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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Are modern Ubuntu installs compatible with ancient Kernel versions?

On Ask Ubuntu we occasionally see people with problems like: I'm running 10.04 Lucid LTS on my toaster. I'd like to upgrade but I have expensive proprietary hardware that only has drivers for ...
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Hp Zbook 17 G3 Mobile workstation with Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installation problem

I have an Hp Zbook 17 G3 Mobile work station with the following specs Core i7-6700HQ 17 G3, Nvidia Quadro M2000M, 16 GB DDR4, 1TB 7200RPM. The problem is I have installed win 7 on it (corporate ...
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How can I upgrade the Ubuntu LTS kernel to newer?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 64-bit on my desktop PC and I see the kernel in System Monitor is 3.5.0-23 but in Ubuntu 12.04.2 in my laptop the kernel is 3.2.0-38. I have already tried to run the ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 LTS failed with a kernel panic [closed]

I tried to upgrade to 16.04 from 14.04 using update-manager -d. After installing new packages/updates, my system is not booting. it's showing the following error. drm_kms_helper : panic occurred, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 ATI Radeon HD 5450 Graphics Support [closed]

In 16.04 LTS support for AMD proprietary drivers has been dropped. Instead there's an open source AMDGPU driver. My Question: Will the ATI Radeon HD 5450 work with the open source AMDGPU driver?
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No Display (HDMI)

This is what happens: When I boot from a live USB (Xubuntu), I get the display of 1024x768 with no sound but still I atleast get a display. When I boot from the main hard-disk, I do not ALWAYS get ...
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Are LTS releases close to being expired?

I've been considering upgrading my system from 14.04, but have been reading that LTS releases are probably the best for the long run. That being said I noticed that Ubuntu 14.04 will be discontinued ...
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Partial update done, system is not booting to 15.10. Need help in recovering my home folder

So recently I did a partial update on my 14.04 LTS. I guess the update was for 15.10. the update was complete but i dont know what went wrong. the system did not boot properly after updates. I tried ...
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Wifi card not detected by Ubuntu, is detected by IPcop

I have a Dlink dwl530 PCI WiFi card installed on the PCI bus of an Ubuntu PC. I have used this card with the IPcop distro, so I was surprised it didn't work. The output of sudo lshw -C network PCI ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS server Strongswan vpn server

Does somebody knows a good tutorial for strongswan ipsec vpn server on Ubuntu 14.04 that realty works with android phones with xauth and PSK? ipsec.conf files will be appreciated. Thanks.
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How to open session with fingerprint?

After installing fingerprint reader and verifying that it is working, it works with sudo but does not work for opening a session. I use 14.04 LTS. Do any one has a solution ?
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How to change default download location to an SD card?

I put Ubuntu on a chromebook through crouton but the chromebook's memory is very small, so I have a SD card in the chromebook to expand the memory. Is there a way to make the default location for ...
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Failed to start Load Kernel Modules - update from 14.04 to 15.10

I did a sudo do-release-upgrade after changing my update configuration to normal from lts. But the PC now boots with this error message: I checked and couldn't find an appropriate solution other ...
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Which Kernel should we use on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I am currently using 14.04.3 LTS and running 3.13.0-79-generic (released 19 February 2016) on a notebook. Is this the latest kernel?, and as a rule of thumb should we be using the latest kernel? ...
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Can someone explain the HWE stack LTS package suffixes (e.g. -lts-utopic)?

Can someone explain to me the LTS package postfixes/suffixes for some packages? I've done the HWE stack upgrades to get a newer kernel. For example, in my package manager, a number of variants for ...
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is there a flash player that works with ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

strong text****strong textfirefox keeps asking me to install a flash player so I can play video but every time I try it says there is no plugin for this I need a flash player if I want to view video ...
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My wifi keeps dropping, but it says I am connected?

Here is the link to wifi diagnosis results which I got by running diagnosis script. http://pastebin.com/4dQYf7Mx
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service mysql status shows wrong status

I am recently facing a weird problem with my freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. I am running apache and mysql on my server and I would like to start both on startup. Do to so, I added them to rc.d ...
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When using 'rsync' to duplicate a partition, the sizes come out different. Should I worry?

I have been using rsync on the Parted Magic CD to duplicate my Ubuntu 14.04LTS partition to a USB drive as a backup. Once completed, the size on the destination USB drive is larger (>2.1GB) than the ...
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Upgrade 12.04 -> 14.04 : libc6

I just tried to upgrade a 12.04.5 server to 14.04.1 and got the following error message during the upgrade of the libc6-bin package: (Lese Datenbank ... 408104 Dateien und Verzeichnisse sind ...
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How can I control the lighting screen in Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have tried to manually reduce the scan from my computer, but it is still too strong. I have Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. The model of my computer is HP.
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What happens after 5 years LTS period expires?

What happens after 5 years LTS period expires? - I have not used it for that long, but, I am concerned as to what do I need to do when this period ends?
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How to run Cyberfox 44.0, or is Software Updater broke?

I cannot run Cyberfox 44.0 on 14.04 LTS, issues with libstdc++.so.6 version 3.4.21. They say I have an older version. I checked, and LTS is now 14.04.3, but Software Updater never asked me to go ...
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Restrictions when updating LTS to Normal

I have a server running 14.04.3 LTS. I followed these instructions to update it to a normal release. However, this failed with a message indicating the there was no suitable release available, or ...
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Unsupported Ubuntus - is it safe to continue with them?

