Stratodesk & NComputing would like to notify their customers that Canonical, the makers of Ubuntu, will stop their free Long Term Support (LTS) OS maintenance for Ubuntu 14.04 (“Trusty”) mid-April. For this reason, Stratodesk’s 14.04 Ubuntu based Virtual Appliance will also officially reach its end-of-life by April 15, 2019. We encourage Stratodesk customers to migrate to a newer version of the Virtual Appliance based on Ubuntu 18.04 (nicknamed “Bionic”). Ubuntu 18.04 is a newer, faster and better base operating system for the Stratodesk VA and offers free and reliable LTS until 2023. Migration is easy – please see here for more information: Virtual Appliance Migration | Stratodesk Knowledge Base.

All Stratodesk Virtual Appliance versions made available after August 2018 (named 20180730) are already Ubuntu 18.04 based. These newer appliances do not require further migration. If you are unsure as to which version you are running, log onto the virtual appliance, and click the system information tab, and you can see the OS version shown below which is 14.05.5 LTS(Trusty)

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