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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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 ...
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Flash player making my machine sleep while in full screen [duplicate]

For some odd reason, whenever I'm watching a video in full screen, my machine decides to sleep on me. I looked around in the settings and I could not find anything. Any suggestions on what to do? I ...
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How does Ubuntu LTS work?

With the 14.04.3 out are the prior releases of 14.04 (14.04.1, 14.04.2) fully supported or Canonical expect users to upgrade to 14.04.3 as soon as possible ?
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No sound after upgrading 12.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and did sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade; The upgrade took about 30 minutes to complete, and, after restarting the ...
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Install packages from LTS Hardware Enablement Stack for Ubuntu 14.04.3 has unmet dependancies

I was able to install the new kernel,3.19, however, when I try to get the new packages for the hardware enablement stack and attempt this command sudo apt-get install --install-recommends ...
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Recommended OS and kernel upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS [closed]

We have a few servers running on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64. I would like to know what is the recommended OS and kernel upgrade for that particular version. And how can I do it ...
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How to remove this error “ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSE”?

I have this error on some sites "http" for the most part I'm on Ubuntu. It is the same with other browsers (but not last error pages do not load). I have tried to "Reset browser settings," and clear ...
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When do I need to re-install instead of upgrading? [duplicate]

Actually i need to know if i'm using 14.04 or 15.04 then do i'll need to a fresh installation of os after several time 5 yrs or 9 months?
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Help with messy Nginx install (Trusty 14.04 Server)

I'm a bit of a noob here. I wanna try out nginx, but got some errors when installing: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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Slow performance and crashing problem [duplicate]

My Samsung netbook (Model Number : Samsung NP-NC108-PO1BD) has 2GB RAM and a 1.6GHz Intel Atom dual core processor. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit version). After the successful installation it is ...
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Burned iso to USB, wiped entire hard drive how ever, Ubuntu doesn't fully install

Downloaded the 64 bit variant Currently have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS burned on a USB flash drive When installing I chose to while everything ony hard drive (leaving windows and wanted nothing to be left ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS problems

I have a login loop problem, I cannot install any packages to fix anything, what can I do now? I can't load a live disk to reboot or reinstall the OS. Any help would be great.
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can't run steam on ubuntu 14.04 lts

i just installed ubuntu 14.04 lts. after installing steam when i try to open it then the following messages shows up after giving the sudo password. i really don't know what to do.help anyone? team ...
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How to remove erroneous busy flag in mdadm

I have a system that I'm trying to configure and update to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a pair of drives which were previously the boot system. There are four RAID-1 sets: sda1 and sdb1, sda2 and sdb2, ...
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Neither software updater not sudo apt-get update not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Whenever I run software updater, it shows that show "FAILED TO DOWNLOAD REPOSITORY INFORMATION", and when i run the command sudo apt-get update, it is shows the error below: sudo apt-get update ...
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2015-06-22 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS updates broke login console

I am running several ubuntu 12.04 servers in a virtual and bare metal environment. On 2015-06-19 we applied all available updates to a handful of machines and those updates have broken things. One ...
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Ubuntu MATE 14.04: Skype font, mouse and look bug

i recently installed Ubuntu MATE 14.04 on my computer, I want have skype but this happend: (Mouse also changed (old ugly black kde mouse)). Any solution to fix this bug?
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black borders around windows

with almost any screen i open i get a black square around them i dont know how this happened and i also dont know how to fix it please help me! :( i've been searching for a while but still can't find ...
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Disable Four-Finger tap to show the Launcher

How can I disable the four-finger touch feature that shows the launcher? I can disable the three-finger touch features with the commands synclient ClickFinger3=15 and synclient TapButton3=15, but not ...
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Problem in connecting wired network

Operating System: Ubuntu 14.04 gnome version Wired network shows connecting icon but actually not getting connected
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Tons of Errors in .Xsession

I'm using LXDE with Openbox on Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 (I installed the LTS but had to upgrade the kernel to 3.16 to get my trackpad to work, haven't done a distupgrade though) and I have a bunch of errors ...
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How to install Xampp in Ubuntu LTS 14.04 [duplicate]

I need help in installing Xampp on Ubuntu 14.04LTS?
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Ubuntu and Django, no module named 'django'

I have a problem with Django on Ubuntu. When I type python in terminal, terminal returns Python 3.4.1 (default, Jun 2 2015, 15:13:43) [GCC 4.8.2] on linux so it's allright. When I type ...
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Server went down at a thunderstorm

System is booting up but after the login, I get the following message: no talloc stackframe at ../source3/param/loadparm.c:4864 leaking memory Any advice or help, thanks, Udo
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Gnome cant load desktop

I have problem with ubuntu 14.04 LTS. On Ubuntu I have installed gnome and lubuntu desktop and I´m using gnome. Yesterday I have installed security update and virtualbox update. When I run ubuntu ...
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Corrupted Fonts

I just installed 14.04.2 and certain glyphs are corrupted in Firefox. It only happens at certain zoom levels. If I use Ctrl-mouse-wheel to zoom the page I can make the corruption appear and ...
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Touchpad doesn't work after Linux kernel update

Running 12.04 on Dell E6400. Touchpad worked fine just before doing the kernel update that was just pushed out. The Touchpad tab on settings is gone after update and rebooting. Rebooting again does ...
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How to get unity build dependencies after apply the LTS Enablement Stacks?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.2 installation with the LTS Enablement Stacks (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack). I would like to build the Unity package from source to apply some custom ...
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Why choose ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 over other linux distros? [closed]

Trying to white up some notes on why we choose ubuntu over all the other distros out there but it would be good to know what the you guys think is the reason Does ubuntu 12.04/14.04 LTS have a longer ...
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Help needed in switching from ubuntu 14.04 to lubuntu

i am currently using linux ubuntu 14.04 on my very low end computer (it has pentium 4 2.8 ghz, with 1 gb ram and 40gb hdd)! the problem is that it gets really slow every now and than however is much ...