I'll try to be as clear as I can about this, hoping to get clear answers. I have Ubuntu Studio 15.10, which is not an LTS version, and will only be supported till July 2016. Does that mean there ...
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What is release date for next long term release? [duplicate]

I'm getting tired of reloading new systems on my ancient laptop. I started with Mint, then went to Ubuntu 15.04. Will I be able to go directly to the next long term release (and rest a little)?
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I am currently running on 3.13.0-76-generic Kernel version on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, How to upgrade it to the latest version?

I am currently using Ubuntu 3.13.0-76-generic Kernel Version and I want to upgrade it to latest stable version? Also What are the advantages of using latest kernel versions.
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how to use my wired connection internet for accessing internet on mobile phones [duplicate]

how to use my wired connection internet for accessing internet on mobile phones.i am unable to create hotspot. command "sudo-ap hotspot" start says not found
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Will the latest versions of software in Ubuntu daily image stay in the LTS?

I am testing the daily built image of the upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (as of Jan 2016). And I see latest version of almost anything I want to use. The question I have is, are these latest versions ...
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PROBLEM: Asus win10 Dual boot with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have disabled fast startup. I am using a live USB holding ubuntu. After reboot, I can enter to the menu But after selecting either "try ubuntu without installing" or "install ubuntu", the system ...
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Help with installation after HDD SATA replacement in laptop (Toshiba AMD A6)

Will this fix my installation issue, if I just go to 15.10. I was trying OEM, sudo clean, update, install, kodi, --fix, fix-missing...nothings works...also I have checked BIOS and the new SATA HDD is ...
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Proper Install instruction for installing PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have followed the instructions on several site to install PostgreSQL on 14.04 however none have been successful. There has been different failures from unmet dependencies to simply not installing at ...
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JfreeChart not giving exception after migrating from Ubuntu Desktop 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I've migrated from ubuntu v10.04 LTS (desktop edition) to Ubuntu v14.04 LTS (server edition). While running my java utility it creates charts using jFreeChart. The display driver used for the ubuntu ...
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How to browse package versions for a particular Ubuntu LTS point release

I want to determine which version of a particular package is included in a particular LTS point release. E.g. I know from here that package openssl was at package version 1.0.1f-1ubuntu2 when 14.04 ...
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Password Request gone after installing gksu

After installing gksu many programs don't ask for password anymore and thus don't work as intendet. (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) Examples: usb-creator-gtk starts up and writes image but unable to modify ...
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When does Trusty Tahr 14.04 LTS expire?

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases The EOL date for Trusty Tahr (14.04) is blank. When is End Of Life?
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2048 game will not open (Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware Player)

I've found this site : http://www.unixmen.com/install-2048-game-ubuntu/ I downloaded the open-source puzzler @ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linuxfreedomfor/files/ubuntu/2048_1_all.deb & ...
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max Memory and Storage capacity of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Does anybody know what is the maximum Memory(RAM) capacity and HDD(Storage) capacity for both 32-bit version and 64-bit version of 14.04 LTS? Same Ubuntu 13.10 32 & 64 bit versions too.
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Fresh install Ubuntu 14.04.03 boots every second time

Fresh install. One boot is blank purple screen, second boot - normal, third - blank purple, forth - normal and so on. Can this be fixed? I use entire disk encrytption LVM
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unable to access my user account

i had a new operating system installed on my computer ( linux ) i'm not familiar with the program. always had windows. one of the problems i am now having, amongst others is, i am only able to use my ...
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Web cam not getting detected

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. Previously it was Windows. Earlier my laptop's webcam was working fine, but now it isn't. I don't think it's due to hardware failure. It's ...
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How to recover files after deleted my Ubuntu partition?

I normally dual-boot with 12.04 and Win XP pro sp3 on a Thinkpad R60. I needed to reinstall windows because of problems piling up, so I ran the computer's built-in hard-disk recovery software. I ...
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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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Cannot install programs in Ubuntu 14.04

I get this pop up each time I try to download some program online! Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or ...
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Intermittent Mouse

Recently, my mouse has started to not work properly. Sometimes I will boot my computer and the mouse will move the cursor, but won't click on anything. After restarting the computer a couple of times, ...
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libreoffice 4.4 without gui change

i install the last libre office version 4.4 in my ubuntu 14.04 LTS but the gui does not change . repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases
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How to upgrade the nouveau driver in 14.04 LTS?

The nouveau driver in my LTS works great (I don't miss the NVidia driver), but there's one little nitpick that doesn't work very well: suspend. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. So I would ...
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What to do after installing lts HWE kernel?

I installed the lts HWE kernel from this answer sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-utopic xserver-xorg-lts-utopic libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic libegl1-mesa-drivers-lts-utopic ...
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Unity unresponsive after login; restarting Unity from tty works

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on an older machine. After login, Unity becomes unresponsive. I can move the cursor, but no keyboard command or click seems to have any effect. Moving to tty and ...
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failed to intall on the right disk

so today i got my server and i tried to install ubuntu server 14.04 LTS from my Universal Serial Bus stick and i have 8 disk on the server with 148 gb on each, when i get to the point where i am going ...