Ubuntu 8.04 LTS is supported on the desktop until April of 2011 while it will be supported on servers until April of 2013. The next Ubuntu release with an extended support status will be next year with Ubuntu 10.4 LTS.

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