16 questions linked to/from Should we allow questions that are about releases which are considered End of Life?
EOL Question Handling Discussion... again
So, because of Darren Cook's answer to the EOL reminder I made back in May, and how people apparently don't like the status quo, I'm dredging this whole discussion back up. Because of Darren. So ...
Should we make an exception to our general end-of-life policy for the 18.04 release?
Per the general end-of-life policy, as the 18.04 LTS release of Ubuntu will go out of support five years later in April 2023, questions asked about it afterwards will be closed on sight as off-topic, ...
Is Ubuntu 14.04 off-topic on Ask Ubuntu?
THREAD NOTICE: This issue has been raised to Mark Shuttleworth, the Ubuntu Community Council, and the Ubuntu Technical Board via this email message (TB is the only public archive version of the email)....
Dealing with past-EOL release questions [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Should we allow questions that are about releases which are considered End of Life? How should we handle new questions regarding past-End-Of-Life releases of ubuntu? ...
Where can I ask for help about a 14.04 (EOL) installation?
Since this Exchange will not help me with a 14.04 bug, where can I go to ask the community for support on 14.04?
Is it the time to redefine "end of life"?
Based on my comments here and my messages in Raiders of the Lost Downboat, I think the term "end of life" is sometimes confusing and may be misleading for new users. As of now, one of the closing ...
EOL Notice: Artful Aardvark (17.10) reached End of Life on July 19, 2018
This is a notice regarding releases of Ubuntu that will be reaching End of Life. The following versions of Ubuntu and derivatives are officially past end of life as of July 19, 2018: Artful ...
Good idea to remove EOL release questions?
Like the title suggest since it has no relevance anyways, especially, the questions that don't have an accepted answer. I think it would be great to do this for a cleaner site.
EOL Notice: Yakkety Yak (16.10) reached End of Life on July 20, 2017
This will be enforced as of July 21, 2017. This is a notice regarding releases of Ubuntu that has reached End of Life. The following versions of Ubuntu and derivatives are officially end of life as ...
EOL Notice: Precise Pangolin (12.04) reached End of Life on April 28, 2017
This will be enforced starting on April 28, 2017. This is a notice regarding releases of Ubuntu that have reached End of Life. The following versions of Ubuntu and derivatives are officially end of ...
EOL Notice: Wily Werewolf (15.10) is now End of Life (as of July 28, 2016) (Enforcement starts July 29)
This will be enforced starting on July 29, 2016. This is a notice regarding releases of Ubuntu that have reached End of Life. The following versions of Ubuntu and derivatives are officially end of ...
Correct way to answer questions about installing on an outdated version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]
Is there a preferred way to answer questions about not being able to install software on older editions of Ubuntu that are no longer supported? Specifically, this one: https://askubuntu.com/questions/...
EOL Policy Revisited: a case for letting Ubuntu questions be on-topic
I wonder whether it is time to re-address the question about the (currently enforced) policy of treating EOL releases as off-topic. It strikes me as not only highly unintuitive but ultimately ...
Should answers advising the use of EOL versions of Ubuntu be flagged?
I came across this answer. While the rest of the answer is valid, the first option/advice given was to run 10.10. I did add a comment that it is dangerous to advise using EOL releases so that any ...
Can we update the FAQ to reflect the apparent change in EoL policy?
This is a question about editing the FAQ. This is not a good place to discuss whether or not we should allow EoL questions. We already have a meta question (actually, three) for that. (See below.) It ...