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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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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Activating latest Nvidia driver (319) in Ubuntu 12.04.3 caused to boot with a black screen

I've reinstalled Ubuntu 3 times now trying to do this. 'Additional drivers' says I currently have Nvidia accelerated graphics driver 304. However when I activate 319 [Recommended], it installed just ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS not detect Wireless on Lenovo Ideapad Q190

Hey Everyone im new to Linux anda after some googling i decided to install Ubuntu, My first Ubuntu to Install is !2.04 LTS i'm choosing this because of Long Term Service But the problem is ubuntu not ...
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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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External hardware freeze [duplicate]

On my PC with Linux lite 12.04 lts, whenever I do tasks involving scrolling text in a terminal, updating software, or sometimes just random other things, every external device stops working. The ...
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xscreensaver in 12.04 LTS

What settings do I need to make the xscreensaver just, i.e. only, to show images randomly from my Pictures folder? /DanHarry
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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 ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server

I have Ubuntu 11.10 server , I want to upgrade it to 12.04LTS but the update manager show that the new release is 12.04.03LTS, how can I get 12.04LTS ?
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Problem installing Ubuntu as dual boot on HP ProBook 4530s

I have the two files .ISO, the installer of 12.04 - 64 bits and 13.10 - 64 bits. I want to set you up Ubuntu, and have it alongdide Windows 7. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit. But I ...
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What is difference between LTS and Non LTS [duplicate]

I want to switch from Windows to Ubuntu completely. I am in a dilemma which version to choose. Here it is showing 12.04 (LTS) and 13.10 (Non LTS). Which is the best one to choose. I want full ...
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Cannot Update Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

When I am running update, I cannot update Due to this error; /*W:GPG error: http://deb.playonlinux.com squeeze Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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A Long Suppot Version of Ubuntu with GNOME 3.10!

I wanna have Ubuntu like 12.04 (.1 or .2 or .3) for its long support, but unity is so slow in my PC, I think gnome is better Is there any "12.04 image with default gnome 3.8 desktop" for download?? my ...
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Which ubuntu 12.04.3 is best for Device lc2430i ? [duplicate]

Which Ubuntu version should I download for new Linux-certified laptop ? Device Name: lc2430i MEMORY: 3.8GiB Processor:3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3210M CPU @ 2.5GHZ X 4 (3MB L3Cache,2C+HT) OS TYPE: ...
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Ubuntu keyboard shortcuts not working when I reboot

I have assigned shortcuts for Volume Up, Volume Down and Volum Mute in Shortcuts Window. But whenever I reboot or logoff system, this shortcuts aren't working. When I open the Shortcuts Dialog Window ...
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Where can I find the corresponding Module.symvers and .config files for Ubutunu 12.04.3 i386 server?

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with kernel 3.2 on my x86_64 laptop but I must compile a driver for a i686 machine running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS with kernel 3.8.0-29-generic. The driver compiles ...
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Upgrade and update Ubuntu server

There is a ubuntu server 12.04 LTS; and I want to be up to date and updated with security updates and have the most up to date version of packages installed. but i do not want the server to change ...
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Error:Broken Count>0 help? Can't download anything from software center.. Ubuntu 12.04 lts

It says an error occured,please run package manager from right click menu or aptget in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error message was 'Error: Broken Count>0' This usually means that your ...
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Why 12.04.2 to 12.04.3 didn't upgrade kernel (3.5->3.8) and/or xorg [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04.3 installed and the kernel is still 3.5 I managed to install 3.8 installing it with source-kernel-lts-raring but I wonder why it didn't install automatically from Update-Manager.
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apparmor don't start with 12.04 LTS 64Bit

I installed with apt-get install apparmor-utils apparmor-profiles apparmor-notify but even after a reboot aa-status tells me apparmor module is not loaded. cant find entry in syslog and ...
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Why Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Cloud images don't come with backported kernels?

