Ubuntu developer ceases operations in Russia

10:36, Thursday, 07 April, 2022
Ubuntu developer ceases operations in Russia

This is the main developer of the Ubuntu distribution, Canonical. informed on your blog. The developer has already sent notifications of the termination of support, professional services and partnerships with Russian organizations. At the same time, Canonical promised not to restrict access to security updates for users from Russia. The company intends to send income from subscriptions to such a service for humanitarian purposes.

Canonical claims that Ubuntu has approximately 20 million users worldwide. It is the first in the list of the most popular Linux distributions for web servers. Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish is scheduled to be released on April 21, 2022. Canonical is a British private company that has been developing and supporting Ubuntu since 2004. It also provides clients with paid commercial software support and related services.

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