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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Wi-Fi connection problem

The necessary wireless network is not showing in the Wi-Fi list , Ubuntu 16.04 LTS , any help appreciated 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu Live USB Flash Drive with casper-rw persistent partition

So, I've spent the last day going through similar questions, and can confirm first that this is not a duplicate of: Ubuntu Live-USB Using a "casper-rw" Partition Persistent Ubuntu 14.04 USB fails to ...
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System program problem detected message upon trying to login

Today I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell Vostro 200. After the installation, everything appeared to be functioning pretty well. I then noticed it was not installing updates properly and ...
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WebCam image is Fuzzy

I use a Samsung R519 Laptop with an integrated webcam (Webcam SCB-0320N). The image from the WebCam is fuzzy. How can I control the Webcam settings? . Version of Ubuntu Installed Version 16.04 LTS (...
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Some tray icons disappear after shutdown overlay

I just installed and updated Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on my desktop PC. If I click on the power button (top right icon on the desktop), then I click the larger power icon, then I cancel the operation, ...
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What is SNAP and how does this effect me (end user)? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu Mate 16.04 LTS. I keep seeing articles about SNAP. I am just an end-user at home. What is SNAP and how does this, if anything, effect me? What, if anything, do I need to do?
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No boot option after installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Acer Aspire 4736z with Live CD

I am facing a problem. After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Live CD, at the reboot there is no boot option to choose the OS. I directly get logged into my Windows 7. Before that i was having an ...
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How long after new LTS release for certifications to come out?

On the Ubuntu certification website (http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/) laptops are only certified through 14.04; it doesn't look like any laptops have been certified with 16.04. Does anyone know ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 can't boot to desktop after creating windows-shared NTFS partition

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I followed this guide to have a shared partition with Windows 10. I put my Win10 Downloads and Documents folder on the partition. When i had turned off the computer a couple of ...
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How do I get rid of the syndaemon effect?

So recently I was playing some TF2, and my trackpad was really messing up with my aim. (I use a laptop.) I decided to search for some fixes that would only effect the trackpad. I came across the ...
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How do you see what packages are available for update

FreeBSD user joining your ranks. I've been asked to look after an Ubuntu Server running 10.04 LTS. I see from /usr/lib/update-notifier/update-motd-updates-available that there are a number of ...
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Superkey not working (16.04 LTS)

I recently installed 16.04 LTS and noticed the option to install with winkeys. I did not choose this. Is this why the superkey isn't working? If so; is there any other way than reinstalling?
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cannot import saved openVPN configuration file in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am trying to import a .ovpn file from the network manager. Here are the steps I follow. Network Manager -> VPN Connections -> configure VPN.. This opens the Network Connections dialogue. Then, Add -...
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Maximum compatible kernel version

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Since, I was facing the suspend bug, I installed a newer kernel as suggested here. Even although the above mentioned link recommends to install kernel v4.4.8-...
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Why is unattended-upgrades activated by default?

I just migrated from CentOS to Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS. I chose "no" when it asked me to do automatic updates during the setup. However, I just realized that by default unattended-upgrades is ...
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Is there an alternative app for Fogger

Fogger application has been discontinued and no longer developed since September 2013. Is there any other alternative app for Fogger..? (Ubuntu verion - 16.04 LTS) Fogger Screnshot:
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ThinkPad T430 Linux

Forgive me if this is a question that has been asked many times before. I am a complete newbie when it comes to Ubuntu, or Linux for that matter. I just received a ThinkPad T430 without an operating ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop no Gui [duplicate]

I just enabled Hyper-V on my i7-6700k (Win10 Pro). I tried to install Desktop Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64Bit as a virtual machine. When I created the machine I used Generation 2 (this mean UEFI Bios etc). ...
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How do I install an antivirus on Ubuntu Mate? [Failed]

This is the error I get when attempting to install the 64-bit version for Ubuntu. This is what I'm running: On this machine: Thus far, everything works flawlessly but I haven't been able to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS freezes when selecting try Ubuntu

I just got a new laptop and I'm trying to install the newest version of Ubuntu Gnome on it. Every time I try and boot from my live USB it freezes on the loading screen that just has the Gnome logo on ...
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Can't boot after upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7559, which comes with ubuntu 14.04 LTS pre-installed. After updating, the software update application gave an error indicating something wrong with my laptop with two ...
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Copasi installation

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 16LTS and am trying to install in the home/Programmes directory the Copasi program either through the terminal or extracting it to the directory. Everything looks fine but I ...
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Is there any Ubuntu 16.04 derivative which support by default proprietary AMD graphics driver?

Generally speaking, I like an idea of using Open Source drivers, not only for AMD graphics. However, I'm unable to run application which requires OpenGl 4. fglrx is deprecated for Ubuntu 16.04, so I ...
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Importancia del espacio de intercambio [duplicate]

tengo una duda, instalé recientemente en mi PC Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32 Bits. Pero al hacerlo omití la creación del espacio de intercambio. Después de haber instalado Ubuntu, la pantalla se me queda ...
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How to make sure I stay on Linux kernel version 3.13 (Ubuntu 14.04)?

