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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Laptop keyboard not working, how to enable wifi using usb keyboard (or remap the laptops FN key to a key on the usb keyboard)

I've been around the block with this several times and nothing seems to hardware unblock the WiFi on this laptop. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Laptop is a Medion MD96350. Its built in keyboard is ...
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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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How to install up-to-date virus scanner ClamAv in 12.04? [duplicate]

ClamAV is in the official security software repositories from Canonical, but on running freshclam, it reports: ClamAV update process started at Tue Jan 21 10:31:59 2014 WARNING: Your ClamAV ...
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how to install linux-headers-3.5.0-32-generic [duplicate]

When i try to install some apps i get a message: linux-headers-generic-lts-quantal : Depend: linux-headers-3.5.0-32-generic but it is not installable uname -a Linux ubuntus 3.5.0-27-generic ...
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Why is libyaml in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server not being patched for security issues?

I'm running a 10.04 LTS server and the LTS wiki page shows it as being supported until 2015. However, on the CVE page for a security vulnerability in libyaml, the table states: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS server: cannot get isc-dhcp-server to start

When I try and start isc-dhcp-server I get a can't open /etc/bind/rndc.key: permission denied So per instructions from Ubuntu site I added to /etc/apparmor/usr.sbin.dhcpd /etc/bind/r, ...
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Ubuntu has LTS and normal version now. Does Lubuntu have the same?

I am wondering if this is the right place for this question, but if not...then the moderators will surely tell me so. Anyway....there is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and the normal 12.10 version. Is that the ...
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Does 12.04 LXDE have LTS? [duplicate]

This question sparked my question. Will my PC receive the Long Term Support (LTS) using LXDE in Ubuntu 12.04? What does it mean that Lubuntu doesn't have long term support? Does it just mean it's ...
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How to bind LXC instance to a virtual interface in Ubuntu 12.04?

I would like to bind my LXC instance to a virtual interface, eth0:1. All the other tutorials/guides I've seen involve setting the main interface to br0, and restarting the networking service, which is ...
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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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When will the next LTS version of Lubuntu be released?

12.04 was an LTS for Ubuntu but not for Lubuntu, hence this query.
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What're the differences between 12.04.3 LTS desktop and 12.04.3? [closed]

I want to know what are the differences between 12.04.3 lts desktop and 12.04.3. lts
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Settings and configurations are not saved on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I recently installed 12.04 LTS. Whenever I rearrange the launcher icons they reset to their initial order after a reboot. Also, although I can change the time and date settings, none of the changes ...
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Permission denied when excute a script ?

I run this script ./make.py and it shows error "bash: ./make.py: Permission denied" How to solve this?
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LTS for 12.04.02

Since 12.04 is an LTS version, does that means that it will have long support no matter what 12.04.X it is? E.g.: Can I have 12.04.01 and still be supported until 2017?
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What are point releases in LTS versions?

There are so called "point releases" for LTS versions of Ubuntu. 10.04.3 for instance. What are those "point releases" releases?
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Cannot run the blender from ubuntu 12.04

I installed blender 2.69 from Ubuntu Software Center(blender 2.69+svn61239+git201401181822.6cd132b-0irie1~precise1) on Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit), but when I run it from desktop it gives no reaction at ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Skype Issue

Hi there :) I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to figure out how it works :D I've installed Skype but I'm having issues with audio playback, microphone. Can please anyone help me ? Thanks Giuseppe.
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 will automatically update to 12.04.4 and to kernel 3.11?

I don't know if Ubuntu 12.04.3 will automatically update,and if the kernel updates too. Thanks.
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How to correctly install libstdc++.so

It seems that no matter how I try, I am unable to install libstdc++.so. My guess is that this is supposed to be a symlink to libstdc++.so.VERSION or something. BUT, no package seems to be ...
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What're the main differences between LTS and the new release? [duplicate]

Am I able to upgrade 13.10 to the LTS version of 64-bit or no? What are the other main differences or where would I find documentation on them?
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Unable to install Ubuntu on Asus EeePC1011CX: BIOS not listing bootable USBs

I had been trying to install Ubuntu 12.4LTS on my netbook Eee PC 1011CX with preloaded Windows7. I successfully created a bootable USB stick ...
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Key security fixes - pace of adoption into 12.04 LTS

I would like to ask about how quickly security issues are dealt with in the 12.04 disti. I am recently using GnuPG on my 12.04 box and am concerned that the following security fix / most up to date ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installer doesnt see Windows 7

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my new laptop that came with Windows 7. I would like a dual-boot, but the installer can't see the Windows 7 installation. What should I do here? I haven't ...
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cannot find -lslink

While running make for a program installation on ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I was stuck with the following error: Could anyone help explain the cause and solution please? I'm a rookie please... Thanks ...
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Installing CS6 products in Ubuntu

How would I install Adobe CS6 products in Ubuntu painlessly. In other words, how would I use PlayOnLinux to install adobe products. The ones I use are Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AE, and ...
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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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I Need File System Help

There are four paper looking icons in the file system they all have a dark black arrows at the bottom. Is it normal for them not to be in a folder? If not how do I remove them? Here's how they read ...
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Debian Stable vs Ubuntu LTS for Server?

