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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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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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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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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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Failed installation 14.04 LTS due to computer hanging

While I was upgrading my OS from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS, the computer hung for an hour, so I was forced to shut down. When I restarted the computer I had a black screen with several error message saying: ...
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12.04lts to 14.04lts: No menu-bar/launcher after logout/login

The solution here works for me to fix the desktop after log-in: http://askubuntu.com/a/292997/227118 , but I am back to square one after logging out. How to solve this issue permanently ?
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Is there an upgrade procedure from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

I have tried the standard: apt get install update-manager-core do-release-upgrade but this does not seem to get it to 14.04 LTS. Are there other steps that I am missing?
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How to restrict Ubuntu to only show LTS updates

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS last week. Now I dont want to update daily for all the newly available updates, I want to restrict updates to only LTS updates. So I have seleted "For long-terms ...
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How do I upgrade my Ubuntu server from one LTS version to another? Is this safe?

I like to keep all my servers running only the most stable versions of any operating system, so obviously I only run the LTS versions of Ubuntu. I currently have a few servers running Ubuntu server ...
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Is upgrading from LTS to LTS as reliable as doing a fresh install?

Having run into many snags and stability issues when upgrading (update-manager -d) from just release to release (For example: 13.04 - 13.10), I soon learned and have been told that it is always more ...
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How do I ensure my upgraded server remains on the LTS?

I'd like to upgrade my server from non-LTS (Saucy) to the new LTS (Trusty Tahr). In other words, once Ubuntu 14.10 will be out (next scheduled release after 14.04), I would like to remain on the LTS ...
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After last update, my varnish and all services broke!

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server hosted in a XEN VPS. Strictly being used in terminal mode via PuTTY. uname -a Linux webserver 3.2.0-58-generic #88-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 3 17:37:58 UTC 2013 x86_64 ...
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Where can I find a complete list of all Ubuntu releases and life terms? [duplicate]

I am running Lubuntu and it does not have LTS releases, so I want to know if my version is EOL or not and what versions are. I know of the Releases page on the wiki, but that only covers Ubuntu, not ...
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LTS or Normal Release for 2014

There was a time not long ago when this question would (and should!) of been marked as a duplicate of this question or many others... But the landscape of Ubuntu has changed since 12.04, and it will ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server

I have Ubuntu 11.10 server , I want to upgrade it to 12.04LTS but the update manager show that the new release is 12.04.03LTS, how can I get 12.04LTS ?
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What is difference between LTS and Non LTS [duplicate]

I want to switch from Windows to Ubuntu completely. I am in a dilemma which version to choose. Here it is showing 12.04 (LTS) and 13.10 (Non LTS). Which is the best one to choose. I want full ...
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Upgrade and update Ubuntu server

There is a ubuntu server 12.04 LTS; and I want to be up to date and updated with security updates and have the most up to date version of packages installed. but i do not want the server to change ...
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Why 12.04.2 to 12.04.3 didn't upgrade kernel (3.5->3.8) and/or xorg [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04.3 installed and the kernel is still 3.5 I managed to install 3.8 installing it with source-kernel-lts-raring but I wonder why it didn't install automatically from Update-Manager.
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How do I upgrade from 12.04 to 12.04.3?

I have so many bugs in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS that I have lost count and the energy to fix them. The system won't upgrade properly or even update packages any more. When I log in I get a black screen ...
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12.04 LTS distro upgrade to 13.04 — will it still be LTS?

If one installs Ubuntu 12.04, and does a distribution upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04, does the upgraded version still have five-year Long Term Support?
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How to upgrade 12.4 to 13.10 [duplicate]

I'm tempted to upgrade my desktop running 12.4 to 13.4 as 13.4 runs really well on my laptop. Can I do this without upgrading to 12.10 first (want to avoid fresh install) or is there no way arround ...
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How to get kernel versions to match in a server and clients?

Ubuntu has released 12.04.2 LTS, which has a newer kernel than the one that comes with 12.04.1 LTS. I prefer to keep server and clients with the same kernel version. Can this be done?
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Why do I have different kernel versions on same distribution version

I (re)installed Mythbuntu 12.04.2 to solve an audio problem. After the installation I find that the kernel version of this MythTV front-end is 3.5.0-27-generic. However on the fully-updated ...
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1answer
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Can't Update Ubuntu [duplicate]

On the Ubuntu website, it says that if I want to update Ubuntu from 12.04 LTS to 12.10, I have to go into Update Manager and click 'Check', which won't work. It pops up saying, "There are no updates ...
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Can Ubuntu Server 10.04.4 LTS be upgraded to NON-LTS?