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday, because my WiFi adapter is not supported in 16.04. I am told this is likely due to the Linux kernel. In order for my computer's WiFi adapter to ...
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upgrade from 15.04 to 16.04 directly without go 15.10 [duplicate]

Now I'm using ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop.I would like to upgrade my system to 16.04.when I upgrade to 15.10 it's crashing and I can't do anything.Can I upgrade my system without going 15.10 or is there ...
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Changing plymouth theme on ubuntu 16.04

In Ubuntu 14.04, I was able to change my Plymouth Theme simply by going to /lib/plymouth/themes and copy my theme in there. Then, by simply typing sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth (...
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Getting mismatch error while installing vim [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I tried to install vim package. But always i got mismatch error. Please help me. Thanks in advance. I have attached screen shot of error.
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Port Forwarding issue with new router

So I just got a new ISP the other day and I decided to just purchase my own router, an Asus RT-AC1900. I have a server running Teamspeak 3 for my friends and I, however, I cant seem to get access from ...
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Reinstalling wine after upgrading 14.04 to XOrg lts-wily

I upgraded a KUbuntu 14.04 LTS install to xorg-core-lts-wily and all its dependencies, in order to be able to run on a 6th gen i3 with a HD520 graphics. That meant I lost wine, and I cannot seem to ...
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12.04.2 Failed to install grub-efi to /target/

I have a Lenovo u410 ultrabook. It's sata scheme consists of a 30gb SSD and a 1tb hdd in a raid0 with intel rapid start technology. I removed IRST and disabled the raid0. I want to install ubuntu on ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu from the Windows 10 Bootloader?

I don't like GRUB (especially the look.) I don't want to use BURG if I don't have to and was wondering if I could boot into Ubuntu (and RemixOS) from the Windows 10 bootloader. Thanks!
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Can I smoothly upgrade from one LTS to next LTS release?

Question is about Ubuntu release process. Are migrations from n to n+1 releases expected? Assuming we have server with installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Will it be smoothly upgradable to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ...
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I cannot install any software on my freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu and so far not having a very pleasant user experience. I have tried to install multiple programs but no luck. The software "app" does not work and I get an error of Failed to load ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will hang on boot. Booting from lived/USB fails. Boot repair does nothing

I have no clue what else to do. I upgraded from 12.04lts to 16.04 Lts (forced). I've tried everything I could find online to no avail. Whenever I boot there is a kernel panic, I've attached a picture ...
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Ubuntu MATE 14.04: Skype font, mouse and look bug

i recently installed Ubuntu MATE 14.04 on my computer, I want have skype but this happend: (Mouse also changed (old ugly black kde mouse)). Any solution to fix this bug?
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Is that possible to add memory to the / partition?

I think I made a mistake while installing my Ubuntu operation system because now there's no free space on the / partition. I already have unallocated memory though. Can that help? Gparted Screenshot:...
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Should I downgrade to (reinstall) 14.04 LTS or 15.10?

Succinctness has never been my forte so apologies in advance; I've bolded the actual question but the background may be useful. This question is a little wooly but it'd be nice to know what I should ...
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Time is ticking slower in Virtual Ubuntu Server

i do not exactly know what happend but for any reason after restarting Ubuntu the Time in the Virtual Server is ticking slower. I'm using the latest LTS Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. The Host is a ...
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Showing error: no video activated

I am using ubuntu 14.04LTS. On booting os is showing an error : no video mode activted
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Ubuntu functionality with LTS OS [closed]

If I'm using the most updated version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, will I have the same functionality as the 15.10 OS or will I have lesser functionality?
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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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problem when creating bootable usb in ubuntu [duplicate]

i am using ubuntu LTS and i want to create a bootable usb. so I opened the Startup disc creator in ubuntu, the problem is despite I selectIchoose the desired .iso file, it is never listed and hence i ...
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how to find program files on ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu and I used to use windows OS. after installing ubuntu i installed wine software on ubuntu so i can run the .exe files. now I successfully installed the .exe file on ubuntu and as ...
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Can I upgrade to 16.04 without using the software updater and keeping all my data intact?

I'm on 14.04 and the software updater shows no update available. Can I manually download the images and install them but without losing all my data?
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server temporary failure resolving

Freshly install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS SERVER tty1 26 packages can be updated 12 updates are security updates. When I try to use sudo apt-get update This shows up Err:1 http:// ro.archive....
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Is it possible to upgrade from Xubuntu 14.04 LTS to Xubuntu 16.04 LTS via USB?

An USB upgrade is the only way I can do it. That's not my computer, his connection is very slow and it would take ages to download it. I had installed the Xubuntu 14.04 LTS via USB, now I'd like to ...
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Why do a dist. upgrade already? [closed]

I have recently spent a lot of work and built my 14.04 ubuntu desktop to be "perfect" for me. Should I really do a distribution upgrade to 16.04, because I can? I am a newbie and do not want to lose ...
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To suddenly log-out after upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

When I Upgraded my system from 15.10 to 16.04, one my drive was mounted and after restart gave a message like : /dev/sda3: clean, 236680/38944768 files, 12412333/155760896 blocks and now after and ...
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Mouse Problems (Latest LTS)

So i just installed Ubuntu to a USB drive (not the installation disk, the actual OS) and started it up I could operate normally for 30 seconds or so and then the entire OS froze, with the exception of ...