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Ubuntu 13.04 Enables Phased Updates – But What Are They?

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Earlier this week ‘Phased Updates’ were enabled for Ubuntu 13.04 – but what are they?

Worry ye not: we’re here with a quick overview of what this sci-fi-sounding change is and what it will mean to you going forward.

Phased Updates = Protective Buffer
First things first: if you’re using Ubuntu 13.04 then you’re automatically enrolled in the Phased Updates process.

But this isn’t a bad thing.

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