Ubuntu 8 10 updating
Perhaps offer some sort of trade-in/recycling program?I wonder how much Microsoft makes on retail upgrade licenses? Perhaps they feel foregoing 1 year of upgrade license revenue is worth getting most people off XP, Vista, 7 & 8.x and onto one code base.You can follow our series on how to migrate to a new Linux server to learn how to migrate between servers.The Ubuntu operating system's next Long Term Support release, version 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), is due to be released on April 21, 2016.This guide will explain the process for systems including (but not limited to) Digital Ocean Droplets running Ubuntu 15.10.
It'd make financial sense to buy a new machine and get a hardware refresh rather than pay the periodic fee for updates.This never crossed my mind, although I'm not sure I will be upgrading. That said, I'll still be using Ubuntu myself, but at least the Windows 8.1 dual-boot won't be so annoying.Microsoft's statement 'we will continue to keep it current for the supported lifetime of the device at no additional charge' concerns me. Windows is moving to a rolling-release platform, and IIRC, Ubuntu is planning to do this as well. This never crossed my mind, although I'm not sure I will be upgrading.To avoid these problems, when possible, we recommend migrating to a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 server rather than upgrading in-place.You may still need to review differences in software configuration when upgrading, but the core system will likely have greater stability.