Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science

Ubuntu 16.04 - End of Life in 2021

Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS will no longer be supported by April 30, 2021

Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS reaches the end of its five-year LTS window on April 30th 2021 and will no longer be supported by its vendor, Canonical. At that time, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will no longer receive security patches or other software updates.

SCS Computing Facilities (SCSCF) has placed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in containment and will be ending support for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS on April 30th, 2021

What do I need to do?

No software support available after April 30th, 2021

If you do not to upgrade your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS computer, it will not receive security patches or functionality updates. Unsupported computers limit our ability to help you. SCSCF software support charges will be canceled automatically as of May 1, 2021.