Ubuntu 23.04 (Lunar Lobster) reaches End of Life on January 25, 2024

Ubuntu announced its 23.04 (Lunar Lobster) release almost 9 months ago, on April 20, 2023 and its support period is now nearing its end. Ubuntu 23.04 will reach end of life on January 25, 2024.

At that time, Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include information or updated packages for Ubuntu 23.04.

The supported upgrade path from Ubuntu 23.04 is via Ubuntu 23.10. Instructions and caveats for the upgrade may be found at:


Ubuntu 23.10 continues to be actively supported with security updates and select high-impact bug fixes. Announcements of security updates for Ubuntu releases are sent to the ubuntu-security-announce mailing list, information about which may be found at:


Since its launch in October 2004 Ubuntu has become one of the most highly regarded Linux distributions with millions of users in homes, schools, businesses and governments around the world. Ubuntu is Open Source software, costs nothing to download, and users are free to customise or alter their software in order to meet their needs.

Originally posted to the ubuntu-announce mailing list on Thu Dec 14 18:43:02 UTC 2023 by Brian Murray, on behalf of the Ubuntu Release Team.

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