Ubuntu 14.04.06 LTS (Trusty Tahr) was released back in year 2014. This version has recently given an update last month and is available on the official website of the Ubuntu. Trusty Tahr represents the Codename of the latest version and LTS is an abbreviation that means Long Term Support – which is 5 years up to 2023 of free security and maintenance updates, guaranteed.
Ubuntu is a popular operating system for cloud computing with support for OpenStalk. It is released every sixth month and the LTS released on every two years. It has one of the most straightforward installers among all Linux distributions. The Distrowatch.com places this to the second after Linux Mint from the group of Linux distributions.
Linux Distribution is the one whose job is to install the system on hardware. Ubuntu’s popularity is just because its installers provide an ease even for a beginner or an uninitiated Linux or Windows user to install the system on hardware with just a few clicks.
Unscheduled release of Ubuntu 14.04.06 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
Ubuntu 14.04.06 LTS (Trusty Tahr) was given an update on February 28th by a UK-based privately held computer software company, Canonical. It was detected an alarming flaw in the APT (CVE-2019-3462) that lets packages to be deployed as a part of a man-in-the-middle attacks.
Canonical that had already patched the earlier Ubuntu versions, including 18.10, 18.04, 16.04 and 14.04, fixed the bug and the update was given in the last month. The update does not be added some additional features and is just rolled up for additional high-impact bugs.
In case you are using the Ubuntu instances on the cloud, you must launch the new 14.04 instance to as to your deployment is secure.
Unbuntu 14.04 features
There are some noticeable features in Ubuntu 14.04.06 LTS (Trusty Tahr):
- Firefox 28 default web browser
- LibreOffice 184.108.40.206 for Office suite
- Kernel 3.13.x stable version
- Option for changing Application Menu
- Windows have Anti-aliased corner
- High-resolution display improved
- GNOME version: 3.10.4 – Outbuntu5 based on Unity
- “Temporary Guest Session”, a warning message for guest session
- Rhythmbox 3.0.2 default music player