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As you all know 10.10 support has ended. thus whenever i start the update manager i get a dialog box saying

Your Ubuntu release is not supported anymore
You will not get any further security fixes or critical updates.
Please upgrade to a later version of Ubuntu Linux.

any way to remove this? that is really bugging me.
ps. updating to a newer version is not an option now
the screenshot
The message

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Just disable update manager, there are no updates available, no reason to run it. – bodhi.zazen Apr 15 '12 at 4:06
But i do have updates from other ppas... – Ashu Apr 15 '12 at 4:18
Everything gets updated from the same repositories. – mikewhatever Apr 15 '12 at 7:53
@mikewhatever-i have some launchpad ppas enabled and even after the support for 10.10 was withdrawn i got a few updates from those ppas. – Ashu Apr 15 '12 at 9:35
up vote 2 down vote accepted

I got it!!!! Just open software sources and set Release Upgrade to Never under the Updates tab.This stops the message from recurring. Thats it.

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Have you tried disabling updates?

Click System->Administration->Software Sources, Updates tab, and uncheck the 'Check for updates' box.

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Nope, i still get the error. – Ashu Apr 15 '12 at 4:16
How do you trigger the error? – mikewhatever Apr 15 '12 at 7:53
i get that as soon as i start update manager. – Ashu Apr 15 '12 at 9:36
When you start the update manager, it does what it is supposed to do, in other words, check for updates. Edit your sources list and comment out the maverick repositories. – mikewhatever Apr 15 '12 at 19:24

Click System-> Administration-> Software Sources, Updates tab, and uncheck the Check for updates box.

Go to terminal -> type sudo apt-get update-> enter -> type sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -> enter

Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04

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