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 do I place this file in Ubuntu? (In parallels / OSX)

I need to place a file in the /etc/ directory, and I'm unable to copy/paste text into vi. Since this file is in a Parallels (on OSX) virtual machine, I'm not sure what my options are.
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Installing Ubuntu now, or wait for 14.04? [closed]

So, I really like to try out Ubuntu, because I would like to use something new on my computer. Now, I have got a UEFI based motherboard with secure boot enabled. (An Asus B85M-G) But my question is, ...
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How do I bypass The TTY login on ubuntu 12.04 lts and what is it?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I want to know what is a tty login. I was opening my laptop and the screen went black and was written "Ubuntu 12.04 LTS harshira-HP-ProBook-445-G1 tty1". Now it does not go ...
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How To Install Gnome Desktop on ubuntu 12.04 lts? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I Want To Know That of there is a way by which i can have a desktop like this one in the photo: This In Not Gnome Classic. I dont want Gnome Classic
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Is there such a thing as the “go live” for LTS pre-release builds of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

For certain pre-release builds of software products it is guaranteed that they can be used already in production - and more importantly can be upgraded to the final version. Is there such a thing for ...
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Makedepend: Command not found

I'm trying to compile a source code and I'm getting this error make[1]: makedepend: Command not found Do you have any suggestions? I have Ubuntu 12 04 LTS, 2.6.28-17 kernel and gcc version 4.6.3
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Why cups keeps putting printer to “sleep”? No erros are shown and it stops printing

I use some old machines as print servers using Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS CUPS. Some times we have this problem that the printer share is there the server receives the job but nothing happens. The ...
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Nvidia drivers making unity not working fine

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Gigabyte P35K. Unity was working fine at the first boot, but then I installed the Nvidia driver and now when I move a window it is pretty slow, when I take the ...
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Is There A Lens For Google Search On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I was wondering that if there is a google search lens for ubuntu? Thanks Guys :)
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Gksu Naulitus is not working [closed]

I am using ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to change permissions of a file so i typed gksu naulitus. it asked my password andstl i entered it and nothing happened. What should I do?
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What Is A kernel and how do I remove unused Kernels? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts. I am new to ubuntu and i get this warning that 0 bytes are remaining on the volume /boot. i asked a question :This is the link to it So I Got replies saying i should remove ...
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VirtualBox “Not installing X Window System drivers” Is it HWE Stack related?

I am running 12.04 with the LTS Hardware Enablement Stacks as my VirtualBox host. (I'm using lts-raring and VirtualBox 4.2.20.) When setting up a new Kubuntu 14.04 guest with Virtual box, upon ...
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What is wrong when I get this kind of error message all the time? [duplicate]

There is a "Do not drive"-traffic sign in the notification area in my laptop's right corner and it shows me this error message: E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with ...
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Get the kernel version from lts package?

How do I determine the kernel version that a package like linux-image-generic-lts-saucy will install? Basically I'd like to get what uname -r would report before I actually install this kernel so I ...
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Is the latest provided php5 package in an LTS distribution secure?

I need to update php5 on a 12.04 LTS production server. The latest candidate provided is 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.9. Is that version patched to be secure for use in a production environment? PHP is up to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Sound Problem

lost my sound by installing Realtek HD Audio Drivers Linux Version got no HDMI choice tried googling for various codes ended up on Dummy Output in Sound and got no sound controll anymore can anyone ...
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XEN VPS Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: how do I create a development copy of this server?

I have a working, extremely complex Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server installed as a VPS under a XEN supervisor. It includes database server, Varnish, memcached, VPN (both IPSEC and OpenVPN) and many, many ...
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Startup problem with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

So I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop and the only way to get Ubuntu to boot is if I go to boot manager and start it from a UEFI partition called UEFI, if I don't do that I just get a screen ...
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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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Nvidia-settings PowerMizer performance-mode on 12.04.4 64-bit [duplicate]

Whenever I try to set the performance mode of my Nvidia 525M gpu from adaptive to performance, it actually works, but only until I reboot my PC. After a reboot/relog I have to do it all over again via ...
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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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Upgrade Kernel to 3.8.0-35-generic fails to boot. “Gave up waiting for root device”

The previous kernel 3.8.0-34 was fine, and is still fine when I choose "older kernels" from the GRUB screen at boot. Note, this is a corporate system on VMware and using LVM as per defaults. Have ...
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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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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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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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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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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 12.04.3 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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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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Ubuntu 13.10 or 13.04 or 12.04?

I have used ubuntu 13.10 for last month. I enjoyed using it, but it was very buggy and unstable. Every now and then I experienced random freezes, mishappens and various other bugs. Because of this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...