check-support-status is a command-line utility in Linux that is used to check the support status of a system. It is part of the update-manager-core package in Ubuntu and other Debian-based distributions, and is used to check if the system is still supported by the distribution’s maintainers.
To use check-support-status, you will need to have the apt-get install debian-security-support package installed on your system. You can then run the check-support-status command from the command prompt to check the support status of the system.
For example, to check the support status of the system, you can use the following command:
This command will output the current support status of the system, including the end-of-life date for the current release and the availability of security updates and other support resources.
check-support-status: Command Examples
1. Display packages whose support is limited, has already ended or will end earlier than the distribution’s end of life:
2. Display only packages whose support has ended:
check-support-status --type ended
3. Skip printing a headline: