LTS stands for "Long Term Support release". These Ubuntu releases are considered to be especially stable and receive official support longer than normal releases. A new LTS comes out every 2 years.

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Applications button does not function after updating kernel on Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS (32bit)

I have been a casual user (meaning it is my primary OS, but I am not a linux expert of any sort) of Ubuntu for a few years starting with version 10. I try to stay on top of my updates so that ...
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Error while modifing an image using guestfish

I tried to modify my .qcow2 image using guestfish guestfish --rw -a parsecROI.img.qcow2 Welcome to guestfish, the libguestfs filesystem interactive shell for editing virtual machine filesystems. ...
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How to Get Windows Back After Accidentally Selecting it as Swap [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.4 LTS on my laptop with Windows installed to use as dual-boot but during the installation, it asked me to select a partition to use as swap. Thinking that it won't be formatted, ...
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could not apply the stored config for monitors - 14.04 update

Last night the auto update file was downloaded and when it was through I turned off my computer. This morning on booting up and signing in I get the Could not update message the rest of which reads: ...
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How do I fix black screen issue on my laptop?

I recently updated my computer to 14.04 LTS and since I did so, every time I play youtube videos, the screen on my laptop goes black. I can still hear sound, but I get no image at all. I know clean ...
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i need help with the graphic card in my laptop

[0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Whistler [Radeon HD 6730M/6770M/7690M XT] [1002:6740] ## What is it and how do i use it i think it is a graphics card ##
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't login / No sound

can't log in this question may be a duplicate but I didn't found a answer to my problem in the other threads. When I try to login at the typical login screen the screen just "reloads". I'm 100% ...
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Ubuntu freezes when streaming audio

For the last fews months or so, ubuntu will suddenly freeze at seemingly random intervals when streaming audio (such as listening to spotify, watching a youtube video). To date, it has not frozen when ...
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No sound after can not update ICEauthority fix 12.04 LTS

Hi I installed the mozilla vlc-plugin . I have fixed the problem with not beeing able to log in. Now the sound has gone, I cannot turn the volume up. I have tried in terminal to change alsamixer sound ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes after splash | Immediately after installing

I have reinstalled 2x. Everything is seems swimming till shortly after the Keyboard shortcut splash. The generic wireless mouse seems to gets intermittent and lag increases, then complete stop. ...
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What to expect from do-release-upgrade LTS->LTS (duration, problems, config adjustments, …)?

I have a productive Ubuntu Server LTS webserver ("classical" LAMP) running 12.04.5 LTS (up-to-date, regular apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade). I can only access it via SSH (rented server ...
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How do I fix the battery indicator in 14.04?

I recently downloaded Ubuntu 14.04. However, the battery indicator always says my battery is charged, and I haven't found any way to update it, or anything else. What could the problem be?
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Failed installation of 14.04.01 LTS on upgrade from 12.04.01 LTS running on partition of Acer laptop with Windows Vista on separate partition

I've successfully run Ubuntu 12.04.01 on a partition on an older Acer laptop with Vista as the original OS, which still was accessible, until I, against my better judgment, acceded to the continual ...
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How to upgrade within a LTS release (not to a new one)?

I have an old 12.04.2 Ubuntu server. I want to update it to 12.04.5. But do-release-upgrade would upgrade to 14 LTS. What do I have to do in order to update only within my LTS release?
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Why can I not access my Samba shared folder?

I just upgraded from a non-LTS Ubuntu to 12.04 LTS; this was a complete fresh install. Now I am trying to set up 3 storage hard drives as Samba shares. But for some reason they do not show up on other ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Serial Monitor

As many have experienced, I have had serious interface problems with Arduino. With the help of some wonderful folks, I now have Arduino easily accessible as a "launch" file and can "verify" and ...
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I see gnome-screensaver lock screen instead of unity one. What happened and how to fix it?

For a long time in 14.04.1 LTS I see gnome-screensaver lock screen instead of unity-greeter (or which one is the latest and greatest?). I've already tried to dpkg-reconfigure lightdm and ...
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Are there any Pros/Cons to using an older LTS? [closed]

14.04 LTS Has been giving me one headache after another, it is pretty much a project to get very small things to work, also it is just overall slower and less responsive than any other Ubuntu version ...
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How do I move the launcher? [duplicate]

I'm using 14.04 and would like to move the launcher to the bottom of the screen. Is there a way to do this ? Thank's
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touchpad not working (12.04 Lts)

I am using ubuntu 12.04 Lts...the touchpad has suddenly stopped working , it was working well for past ten months. I tried to work with with wired mouse and was successful in doing so..plzzz guide me ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Supports Facebook messenger ??… How to install facebook messenger app

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS yesterday. While using facebook through browser, it asked whether to install facebook app or not. I said yes and its installed. But while trying to open the facebook ...
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Adobe Flash for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS not working

I know there are a lot of questions about this, I have tried many of them. I still cannot utilize Adobe on my Chromium. I have updated and reinstalled and still nothing. I am fairly new to Ubuntu and ...
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Why Ubuntu 14.04 LTS use linux kernel 3.13?

