What does "durable" mean in/ etc/apt/sources. checklist?
Hardy is the name of the 8.04 Release, "Hardy Heron".
Each Ubuntu Release adheres to the very same pattern,
year.month numbers for versioning, e.g
10.04 (generally 2 launches yearly) and also a code word.
Ubuntu Releases are :
- 4.10 - Warty Warthog
- 5.04 - Hoary Hedgehog
- 5.10 - Breezy Badger
- 6.06 - Dapper Drake
- 6.10 - Edgy Eft
- 7.04 - Feisty Fawn
- 7.10 - Gutsy Gibbon
- 8.04 - Hardy Heron
- 8.10 - Intrepid Ibex
- 9.04 - Jaunty Jackalope
- 9.10 - Karmic Koala
- 10.04 - Lucid Lynx
They show up on your resources checklist to show which release (variation) of the repository you are making use of.
PS : You have to have additionally understood now, that Ubuntu launches adhere to an indexed identifying order, constantly making use of an adjective and also a pet name. The next Ubuntu release (10.10) will certainly be called Maverick Meerkat.
PS2 : The oficial Ubuntu web page with all codenames, plus some thrown out choices names can be located here, if you wonder concerning it.