Canonical Will Maintain Kernel 4.2.8 Until August 2016, For Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf

As you may know, Greg KH has recently released Kernel 4.2.8, announcing that this will be the latest point release for Kernel 4.2 and advising the users to switch to kernel 4.3.

But, despite the fact that Kernel 4.2.x branch will not receive any more updates, Canonical has announced that they will pick up the development of kernel 4.2.8 and maintain it till August 2016, because it is used by default on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf.

Most likely, Kernel 4.2.8-ckt1 will be released next week.

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