Mint 5 Xfce with LTS ?

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Mint 5 Xfce with LTS ?

Post by vaitomaa » Sat Sep 13, 2008 2:57 am

Hi,

I have just installed Xfce -version of Mint and I am quite surpriced how well and fast it works. Now I am really considering to give up Vista totally. I questions still: Is this version of Mint so called long term support version ie. can I expect that security updates will be made three years? Main edition is so I assume that it goes also for this.

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Re: Mint 5 Xfce with LTS ?

Post by Husse » Sat Sep 13, 2008 4:26 pm

This depends on Ubuntu - they maintain most of the packages we use and if they don't maintain XFCE packages for a LTS period this will not be a LTS release (This is always (?) the case for Kubuntu)
But we will make our best to provide support and our packages will be maintained for the period
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