Just three days before the release of Ubuntu Mate 16.04 update, there was an announcement on their official Twitter account.
The tweet read:
Yah! Just got this email: “Application granted for a 3 years LTS for Ubuntu MATE.”
Yah! Just got this email: "Application granted for a 3 years LTS for Ubuntu MATE."
— Ubuntu MATE (@ubuntu_mate) April 18, 2016
That means we’re looking at receiving Ubuntu Mate 16.04 updates all the way through 2019. Being as MATE is one of Ubuntu’s most popular flavors, this is great news for many users.
Ubuntu MATE 16.04 is the most anticipated major update for the Ubuntu Mate operating systems.
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