Which is a better platform for a professional use server? Debian Stable or Ubuntu LTS? The third party software we plan to use, works on both. Which one is better on it own merits? Take into ...
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I cannot get new updates [duplicate]

Pakettitietoja ei voitu alustaa Pakettitietoja alustettaessa tapahtui virhe jota ei voitu korjata. Ilmoita tästä virheraportilla paketille "update-manager", ja sisällytä raporttiin seuraava ...
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Latest Ubuntu LTS 12.04 updates killed my X server & samba setups under MythTV (again) 2013-12-23

I'm guessing it's the NVidia drivers again with the X, that's the thing that gets screwed up after updates 3 or 4 times a year since the new update schedule started. Tried all the things that fixed ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 or latest? [duplicate]

Which is better to install on my laptop, and why? 12.04 will receive long term support, but is it missing any functionality when compared to the latest version? Will the latest version be less ...
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Building Ubuntu server from source on very old hardware?

I'd like to build Ubuntu LTS 12.04 from source (kernel+daemons) on very old hardware. The hardware I'm on is i486 cpu on a pc104 single board computer. Most live cd's have trouble getting further than ...
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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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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)?
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12.04 LTS updated today and now throws me back to login screen after logging in

I allowed the update to run and once it finished, I restarted. Now it will not accept my password. I can log in as a guest, but can not access most of my programs or files. Additionally, when I ...
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Activating latest Nvidia driver (319) in Ubuntu 12.04.3 caused to boot with a black screen

I've reinstalled Ubuntu 3 times now trying to do this. 'Additional drivers' says I currently have Nvidia accelerated graphics driver 304. However when I activate 319 [Recommended], it installed just ...
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I cannot access Thunderbird ppa

I tried the suggestion given to this question: Thunderbird won't send email but apt gave the following error: Cannot access PPA ...
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how to install windows 7 as it already has ubuntu 12.04

i m getting a prob. to install windows 7 on ubuntu 12.04 whem i am staring the installation from a pen drive it shows the error 0x800700A on it how to get rid of it
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS not detect Wireless on Lenovo Ideapad Q190

Hey Everyone im new to Linux anda after some googling i decided to install Ubuntu, My first Ubuntu to Install is !2.04 LTS i'm choosing this because of Long Term Service But the problem is ubuntu not ...
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Getting a ubuntu installation disk

Ok I'll make it simple. I live in Sri Lanka. And I dont have a good internet connection. So I already have ubuntu 10.10 which I got from shipit.ubuntu.com some time back. And distributed some copies ...
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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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Sound switches to headphones after random time

On my laptop (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) arose out of the blue the following problem: After seemingly a random number of seconds the sound switches to the headphone jack and switches off the speakers. If I ...
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Cannot Update Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

When I am running update, I cannot update Due to this error; /*W:GPG error: http://deb.playonlinux.com squeeze Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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External hardware freeze [duplicate]

On my PC with Linux lite 12.04 lts, whenever I do tasks involving scrolling text in a terminal, updating software, or sometimes just random other things, every external device stops working. The ...
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xscreensaver in 12.04 LTS

What settings do I need to make the xscreensaver just, i.e. only, to show images randomly from my Pictures folder? /DanHarry
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What is meant by Terminal [duplicate]

New Ubuntu 12.04 LTS user here. I have downloaded Google Earth, it shows as its downloaded but says it must be operated from a terminal. Could someone please explain what terminal means in that ...
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Inexplicable Slowness [duplicate]

I've been running Ubuntu for about 4 years now, and I'm having a problem with 12.04 Every once in a while the computer will slow almost to a stop, interrupting any playing audio/video, and ...
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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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Problem installing Ubuntu as dual boot on HP ProBook 4530s

I have the two files .ISO, the installer of 12.04 - 64 bits and 13.10 - 64 bits. I want to set you up Ubuntu, and have it alongdide Windows 7. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit. But I ...