Ubuntu Feisty Fawn is approaching end of life support

Important announcement!

Those who are still using Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) are advised to upgrade their distribution to later releases as it approaches end-of-life support, this October.

What is end-of-life ?
End of life means that the time where a product is no longer supported by its vendor. In case of Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn), it will no longer receive security updates and patches. Normally this would not cause problem to desktop computer, but if you are advised to patch your system as regularly as you can if you are connected to the internet to prevent malicious user from accessing your pc.

Curious about how long other Ubuntu releases are being supported? you can refer here : Ubuntu Releases and end of life date

Contribute to Ubuntu by becoming MOTU!

Ubuntu MOTU (Masters Of the Universe) is a continous effort to contribute by adding, maintaining and supporting software packages in Ubuntu Universe repository.

Generally to become a MOTU, you would have to work with software developers helping them in making their software available in Ubuntu Universe repository, knowledge of how to build *.deb packages is required at this stage.

One can apply to become a MOTU once he/she has made a significant amount of contribution to distro and forwarded his/her application to the MOTU council.

Advantages of Becoming a MOTU
MOTU has the advantage of joining the Ubuntu core developers group, which in turn can play a leading role in introducing and developing new features for Ubuntu operating system.

Interested in becoming a MOTU? Join the MOTU class in #ubuntu-classroom in irc.freenode.net. The Packaging 101 classroom would be held on 13 December 16.00 – 17.30 (UTC time).

Reference: Ubuntu MOTU website