Subject: Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS released
The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop and Server products.
Unlike previous point releases, 18.04.6 is a refresh of the amd64 and arm64 installer media after the key revocation related to the BootHole vulnerability, re-enabling their usage on Secure Boot enabled systems. More detailed information can be found here:
Many other security updates for additional high-impact bug fixes are also included, with a focus on maintaining stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
Maintenance updates will be provided for 5 years for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Cloud, and Ubuntu Base.
To get Ubuntu 18.04.6
In order to download Ubuntu 18.04.6, visit:
Users of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will be offered an automatic upgrade to 18.04.6 via Update Manager. For further information about upgrading, see:
As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are entirely free of charge.
We recommend that all users read the 18.04.6 release notes, which document caveats and workarounds for known issues, as well as more in-depth notes on the release itself. They are available at:
If you have a question, or if you think you may have found a bug but aren't sure, you can try asking in any of the following places:
#ubuntu on irc.libera.chat https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users https://ubuntuforums.org https://askubuntu.com
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