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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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error while running sudo apt-get update, E: dpkg was interrupted

When I run sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get upgrade this error appears E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. and when I run sudo dpkg ...
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how long is my Ubuntu supported?

i have Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installed i heard that lts versions are supported for 5 years but why only 14.04.1 is supported for 5 years and not 14.04.3 ? even though 14.04.3 is LTS ? im confused why do ...
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Samsung laptop Ubuntu sees the wifi but does not connect

I know there are a thousand of these questions around, but I tried a few and did not get any results, so I decided to open a new question. The NetworkConnections thing sees the wifi connection, but ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 sometimes does not suspend when laptop lid closed

Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Set to suspend when lid closed. Mostly it works - often I can use it for a week, suspending and resuming with no problems. But sometimes something changes and it stops working: ...
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GNOME Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and Enablement Stack?

I am confused with some points with https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TrustyTahr/ReleaseNotes/UbuntuGNOME If I install this version whith Enablement Stack I will have security updates for 3 years? or by ...
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Memory usage between Ubuntu releases

What is the difference in memory usage between LTS Ubuntu releases. I rent a Dreamhost VPS with 300Mb that provides Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS and I am afraid that if I upgrade I will lose ability to run ...
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How I assign a new internal IP address to my eth0 adapter on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS?

Sorry if my english is not soo good. I hope someone can help. I installed and configured an Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS system. I configured a home network, manually, assigning static IP to the GUI ...
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14.04 Ethernet does not work

i downloaded ubuntu yesterday and i am unable to connect to internet. I have a HP Stream and neither an ethernet or a wireless connection will work. I use a Linksys usb to Ethernet and a comcast ...
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Migrating from broken motherboard

I have a 14.04 LTS Server that I use for virtualisation with KVM. The server has two hard drives with RAID 1 using mdadm (pretty standard as set with the Ubuntu installer). Yesterday, the motherboard ...
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Samba as PDC on ubuntu 12.04.5

Windows 7, 8 , and 10 machines are unable to join to samba(PDC).when i enter domain username and password i get the message: The following error occured attempting to join domain "xxxxx". The ...
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No mouse pointer at second monitor. XUbuntu LTS (14.04.3 + XFCE 4.10) + newest FGLRX drivers

I found a bug, problem, I dont know how to call it. I don't have mouse pointer on my laptop screen, but at external monitor plugged into HDMI it's appearing. I readed the net, talked at IRC and found ...
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14 LTS, /usr/bin suid flags, looking for an offical developer

My first goof in 5 year using Ubuntu, but a big one. Trying to get strongloop working, I chowned /usr/bin to my user account, and back to root ( only to realize a bit later that by doing so I erased ...
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failed to download repository information? Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm trying to install Skype, but I think I managed to delete something... This is the error I get: W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected ...
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Key board problems? (QWERTY)

When I try use shift and the @ key it gives me this > " P.S for some reason if I shift and press 2 I get @ also I tried setting keyboard layout to default
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About multimedia plugins

I used comaand sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras for installing multimedia plug-in at the end it was showing some notification from Microsoft & I pressed eneter key to finish it and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 second monitor with nvidia gpu

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 On my system, but can't get the second monitor to work. Right after the installation, the monitor was working, as I was using the standard nouveau driver, but this driver ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is not loading properly.

My laptop is an acer Aspire e5-511 I completely erased windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I'm having a couple of issues. First is booting the o.s. The first thing to appear is a gnu grub ...
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Error Installing a Windows 95 game on wine. 14.04 LTS

I purchased a copy of Sonic 3D Blast for Windows 95 from Goodwill today. Although the disc is flawless and I was able to install and run it on my laptop with Windows 7 without any problems, my ...
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Difference Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu Desktop in network support

I installed a Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS on my laptop. Before I had a normal Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS running. Anything worked pretty good. Now starting up my machine the network drivers are not working ...
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eglibc-2.19 nptl compilation failed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was trying to build eglibc-2.19 which I downloaded through apt-get source libc6 I followed the INSTALL instructions but got this error when it ran into nptl, gcc sem_init.c -c -std=gnu99 ...
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Setup help for new user on 14.04 LTS required [duplicate]

Can I use my existing Windows partitions to install Ubuntu? I don't want to loose files and I also don't want to change the partitions. Thanks in advance.
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Ubuntu LTS vs 15.04 [duplicate]

I'm looking to install Ubuntu on my desktop. I currently have it on my laptop and really enjoy it. I am running 15.04 on there. I started out with 14.04, but it updated to 15.04 a while ago. I was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wireless (suddenly) not working

Suddenly my wireless connection stopped working. Please find the contents of my wireless-info.txt file on this link: http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/12367337/ Thank you in advance for your help.
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Ubuntu distribution for a Notebook? [duplicate]

My soundcard stopped suddenly working on my Xubuntu LTS 14.04. Is it better to install the most recent stable Xubuntu version on a Notebook? Is LTS only suggested for servers?
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Webcam on Acer One 722 does not work with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I installed uBUNTU 14.04 LTS on my net book by Acer Aspire One 722. Webcam does not work. It looks like system detects it, but there is no proper driver for it. Does anyone know where such driver can ...
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How to enable Wi-Fi in HP ProBook 455G?

As in title, after changing operating system from 12.04 lts I can't connect to Wi-Fi, Ethernet connection works. It doesn't shows anything about Wi-Fi like disconnected. In software & updates I ...
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With Ubuntu LTS, what are all the support options available? (my ubuntu doesn't work after an update.)

with Ubuntu LTS, what are all the support options available? I got LTS thinking there may be some support available. Is this question and answer forum the only support option? I ask because I got an ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with Windows 10 UEFI GUID custom installation

I have used Ubuntu for many years and someone gave me a computer with Windows 8, later updated to 8.1 and, finally, to 10. The thing is I want to install Ubuntu LTS (14.04.3) alongside Windows 10 ...
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v 14.04 LTS - GIF - Total system Crash

So all I'm doing is viewing my GIF collection in Image Viewer, and then out of the blue, the screen freezes and then everything fails: The screen displays "There is no Video input". However the ...
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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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all is gone from desktop , 14.04 after trying to install xplico

today i tried installing xplico , but then i needed to install python 3.3 , which when i did , i let it run , and fell asleep. in the mean time i wasn't aware of what's going on (maybe since iv'e a ...
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says report problem but does not do anything

while i was installing ubuntu 14.04 lts my laptop ran out of battery while installation was going on. After restarting the laptop it is reporting some error but is not giving any solution for it. What ...
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Lenovo G50-80 Network not working

I have a Lenovo G50-80, I'm running Ubuntu from USB (haven't installed it yet). I was about to install it, but I noticed the wifi wasn't working.. I have a wifi chip built inside, and I'm afraid my ...