Release version, usually the first released version (not stable).

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GNU GRUB version 2.02 beta2-9 Wont boot?

So I got this computer used. It had Windows Ultimate installed. After some time it stopped working. One of my dad friends fixed it (using Linux) It got windows again and runned smooth. Untill it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 beta is advisable for installation? AND Can I upgrade it to final version on April 17? [duplicate]

I wish to install Ubuntu 14.04 beta in my laptop PC. Can I update Beta to latest one by using apt-get upgrade command when final version release on April 17?
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Will BF4 BETA work with 13.04?

I would like to know if battlefield 4 beta will work with Ubuntu 13.04 (64 bit). If it does will someone tell me how to do it? Thanks
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How do I check for release updates that are not beta but might not be LTS?

I have a cron job that checks for new releases. I want to make sure it emails me when a new release is out of beta and ready to install. I want to upgrade to both long term support (LTS) releases ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and latest supported AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta driver (fglrx) intermittently hangs system - unreliable stability

My system reliability has been compromised since upgrading to Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 on a AMD64 system with a Radeon R9 290X card and installing the official AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta driver. It now hangs ...
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Can i work as beta tester for Ubuntu phone and tablets?

I am passionate about ubuntu OS and would like to use as most i can. and its proud to be working as beta tester for ubuntu. Please let me know how can i be part of ubuntu. i am software developer by ...
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How to upgrade to a beta version [duplicate]

How can I install a Beta version as an upgrade to an existing OS. I would prefer not to wipe out what is on the drive.
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No webcam after 14.10 beta install

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 beta on my HP DV6000 Entertainment laptop. I can no longer access my built in web cam. I reinstalled Cheese to no avail. I get a "no device found" error message. When I tried ...
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can I access plex media server from the android app?

I'm new to ubuntu and Linux. I have installed Plex using the ubuntu applications manager. When I try to connect to the server using the android app in settings>library>New Library, It says I run a ...
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Installing ubuntu 14.10 beta [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop. I would like to skip 14.04 LTS and install 14.10 beta 1. I have downloaded the iso image file dated 28th Aug. How do I install it?
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NEW NV 337.12 BETA drivers (optimus)

Update: This is now solved. Thank you @Luis Alvarado for pointing out those guides and the PPA. I really appreciate it. I can now overclock with the new beta drivers. I have an optimus system. HD4000 ...
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when will Lubuntu 14 final launch

I am using Lubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu 14 Beta is already out. I want to use Lubuntu 14, when will Lubuntu 14 final launch?
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Are pre-releases not getting security updates? [closed]

I got a new computer a couple of weeks before the expected Trusty release date, so to save my the trouble of first installing Precise and then upgrading, I installed Trusty Final Beta. Now I see that ...
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Avoid Upgrade to Software Beta Versions

Today my Update Manager in Ubuntu 12.04. updated R to the latest version called "R version 3.1.0 beta (2014-03-28 r65330) -- "Spring Dance"" I had a lot of trouble after the upgrade and I needed to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 +AMD 13.4 Beta drivers. = black screen [duplicate]

Hoping for some troubleshoot. Fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. I get into GUI for the first time, and run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I follow this guide: ...
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Where to find the images for old Ubuntu Beta Releases?

As a developer and a power user, I'd like to know from where can I download the images for old Betas like, Saucy Beta, Quantal Beta, and some EOL Beta releases.
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glxspheres not found. How to install? [closed]

I installed kubuntu 13.10 beta 1 yesterday. Today, I installed bumblebee and I was tried to check my fps on video card. When I ran glxspheres an error command not found appeared. How can I install ...
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How to delete pre-installed Libreoffice from KDE?

I installed Libreoffice 4.2 (yes, beta release, much better) when I was on Ubuntu, but then, I installed KDE desktop and Libreoffice came together with KDE. So now I have 2 libreoffice installed, one ...
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Upgrading from *Ubuntu beta [duplicate]

I'd like to know if I decide to install an *Ubuntu beta right now (Lubuntu), will I be able to upgrade to non-beta as soon as it comes out (17 August), or will I need to make a new installation?
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Ubuntu Arabic font family [closed]

Why are the Ubuntu font developers taking too long to finalize the Arabian font family? And what happened to the beta Arabic font? why isn't it supported anymore? Thanks...
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Beta Steam Uninstall

I jut installed Beta Steam for Ubuntu 12.04. And i can't open it, even with that command steam steam://open/friends it still won't start. So is there any possibility to uninstall it?
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software updater stuck on applying changes

I'm on 13.04 and I'm downloading the update to beta but its stuck on applying changes. The other night i left it on all night came back and it was still on applying changes. What can I do now? Right ...
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Will the alpha/beta ISO become official after Release?