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS release with linux kernel 3.13 (development version) but not a stable version of linux kernel (3.14 or 3.12). Is thís because of many new features be added in linux kernel 3.13? Can ...
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Unable to update openjdk7 and 6 with apt-get

System: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, Server I can't update openjdk7 and 6 with apt-get. It always ends with this failers: Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security/main openjdk-6-jre-headl ...
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No keyboard after rebooting 14.04 for updates

After rebooting my server to complete a few automatically installed updates, my USB keyboard no longer works and it won't boot past the grub screen. The keyboard still works in another PC. I'm really ...
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my wi-fi is connecting but the Internet is not working

till yesterday everything was fine. The Internet had been working correctly. Today, when I started ubuntu it connected successfully but I couldn't open any web page or do any Internet activity, ...
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video dependecies cannot be resolved in vlc [duplicate]

Getting unmet dependencies errors in vlc. vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.3 is to be ...
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Some random keys don't work

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new FreeDOS Laptop (Lenovo z50). After installation I did a full Software Update with 'Software Updater' und restarted the laptop. Right now I'm installing ...
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Is it safe to remove runit package?

I just upgraded my ubuntu box from 12.04 LST to 14.04 LTS. Now apt-get tells me: The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: runit Use 'apt-get autoremove' ...
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Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Server Edition information need

I was wondering what's the maximum RAM, and maximum CPUs does the Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Server Edition can handle. I found a server computer I want to buy, which is a SuperServer 4048B-TRFT. I don't ...
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Why Chromium version 37 is shutting down when I search something on Google?

I recently upgraded form ubuntu 12.04 LTS to ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I did this because I had a problem with Chromium, whenever I'd open a new tab to search something on google the browser shut down. I ...
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Which is better for Chinese ,Ubuntu or Ubuntu Kylin? [closed]

My friends always say," Ubuntu is better than Kylin ". Now I wonder which one is more suitable for a Chinese ? By the way , what anti-virus software is suitable for Ubuntu Kylin ?
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Upgrading To 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Blew Up Grub

I used the upgrade option available at the Ubuntu store from the desktop. There was an option within the software updates to upgrade to 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr). After I employed this to upgrade, ...
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Add a Background Image for nautilus in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit OS. Please anyone can tell me how to add background image for nautilus(file browser) and change the background color of nautilus. Please help me.
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Network has disappeared on menu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Iam suprised because it has Network menu on global menu has disappreared. What to do in order to bring it back?
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apt-fast for ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I just upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from ubuntu 12.04 (Which I loved) and now, I cant install apt-fast. My net connection is very slow and I want to download using apt-fast but whenever I add the apt-fast ...
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gem5 parser error

I am trying to run parser from here, but it gives this error: This program requires jinja2 version 2.7 or later I have already installed the jinja2 package by running sudo apt-get install ...
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Is it necessary to upgrade to 14.04 LTS or can I stand in 12.04 LTS forever with no problem?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and although I would like to upgrade to 14.04 LTS, I don't want to have any troubles after upgrading. For example, I don't know if I can no longer use some of my software ...
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Firefox Crashing

Since I upgraded to 14.04 LTS my Firefox crashes every few minutes. I asked this question before and there has been not response. I can not get into my Yahoo account. What can I do to resolve this?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS DNS

Since the introduction in Ubuntu 12 of a new way to handle DNS with the resolv.conf file https://www.stgraber.org/2012/02/24/...-ubuntu-12-04/ I need to clarify something Inside this article As ...
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Ubuntu not switching open windows like MS Windows OS

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. One thing I noticed bugging me really bad that I did not notice in previous releases is the automatic switching of open windows. For example, when I download a file the option ...
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Why is 14.04.1 not showing up as a release upgrade for 12.04 yet?

I realize this question is a bit of a duplicate, but stack exchange won't let me comment on other questions/answers until you have 50 reputation, which seems a bit silly because it means the only way ...
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Where is the update to 14.04.1 in update-manager?

I am not looking for a workaround or a hack. I am just confused. 14.04.1 has been released now for a week, and one of my machines which is on 12.04, and another one which is on 14.04 both don't have ...
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Will apt-get upgrade change the major version of a software in Ubuntu LTS?

I am trying to find out how software upgrade works in Ubuntu LTS version. Let's say I am using Ubuntu LTS xx.xx. At the time of release, user can install PHP 5.3 and Python 2.6 (this is just an ...
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Printer supporting ubuntu 14.04 lts

Scope: Ubuntu 14.04 lts 32bit, installed from DVD (onto an old Shuttle computer) Hello, I am looking for an ink or laser home printer, working without problems for ubuntu 14.04. My search for a list ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS upgrade: “no new release found”

According to Trusty Tahr Release Schedule, Ubuntu LTS 14.04.1 (first .1 version) was released two days ago. Unfortunately when trying to upgrade using the do-release-upgrade command I get the message ...
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restrict access to Internet in guest session in 14.04 LTS

Ciao! I am using ubuntu 14:04 LTS and would like to restrict access to the Internet in guest session at particular times, for example, in use from 10 am to 12 pm and from 5 pm to 7 pm. For all the ...
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Why does do-release-upgrade on 12.04 system not find 14.04.1 upgrade? [duplicate]

I saw an article that 14.04.1 was released today so I went to update an LTS machine but it didn't find an update. $ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found $ ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS stops at start

I've installed the updates, and at the end it asked me to restart the computer. After I restarted, it stops at the booting. All I see is: black screen, Ubuntu 12.04 and the four dots in the middle of ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu 12.04 kernel to 2.6.x

I currently have the most up-to-date kernel (Linux user-desktop 3.2.0-67-generic #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:46:11 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) of Ubuntu 12.04 on my x86_64 computer, but ...