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Old 06-13-2019, 04:22 PM   #16
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Closest I've come to EOL with Linux is Mint 17.3 (EOL is later this year) on a 12 year old laptop. Upgraded to Mint 19.1 Xfce a couple of months ago.
Old 06-13-2019, 06:56 PM   #17
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I'm still waiting, but the answer will be one.
Old 06-13-2019, 07:50 PM   #18
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I don't think I've ever used a distro till EOL. Somewhere along the line, I usually upgrade to the newer version before the older one hits EOL.

Probably the closest I came to using a distro to EOL was with Slackware v. 10; I stuck with it until v. 12 came out, but I think v. 10 was still supported (I may be wrong). I was new to Linux and without a clue.
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none either I get a new system and stop using the old system, or with laptops I tend to be clumsy and eventually drop and break them. I also have a bad habit of reinstalling because either I screw up the system or just want a fresh install
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I haven't hit it yet but I know at the moment I cannot upgrade my server from Xenial to Bionic without some problems that I can't sort out. Have tried multiple times, impossible to get help if there is nothing of interest in the logs. A description is subjective and gets no replies. It will go EOL and beyond most likely unless 20.04 solves my issues. I may have no choice.
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I kept using CrunchBang Linux for a while, even past its eol. It was the first Linux distro I fell in love with, and was tough to give up.
Likewise.....I eventually found antiX & have been with it ever since.
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