I am moving to use a Alpha/Beta ISO and I am wondering will it become stable after official release or will I need a new iso?
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Where can I download Ubuntu 13.04 Beta release? [duplicate]

I've heard that the Ubuntu 13.04 Beta release is out. If that's correct, where can I download it? When I look for it, all I find is the daily build, which is different from the Beta release, right? ...
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How can I update the Ubuntu SDK preview from the Qt 5 Beta PPA to the Qt 5 Release PPA

When the Ubuntu SDK preview was announced on the 2nd of January, it was based on the Qt 5 Beta release (as Qt 5 had not yet been released and packaged for Ubuntu). At some point, the Qt 5 release was ...
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Uninstall Steam Beta on Ubuntu 12

I uninstalled steam beta via sudo apt-get remove steam, but it doesn't remove ~/.steam and ~/.local/Steam where most of the files are. Is the Uninstaller corrupt?
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How do I get rid of frequent error messages?

I am sometimes getting error messages like the ones below. As I understand they are from some kind of debugging mode in the beta which I sometimes install. I have no problem with them in the ...
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Upgrading Beta to full version work without bugs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I installed an alpha or beta, am I up to date with the final release if I keep upgrading? When the Beta version of 13.4 comes out, I would like to install it and ...
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Linux kernel not upgraded from 3.2.x to 3.5.x after Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 12.10 (through 12.10 beta)

I had upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 beta from 12.04 LTS. I kept updating every recommended update suggested by Software Updater. All updates were successful. Yesterday, 12.10 stable is formally released ...
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How do I install the new beta driver for Nvidia?

How do I install the new beta driver for Nvidia? With Ubuntu before 12.04 I could do this: 1) Downloaded it from the site www.nvidia.com 2) Logout, 3) Move to tty1 (Ctrl + Alt + F1), ...
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How to remove information pop-up in Lubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable or disable Apport? I would like to stop this program from bothering me: I am in a beta version of quantal and am prompted to report problems all the ...
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Problem with dropbox installing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? Installing in 12.10 beta. This message: breaks existing package "nautilus-dropbox" conflict: ...
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How do I downgrade Firefox developer version to stable version on Ubuntu+1? [closed]

I want to downgrade to Firefox X stable from Y beta due to add-on incompatibilities. For example from Firefox 11 beta to Firefox 10 stable. How can I go to stable channel?
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12.10 Live DVD with no video input [closed]

I have been trying install Ubuntu 12.10, but as soon as it gets past my BIOS and to the screen with the blinking line in the top left, I get a no video input message on my TV (like when you turn the ...
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How do I remove Firefox Nightly?

How to remove/uninstall Firefox Nightly build, I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. Made an error, I'm supposed to be installing Firefox 13.
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Moving from 12.04 beta to 12.04 final, now I have 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “No new release found” when upgrading a from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS ubuntu 12.04 reports itself as quantal? I installed the 12.04 beta some time ago. After ...
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Freezing after fresh install of Ubuntu [closed]

Hi I have installed Ubuntu but after 5 minutes it freezes, I cant do anything except move my mouse like open a new program, open a new tab e.t.c I am on Ubuntu 12.04LTS final beta any help would be ...
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How can I tell if I am no longer using beta?

Is there a way to tell if I am still using beta after upgrading? I've been constantly upgrading my beta and I am, as far as I know, completely up to date. But, I can't really tell if I am up to date ...
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Can I install a beta/alpha/development version using Wubi?

How do you install the next version of Ubuntu (Ubuntu+1) using Wubi? When clicking the download button for the latest beta, will Wubi show up as an option?
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Upgrading from 12.04 beta 2 to stable 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I installed an alpha or beta, am I up to date with the final release if I keep upgrading? How to upgrade from beta 2 release of 12.04 to stable release of 12.04? Do I ...
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How to clean/repair Ubuntu 12.04 when the stable comes out?

I've upgraded to Ubuntu Precise (12.04) Beta 1 and a lot of things are broken, I'm working my way around most issues and reporting the bugs. I just wanted to know if there's a way do repair the whole ...
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How often should I update my beta installation?

I just installed the 12.04 beta1. When I start the update manager it detects more than 500 packages to be updated, 25 to be added and 6 to be removed. I wonder if I will get a more stable system with ...
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zsyncs for Precise Beta 1 CD ISOs

Where are the zsync files for the CD-sized ISOs (such as desktop-i386) for the Precise Beta 1? They don't seem to be in the expected location at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/12.04/beta-1/
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How to upgrade to beta from alpha or to beta 2 from beta 1? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I upgraded from an alpha or beta - am I up to date if I keep upgrading? How to upgrade to 12.04 beta 1 from 12.04 alpha 2?