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 to install linux ubuntu 16.04 lts over linux mint 17.3 [duplicate]

On my hp I've installed linux mint mate 17.3. I try to change appearence of screen to ubuntu, after this change I' ve got screen with only wallpaper. Any memu, any Icon. I would like go back to ubuntu....
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Has anyone installed 16.04 LTS on NUC6i5SYH or NUC5i5RYH and it worked OTB? [closed]

I am thinking of getting one but keep reading mixed reviews on 16.04 LTS on them. Some say video driver issues. I cannot tell. Thought I would check here if anyone has installed on these NUCs.
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS “suspend error at second” [duplicate]

please help me, i have problem with the suspend. what ever i do to suspend via close lid or klik suspend button it running well at first. but the second suspend my laptop can't suspend properly, it ...
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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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Is my AMD hybrid-graphics card supported by Ubuntu 16.04 driver?

so before I try a clean install of 16.04 LTS when it's released, is there any way to find out whether my AMD graphics card is fully supported by the driver? I'm not talking gaming, just the open ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Enablement Stack has unmet mesa-dev dependencies

I have just updated to the latest LTS Enablement Stack for Ubuntu 14.04.4 using the wiki. I am trying to install some dependencies for building plexhometheater and getting an error. Any ideas what ...
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Should I upgrade to 16.04LTS from 15.10? [closed]

I am currently running Ubuntu 15.10 and I am considering upgrading to 16.04LTS when it is released. I have lots of stuff on 15.10 that I don't want to lose, so I would prefer not to do a clean install ...
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Backing up Trusty for Xenial

I want to install Xenial Xerus as soon as its final release is out but being an Ubuntu noob there's a fine chance that I might mess things up. I want to know if there's a way to back up my current ...
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Lubuntu LTS how to update

For the next lubuntu LTS is there going to be a way to update to it from the software updater?
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Doom 3 BFG starts(native) but with purple and random colours

I had to install propietary AMD drivers because the open source ones would give black screen and low fps Sytem Specs: OS:Ubuntu Gnome 14.04LTS 64bits RAM:8GB VRAM:1GB Graphic card: AMD radeon R5 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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? I'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...