[clug] End-of-life

Neil Pickford neilp at goldweb.com.au
Sun Apr 16 08:12:19 UTC 2017

Hello Brian

Really depends how paranoid you want to be.

I have a Linux 2.2 system still running 24x7 live on the net originally 
installed in 2000 - Yes that's 17 years almost non stop.

It really depends what you are doing with it and how much of a honey pot 
it is.

The ASD security people who write the ISM will advise turning it off 
immediately, even though they don't do that to their own equipment.


On 16/04/2017 12:20 AM, Bryan Kilgallin via linux wrote:
> My old PC runs Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Precise Pangolin, whose end of life 
> date is April 28, 2017.
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases
> How urgently do I need to discontinue using it?

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