Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) has formally reached the tip of help on January 23, 2020, roughly 9 months after its public launch. Users are clearly advisable to improve to Ubuntu 19.10 to profit from bug fixes and safety updates going ahead.

As we instructed you earlier this month, Ubuntu installations aren’t the one ones affected by the retirement of Disco Dingo, but additionally different distros based mostly on the identical launch, together with right here the likes of Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Lubuntu.

Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) is the advisable improve for all customers, Canonical says in a safety advisory revealed this week.

“As of immediately (Jan 23, 2020), Ubuntu 19.04 is not supported. No extra package deal updates can be accepted to 19.04, and it is going to be archived to old-releases.ubuntu.com within the coming weeks,” Canonical explains.

“Ubuntu introduced its 19.04 (Disco Dingo) launch virtually 9 months in the past, on April 18, 2019. As a non-LTS launch, 19.04 has a 9-month help cycle and, as such, the help interval is now nearing its finish and Ubuntu 19.04 will attain finish of life on Thursday, Jan 23rd. Ubuntu 19.10 continues to be actively supported with safety updates and choose high-impact bug fixes.”

Direct upgrades can be found from Ubuntu 19.04 to Ubuntu 19.10, but additionally from Kubuntu 19.04 to Kubuntu 19.10.

How to improve

Upgrading an Ubuntu desktop system to model 19.10 will be executed utilizing the next steps:

Run update-manager
Update Manager > Settings > Software Sources > Updates
Notify me of a brand new Ubuntu model > For any new model
Check for updates in Update Manager

On the opposite hand, upgrading an Ubuntu Server to the newest model requires the next instructions:

sudo apt-get set up update-manager-core
edit and so on/update-manager/release-upgrades and set Prompt=regular

In each circumstances, the improve course of will start and customers solely must comply with the wizard displayed on the display.