Tag Archives: ESM

Extended Security Maintenance for Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) begins April 30 2021

Ubuntu announced its 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) release almost 5 years ago, on April 21, 2016. As with the earlier LTS releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 5 years. The standard support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will transition to Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) […]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) reached End of Life on April 25 2019 (ESM available)

This is a follow-up to the Extended Support warning sent a month ago to confirm that as of April 25, 2019, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS basic support has ended. No more package updates[1] will be accepted to the 14.04 primary archive, and any subsequent support will be done via Extended Security Maintenance. Over the coming weeks, […]