The hardware-enablement-stack (HWE stack) allows to use LTS version with a newer kernel and X stacks

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Power button won't work after updates on my Eee pc 12.04 and 14.04

I have an Asus Eee PC 1201ha, and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I had no problems until I did some updates on it. The power ceased to work after that, as in if I pressed the power button, the dialog ...
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How does LTS combine with HWE out of support

This is a rather general question, but I'd really like to know where I got it wrong. Less than a year ago on one of my laptops, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 precise (Kernel 3.8.x) Now I am told that HWE ...
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Problems after installing the “New Hardware Support is Available” [duplicate]

Problem started July 11th 2014 when I got the update. Each time when booting up my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I got a black screen with this message "Could not write Bytes: Broken Pipe" on the top Left hand ...
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How do I update to Ubuntu kernel 3.13.0 on 12.04 LTS without breaking the Nvidia graphics driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 "LTS" on a Lenovo W530 (Nvidia Optimus architecture) and updated the kernel to 3.13.0-32-generic as the version of the kernel I was running was going out of support, ...
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Important installations failed

I have a new computer with ubuntu 12.04 LTS ready installed. I get a message telling me to install an important security update 'Linux kernel image for version 3.5.0 on 64bit x86 SMP, but install ...
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Hardware enablement stack install is giving dependency issues [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the hardware enablement stack onto 12.04 but I'm running into the following dependency issue: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-trusty: ...
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Upgraded Hardware-Enablement-Stack on 12.04. Nvidia isn't working, and won't install

There also seem to be some weird behaviours related to the network (taking a very long time to pull updates, but also load webpages, etc.) Note: I can't do a full update to 14.04 for work reasons. Is ...
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12.04 After HWE upgrade and running Ubuntu Tweak to clean cruft, can't start lightdm

I did the HWE upgrade and that worked fine. System started fine. But I ran Ubuntu Tweak and it reported massive amounts of cruft. So I did the Janitor and uh-oh...system boots to command line ...
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Update Manager message “New Hardware Support is Available”

I haven't seen this message from Update Manager before, and I have not been able to google up any info. What will be installed when I click Install? (Clicking "Description of Update" got me ...
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hwe-support-status does not tell me how to upgrade to 12.04.5

According to 1204_HWE-EOL, there should be an option to upgrade to 12.04.5 HWE, however, I do not receive any such instructions from hwe-support-status. # uname -r 3.11.0-24-generic # ...
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Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) out of support

From yesterday my update manager gives me this message: Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support on 07/08/2014. After this date security updates for critical parts ...
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What does x86 mean for installing a new hardware enablement (HWE) stack in 64 bit Ubuntu

I'd like to install 13.10 (Saucy) hardware enablement (HWE) stack to my Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) because I need a newer Linux kernel. This wiki page explains what "hardware enablement stacks" are. Among ...
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VirtualBox “Not installing X Window System drivers” Is it HWE Stack related?

I am running 12.04 with the LTS Hardware Enablement Stacks as my VirtualBox host. (I'm using lts-raring and VirtualBox 4.2.20.) When setting up a new Kubuntu 14.04 guest with Virtual box, upon ...
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64bit support for LTS hardware enabled stack opt-in

I see there are already people, who are attempting to use or already using the hardware enabled stack for Precise running a 64bit system (e.g. here). However,the official announcement currently ...
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How do I prevent updates to a new Xorg/fglrx stack when upgrading point releases? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 because I need the fglrx-legacy driver installed. When I installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 or fully updated 12.04.1, I was unable to install this driver because I found out that ...
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Reconfiguration of xserver-xorg package fails on 12.04 LTS with Raring HWE installed

I am attempting to remove fglrx (proprietary AMD/ATI drivers) and install the radeon open source driver. I am following the steps here: RadeonDriver - Community Ubuntu Documentation ...
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What is the best way to upgrade the kernel in 12.04.3?

I am using 12.04 LTS, which through my Update Manager is now upgraded to 12.04.3. However, my Linux kernel has not been upgraded; it's 3.2.0-52-generic-pae. There is a v.3.8 in the Package Manager but ...
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LTS Enablement Stacks - Should I use quantal, raring or saucy?

I installed Kubuntu 12.04 from a beta ISO and I have been updating it ever since then. However, I want to opt into the hardware enablement stack for Precise now. I have two questions: First, how do ...
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Ubuntu Server how to upgrade to 12.04.3 with kernel 3.8 from 12.04.2 with kernel 3.5?

Ubuntu Server how to upgrade to 12.04.3 with kernel 3.8 from 12.04.2 with kernel 3.5? It seemed I have seen some doc saying upgrade to kernel 3.8, but forget where the doc is. So new a topic. Thanks! ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 takes too long to mount usb 3.0 ntfs hard drive

I just upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04.2 kernel 3.5.0-39 to 12.04.3 kernel 3.8.0-29 (raring kernel). Here is the problem: when I connect the usb 3.0 NTFS hard drive to my system, it takes about 5-7 min ...
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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04.2, 12.04.3 to 12.04.4, the next Hardware Enablement Stack?

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04.2 32bit. I installed it using LiveCD. Tomorrow, 23rd August 2013,Ubuntu 12.04.3 is released. I want to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04.2 to Ubuntu 12.04.3 without using ...
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Dependency issues while trying to upgrade 12.04.2 to the 12.04.3 HWE stack

While trying to upgrade my system to the latest hardware enablement stack from Ubuntu 12.04.2/Linux 3.5 I get the following error: $ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-raring ...
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What is hardware enablement (HWE)?

I see the linux-hwe-generic package as part of the kernels you can install in Ubuntu 12.04. What is hardware enablement (HWE)?