The Ubuntu Budgie development team has announced their plans to end support for updateis software and security for Budgie Remix 16.04 in August.
Budgie Remix became a official distribution since its first version changing its name to Ubuntu Budgie.
Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus), Budgie Remix 16.04 was released in April 2014 And today, four years later, the development team has reported that update support is coming to an end.
The developers mention that Ubuntu Remix 16.04 had a quarter of a million downloads since its release.
Upgrade now to Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.1 LTS
Those responsible for Ubuntu Budgie recommend that users who still have Budgie Remix 16.04 on their PC prepare for an update to the next Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.1 LTS with an arrival date of July 26, a week before support for Budgie Remix 16.04 ends.
An update message will be sent to Budgie Remix 16.04 users in July, when the next version is released, in this way it can be updated very easily and quickly. All users wanting to update have to do is press the install button to finish the process.
Additionally, the developers recommend reset budgie panel To enjoy the new Pocillo theme and more, to do so you just need to run the following code in a terminal:
nohup budgie-panel –reset –replace &
Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) will be supported for three years, until April 2021. Ubuntu Remix 16.04 users who do not update until August 2018 will continue to receive some updates for various components, although they will not receive any security or software updates.