I have a server running Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS. Can I upgrade this distribution to precise LTS, then from there, convert to non-LTS releases?
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Why upgrade from LTS to a X.10 version [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the difference between a Long Term Support Release and a Normal Release? recently in an OMGubuntu's article i saw some comments about the reason of the selection ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do I get “init: failed to create pty…” errors on boot? Hey, I just updated from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 from update manager, and now when I start it ...
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1answer
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problem with setting the keyboard command for show desktop [closed]

I followed the instructions provided in the link Enabling native shortcuts on Gnome - 3 for setting the shortcut of Ctrl+Alt+D for showing desktop and yet it does not seem to work. I can send a ...
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Problem upgrading 11.10 Server to 12.04 LTS

I'm experiencing some problems with upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 Server to 12.04 LTS I have changed the release-upgrades files to prompt=lts but the do-release-upgrade -d doesn't work. How can I fix that? ...
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Problem upgrading from 10.04 LTS to 12.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is “No new release found” when upgrading 10.04 to 12.04 LTS? Ubuntu 12.04.1 was released yesterday and I still can't update from 10.04
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Can't upgrade ubuntu server from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS

I'm trying to upgrade my 10.04 server using do-release-upgrade, but it keeps saying there is no new version available. If I change the prompt config in /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades to normal, ...
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1answer
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Upgrade failed… Kinda, now cannot install some packages

When trying to upgrade my server (using do-release-upgrade -d, as one currently has to when going from 10.04 to 12.04), the script froze, and I was forced to cancel it. I was left with a half 10.04, ...
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Is a 10.04 LTS to 12.04 release upgrade possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I upgrade from 10.04 or 11.10 to 12.04? “No new release found” when upgrading a from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS I have a beloved high performance 10.04 ...
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My install of 10.04 does not show that there is an LTS upgrade available, what do I do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “No new release found” when upgrading a from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS This is an install on an older machine I have for my grandmother. I installed 10.04 quite ...
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Can't load 12.04 from CD

I've got 32bit version of 11.10 and I want to upgrade to 64bit 12.04. I've tried booting the ISO from a USB and a CD but when I chose the boot option it just goes straight through to my normal ...
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We have a few web servers, how should we reason regarding upgrades to new versions?

We run a SaaS business today, all servers run Ubuntu Server and usually a LAMP stack on top of that. We are reasearching a little bit how we should upgrades our servers. One option is to stay on LTS ...
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Do I lose LTS support if I upgrade to a non-LTS release?

I have been using Ubuntu since 8.04 as my primary OS and every six months I upgrade to the latest distribuition release. I am currently using 12.04 LTS. Thinking ahead, if I upgrade to 12.10 or any ...
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Is it possible to skip an LTS upgrade?

If you want to upgrade from 10.10 to 12.04, then you'll need to follow the upgrade path; 10.10 > 11.04 > 11.10 > 12.04. However, with LTS versions, you can upgrade directly, so that you can upgrade ...
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Should I update to an LTS release?

This is probably still too early to worry about, but I'm just curious. I am not currently using an LTS Ubuntu on my laptop. Now, when the next LTS comes out, should I upgrade? Or should I skip this ...
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Key differences between 10.04 LTS (Lynx) and 12.04 LTS (Pangolin) that would matter to programmers?

I have a 10.04 image from vmplanet which I am very accustomed to, for my development work which revolves mainly around java, git and rails (using rvm). I didn't like the Unity interface so I did not ...
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How to Roll back newly applied LTS Maintenance Upgrade to the Previous Version

Is there a way to roll back a LTS Maintenance Upgrade to the previous version, say from 10.04.02 LTS from 10.04.03 LTS ? I am not facing a problem now, but need to figure out means to back out the ...
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How do I upgrade a server image inside EC2?

I setup an instance of Ubuntu on Amazon EC2 using an AMI that I had found. When I login to the server through SSH it says A newer build of the Ubuntu lucid server image is available. It is names ...
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Best practices to ease the OS upgrade procedure

I'm going to install a fresh Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS), supported until April 2013. My question is about the upgrade to the new LTS version, and in particular I'd like to know which best practices I have to ...
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1answer
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Upgrading 8.10 server to LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Updating Ubuntu server from 8.10 to 10.04 I'm in a plan to upgrade ubuntu 8.10 vbox vm servers to LTS(obviously 10.04) as 8.10 has no support. As far as I know I'll be ...
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Sane path to distribution upgrades

I'm using Hardy (server) on quite a few machines and I'd like to upgrade to the latest LTS. Is it safe to edit my sources.list file to just point to the new LTS, or should I do a succession of dist ...