Ubuntu to drop 32-bit support
5 months, 2 weeks ago by kyle | 7 facts | 1 comments | 20 votes

  • i386 will not be included as an architecture for the 19.10 release - lists.ubuntu.com
  • Canonical says Ubuntu will now continue to build and maintain a 32-bit archive going forward — albeit, not a full one. - www.omgubuntu.co.uk
  • The i386 repo will still be available, however packages will be frozen at the 18.04 versions - discourse.ubuntu.com
  • Upgrades have been disabled from 18.04 to 18.10 for i386 system - lists.ubuntu.com
  • 1% of Ubuntu user's are on the 32-bit version Ubuntu 18.04 LTS which is supported until 2023 - www.omgubuntu.co.uk
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kyle - 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Well at least 18.04 is supported until 2023 so the 32-bit folks still have nearly 4 more years to update (there probably decade old already) hardware.
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