[lug] distribution favorites?

Daniel Webb lists at danielwebb.us
Sun Nov 12 23:17:20 MST 2006

On Fri, Nov 10, 2006 at 06:25:23PM -0700, Collins Richey wrote:

> On 11/10/06, Daniel Webb <lists at danielwebb.us> wrote:
> >Is there any other distro where you can not upgrade for 2 years yet get
> >security updates?  That's one of the big advantages I see with Debian 
> >stable.
> Ubuntu 6.06 LTS - 7 years (starting about 8 months back)  security
> updates. There may be some backport activity as well, but I haven't
> checked that out since I like 6.10 better.

That sounds good to me, I hadn't heard of that before.  I guess I'd feel
better about it if they'd been around anywhere close to 7 years.  I'll have
to try Ubuntu next time I install a system and see how it goes.

How many versions are they going to be concurrently backporting security fixes
for, by the way?

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