Lubuntu 22.10 (Kinetic Kudu) reached End of Life on July 20 2023

If you’re using Lubuntu 22.10 (or any other Ubuntu 22.10 or 22.10 flavor), be warned the EOL warning notice is now out.

Ubuntu announced its 22.10 (Kinetic Kudu) release almost 9 months ago, on October 20, 2022, and its support period is now nearing its end. Ubuntu 22.10 will reach end of life on July 20, 2023.

At that time, Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include information or updated packages for Ubuntu 22.10.

So plan your release-upgrade somewhat soon. You would have known the month, now you know the day/ See this page for help on how.


Ubuntu 22.10 reached EOL as warned on 20 July 2022.

If you want to check, you can peruse which has the following now

Dist: kinetic
Name: Kinetic Kudu
Version: 22.10
Date: Thu, 20 October 2022 22:10:00 UTC
Supported: 0
Description: This is the 22.10 release

The Ubuntu Release Team have a procedure they follow at EOL for a release, that list of tasks has not yet been completed; thus no official ML post has yet been published, either way it’ll come and the 22.10 release is already EOL.

People who are stuck on 22.10 can follow this:

Good luck :smiley: :grinning: :+1: