What's coming in Ubuntu 18.04's 3rd point release

by lawki   Last Updated July 12, 2019 21:02 PM

So,the WiFi driver on my system has a memory leak problem, known for a while. I'm running on 18.04.2 with HWE pack ergo Linux Kernel 4.18.

Since memory leak issue is fixed in 4.20 or next version (5.0 ?), I wanted to know whether/when will it be available, because I either can wait for a while or get a USB WiFi adapter. But even though point release is scheduled on 1st August, 2019, the point release page on ubuntu.com is not set up and I've not seen any announcements as such popup in google search, so I'm not sure what's new in 18.04.3. Any leads are appreciated.

Tags : 18.04 kernel

Answers 1

The best place to track such things is probably Launchpad. For 18.04 (Bionic Beaver), see Bionic (18.04) : Ubuntu. In the third point release, 19.04's kernel, i.e. 5.0, will be available via HWE. I'm not sure about the memory leak issue but at this point of time 3 bugs are targeted (See ubuntu-18.04.3 : Ubuntu). As the time passes, new bugs/issues would be reported and you might see increase in targeted bugs, i.e. bugs to be fixed. So, it's hard to interpret what exactly is coming with third point release as of now.

July 12, 2019 20:28 PM

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