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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How does LTS combine with HWE out of support

This is a rather general question, but I'd really like to know where I got it wrong. Less than a year ago on one of my laptops, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 precise (Kernel 3.8.x) Now I am told that HWE ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Login issue

After restarting my PC, I am not able to see my users on screen. Only the guest session appears, but I am not able to log in. When I click on the guest session login, screen turns black and returns to ...
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How to chabge GDM Login theme in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I changed my login screen to GDM by typing sudo apt-get install gdm how do I change the theme in ubuntu 12.04? I downloaded a theme using gnome-look.org. Where do I ...
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Fan is always running (CPU)

Hp mini 1000 Using gnome shell 3.4.x When I installed this os the fan did not always run and it seems after updating now the fan has and is always running... Whether plugged in or not... Now its ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu few weeks ago. It is working fine, but it doesn't have sound. I made all upgrades, but this doesn't help. How I can sound work? PS I can't upgrade to 12.10, my graphic card ...
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Why should I install Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 instead of Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome-shell desktop installed?

What would be the advantages of that? At Ubuntu GNOME site it says "Ubuntu GNOME is a mostly pure GNOME desktop experience built from the Ubuntu repositories", but I'm not sure what that means ...
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Switch from normal to LTS release

We started with an Ubuntu 11.10 for a server system. The upgrade to 12.04 went smoothly. Now I only want to upgrade to the next LTS release. However, the system keeps telling me that 12.10 is ...
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TouchPad not working Dell Latitude E5420

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Latitude E5420 (I have windows 7 ultimate also installed) The mouse touchpad does not work. I am very new to linux and Ubuntu. Can someone help with easy ...
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14.04 LTS Unity no longer boots after last 94 MB update

I am running 14.04 LTS, Unity, on an HP Pavillion 15, 4GBRAM, 750 GB hdd, I-5 machine, with AMD 8600M graphics card built in. I have disabled the dash and all Ubuntu spyware. I have been faithfully ...
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Black screen freeze after logging in Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS on an Acer Aspire-5742G with Intel Core i3 processor, 8 GB RAM, 640 GB HDD and nVidia GeForce 520M with 1GB memory. I ran BleachBit with sudo permissions form the ...
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Errors with linux-image-3.8.0-36-generic and GRUB

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Problem 1: When installing anything (or updating) it always ends with this error: Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-3.8.0-36-generic ...
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Windows workgroup

Recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and installed updates with sudo apt-get install update. I am trying to join Ubuntu workstation to my Windows workgroup to access shared folders on a Windows 7 pc. ...
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Does Ubuntu Support for my Laptop [closed]

Am using Lenovo Thinkpad Edge Laptop model E430 with i5 processor,6GB RAM and 500GB HDD with HD Graphics. Will it possible for me to install 64bit Ubuntu 13.04 or 14.04 LTS 64bit in my laptop. If so ...
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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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Error in compiling rtl8192 cu driver

rtl8188C_8192C_usb_linux_v4.0.2_9000.20130911/include/circ_buf.h rtl8188C_8192C_usb_linux_v4.0.2_9000.20130911/include/basic_types.h ...
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Virtual Box Kernel error [duplicate]

I am using kubuntu in my laptop i have installed virtual box in kubuntu 14.04 lts but when i start virtual machine it gives me error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ub. VT-x ...
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If I install Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, what will happen to my files?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) on my laptop, and it was not booting properly so I decided to boot from a pen drive, but as I was just installing Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) I thought: ...
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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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Error while upgrading Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to 14.04

I am getting error while upgrading Ubuntu LTS 12.04.4 to LTS 14.04 Getting error window of "Could not download the upgrades". and error in failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/ ...
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I cannot install ubuntu 14.04 lts on my PC!

I have windows 7 on my PC and i really wanted to install ubuntu 14.04 on my Desktop so i downloaded it from the official ubuntu website ( www.ubuntu.com ) and I have 2 problems: 1) The file is only ...
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Can't Resume from Suspend in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit [duplicate]

Hi Everyone first thing is that i got a problem when i suspend the PC, it suspends like a normal PC but when i try to resume that's when i get the problem.... i can't resume, the PC turns ON but in ...
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My wubi usb installer can"t seem to find installation files

While attempting to install ubuntu, 14.4 LTS on my windows 7 hp mini 110-3130NR netbook for 32 bit from an usb wubi installer, an error message came up and stated that it could not find installation ...
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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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how to open multiple vlc interface (window) in xubuntu 14.04 lts

