A few hours ago the Ubuntu team released a new version of Ubuntu Trusty Tahr, namely Ubuntu 14.04. This new version is called Ubuntu 14.04.5This is the fifth update of the old LTS version of Ubuntu.
This new version already is available for all and focuses mainly on three points, interesting points but that do not radically change the version of Ubuntu, being still Ubuntu 16.04.1 the best LTS version today.
The new version of Trusty Tahr focuses on three points. The first of these is to introduce new updates and bug fixes that by not having they were questioning the own stability and security of an LTS distribution. This has been achieved although it does not mean that it incorporates new versions of the software used in Ubuntu. That’s why we have another version.
The new Ubuntu 14.04.5 tries to maintain the principles of an LTS version of Ubuntu
The other point that has certainly been reached in this update is compatibility with more hardware which makes it possible for Ubuntu 14.04 to be compatible with more hardware than it had in the first version released in 2014. The third point of this new version is to improve the installer. In Ubuntu 14.04.5 some programs have been updated and removed so that the specifications when installing the distribution are a little smaller, Thus solving a problem that many attributed to the version of Ubuntu.
This update is highly recommended if we are still using Ubuntu Trusty Tahr or if we really have a computer with few resources, but if our computer really has enough resources to have the latest version of Ubuntu, it is best to switch to Ubuntu 16.04.1, The latest LTS from Ubuntu that is more optimized and updated than the Trusty Tahr version, even better than Ubuntu 14.04.5.