Ubuntu announced its 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) release almost 18 months ago, on October 13, 2011. As with the earlier releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 18 months. The support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 11.10 will reach end of life on Thursday, May 9th. At that time, Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include information or updated packages for Ubuntu 11.10. The supported upgrade path from Ubuntu 11.10 is via Ubuntu 12.04. Instructions and caveats for the upgrade may be found at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PreciseUpgrades. Ubuntu 12.04 continues to be actively supported with security updates and select high-impact bug fixes. All announcements of official security updates for Ubuntu releases are sent to the ubuntu-security-announce mailing list, information about which may be found at https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/lis...urity-announce. Since its launch in October 2004 Ubuntu has become one of the most highly regarded Linu

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