I am using xubuntu 14.04 lts. I notice new menu only allow to open one interface(window) of vlc. I want to open two interface from menu at the same time for vlc. Is it possible to have that?
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Install 14.04 LTS from 11.04 [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 11.04 installed in my PC. Now, the system does not allow me to update or upgrade anything. So, I would like to use one of your LTS version. I prefer 14.04, as it is new. I am having a ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 instead of Windows 8.1... I really like to stay in Linux but there are 2 problems that are driving me crazy because no matter how I struggle to find the solution I ...
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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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Firefox will not open (Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware Player)

Ubuntu is freshly installed under VMware Player for testing. Firefox will not open in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Desktop). There are no instances of firefox running in System Monitor. What can be the reason, ...
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DNS Problem? 12.04 LTS

I had a power outage yesterday, and my previous setup with 12.04 LTS was working smoothly. Now, my webserver isn't accessible to the outside world, and nor is my MOO server. I have a static IP,and ...
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Login start problem

After years of no problems with my Ubuntu 12.04, today my laptop began experiencing the following problem. When I get to the login screen, it apparently freezes. Regardless, I type my password and hit ...
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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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Problems with Compiz on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am currently dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my system(3 gb RAM, i3 , 320 GB HDD). I recently installed the Compiz Config Manager along with Compiz Pluginz. Realizing that they would not be much ...
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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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“Operation System not found” Dell XPS 15Z L511Z

Although title is the same problem is different. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty on my HP EliteBook 6930p Notebook. And I was trying to create a bootable usb for my DELL XPS 15z. After successful ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi disconnect

After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit , my wifi after time off, the dmesg tells me the following: wlan0 : deauthenticated from 00:40:10:10:00:03 ( Reason : 7) [ 1201.967245 ] cfg80211 : Calling ...
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How do you use OpenVPN with these settings?

client proto udp dev tun remote xxxxxxxx port 1194 #route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 #http-proxy-retry route-method exe route-delay 2 keepalive 3 15 resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun auth none ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Bluetooth not working

I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts. Now, I can send files to my phone from PC but the reverse is not possible. There's a small lock sign subscripting the bluetooth icon in menu bar. Does ...
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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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Why do Ubuntu & Lubuntu 14.04 have different support periods?

This doesn't make sense. I rather have LXDE as my desktop so I use Lubuntu. But why is Ubuntu 14.04's LTS support period 5 years when Lubuntu 14.04's is only 3 years? Do they not use the same ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation problems

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Compaq Presario S5010IL desktop with AMD Athlon (tm) XP 2400 2 GHz with 1Gb DDR1 ram. I get the error message "Start loading graphic devices - Fail". How ...
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April 2014 update taken, bootup hangs at Stopping System V runlevel compatibility

I've seen other threads related to my current situation, but the solutions posted didn't help... After accepting updates this morning, my system halts at "Stopping System V runlevel compatibility" ...
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When will PostgreSQL 9.3 be supported on any version of Ubuntu LTS?

according to http://packages.ubuntu.com/saucy-updates/database/ the latest version of PostgreSQL that's supported in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is 9.1, specifically the package name is postgresql-9.1 ...
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Which recognized flavors of Ubuntu have been granted the LTS status for 14.04?

The recognized flavors of Ubuntu as of 14.04 release are: Edubuntu - Ubuntu for Education Ubuntu GNOME - Ubuntu with a pure GNOME desktop Kubuntu - Ubuntu with the KDE desktop environment ...
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I need to skip the Grub menu on a dual-boot system [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, but I share the computer with my family who use Windows 7, so I want to skip the GRUB menu and allow to boot to Windows automatically, and to enter the GRUB only if I ...
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Samba Shares not working after reboot

After a reboot of a Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-35-generic x86_64) LTS server, the samba shares are no longer working. Details: Connecting to the samba shares from a Windows server using ...
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Do I go for LTS or not? [duplicate]

I don’t know which version to use! I'm currently running 13.10 and have heard that new versions are coming out this month. My computing needs are simple and I have an older HP laptop. Do I go for the ...
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Do I need to take action on a 10.04 LTS server to avoid the heartbleed vulnerability?

From the heartbleed.com website, I see that OpenSSL 0.9.8 is NOT vulnerable, which is the version that is available on 10.04. That should mean that actually having stuck with 10.04 until now has ...
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how to use foxpro on ubuntu

I want to run foxpro 2.6 (foxprox.exe) on Ubuntu. Anybody can guide me how to use this? I have tried wine and dosemu for creating dos environment, but unsuccessful. I have windows2008 server and ...