Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Wolf Will Reach The Final Stage of It’s Life on July 28, 2016

Ubuntu Wily Wolf is one of Canonical’s most renowned and stable Ubuntu desktop operating system. Fully released around the month of October 2015, it gained its reputation for being both robust and extremely user-friendly.

Named after a fictional character “Wily Wolf” by Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu 15.10 was not under the LTS (Long Term Support) category meaning it was only going to be supported for a short period with critical bug fixes and security upgrades as well important software updates.

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“As a non-LTS release, 15.10 has a 9-month month support cycle and, as such, the support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 15.10 will reach the end of life on Thursday, July 28th. At that time, Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include information or updated packages for Ubuntu 15.10,” was an announcement from one of Canonical’s technical engineers Adam Conrand.

For those that are avid Ubuntu users, this announcement will not come to them as a surprise as Ubuntu Wily Wolf was expected to have a very short lifespan.

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Beginning July 28, The software company responsible for anything Ubuntu-related will no longer provide software updates and security fixes to Ubuntu 15.10.

Despite its lack of support, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Wolf will continue to function amazingly but users are advised upgraded to the newly furnished version of the operating system being Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xenus .

Finding Upgrading your Ubuntu operating system a bit intimidating? You can head over to our “Guides” category and easily upgrade with close no hassle.

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Lamin Kanteh
Lamin loves smartphones and was introduced to the world of mobile devices with Android. Ubuntu is new to him, but he is enjoying writing about it so far.

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