Why the latest Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS Cloud Images (http://uec-images.ubuntu.com/releases/12.04/release) does not come with the latest kernel, the linux-generic-lts-raring ? Any special reason to not ...
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Postfix+Courier+Mysql / SASL authentication error

Today I've installed Postfix/Courier with Mysql authorisation/virtual users using this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PostfixCompleteVirtualMailSystemHowto after a lot of searching and ...
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Which version of Ubuntu Should I choose for these specs? [duplicate]

Well, I'm very confused on which version of Ubuntu I should download. First off, my specs are: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.4GHz 2GB DDR2 RAM @ 667MHz 250GB HDD GeForce 210 GPU 1GB GDDR3 And I'm ...
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Why are my software sources debian instead of ubuntu

As you can see the tab reads Debian Software when it should read Ubuntu Software. I am using 12.04 LTS. I used the same CD to install LTS on my laptop and it says Ubuntu software like it should. How ...
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Ubuntu installation error [duplicate]

I am just a beginner for linux.Please help me to install Ubuntu 12.04 Lts into my Asus x402ca win8 brand new ,i need dual boot ,i didt have cd drive in it..I created the live USB, from that I can't ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 LTS Wont show my connected Audio outputs

When I plug my headphones in I will hear and see nothing from that output. Nothing happens when I plug my output in, it will stay the same. Help is really appriciated since I need my sound back as ...
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share the wire connection with network manager

I've created a wired connection with network manager. The direct connection is linked to a switch, my system and another system are also linked to the switch as well. However, the other machine does ...
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How do I upgrade from 12.04 to 12.04.3?

I have so many bugs in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS that I have lost count and the energy to fix them. The system won't upgrade properly or even update packages any more. When I log in I get a black screen ...
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Kubuntu dist-upgrade

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04.3...today I've updated kde to the latest version (from 4.10.5 to 4.11.1),without any problem... But it looks like that all applications that should have been updated too show ...
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Update Manager Error ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Red exclamation point in triangl up there is scareing me when i click on it this shows up: The update information is outdated.This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Lts just intalled too slow

I've just installed Ubuntu (12.04 lts 32 bit) on my pc. I have 2 HDD, one for Win XP and another one for Ubuntu. This is the first time in my life that Ubuntu is slower than Win XP on the same PC ...
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When i try to change the brightness the laptop briks

Hi I have this problem when I try to change the brightness of my laptop using Fn key it quits X and shows me some log file in the terminal. I'm using ubuntu 12.04.03 32bit LTS on fujitsu/siemens amio ...
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LXC on Precise with linux-image-generic-lts-raring … do I get the full namespace support?

Kernel 3.8 adds full namespace support, as far as I am aware. The package linux-image-generic-lts-raring ("Raring Ringtail kernel") offers this on Precise Pangolin installations (screenshot): Older ...
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Dual monitor Ubuntu 12.04 LTS disables all screens

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Dell N5110 Inspiron and everything went fine. After I finished, I connected my external monitor to the VGA slot and rebooted the laptop. My external monitor is ...
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LTS Enablement Stacks - Should I use quantal, raring or saucy?

I installed Kubuntu 12.04 from a beta ISO and I have been updating it ever since then. However, I want to opt into the hardware enablement stack for Precise now. I have two questions: First, how do ...
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Ubuntu is very slow

For some reason when I open up programs like firefox it take 3 seconds for it to open up. I have 8 GB of RAM so it should be very fast. Also got quad core 3.5 ghz. I already update it "apt-get ...
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12.04 LTS distro upgrade to 13.04 — will it still be LTS?

If one installs Ubuntu 12.04, and does a distribution upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04, does the upgraded version still have five-year Long Term Support?
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Wireless Not enabled - HP DV4 - 12.04 LTS

My wireless is not enabledon my HP DV4 running 12.04 LTS. I have tried with all options available from rfkill but still it shows that there is no block - hard or soft But I can not enable a ...
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Problem during installing Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS x64

After downloading language package the installing freeze I wait 2 hours but still the same state I chick the MD5 Hash before burn the disk and verified successful
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LTS enablement Stack wont boot

I'm running 12.04 on my desktop. I've struggled getting suspend/resume to work properly. The issue is, I dont think my setup can boot anything newer than kernel 3.2. Quantal and Raring run fine as a ...
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Security updates for the universe repository for LTS releases?

What happens if there is a security problem in a package in the universe repository four years after the 12.04 LTS release; will the package be updated from upstream, patched, or left alone? It's my ...
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unable to dual boot ubuntu 12.04 LTS from windows boot manager

hi i have got stuck with a problem... i have installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS using windows installer wubi.. after the installation completed it asked for the reboot. i rebooted and for the 1st time ubuntu ...
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How to install video/graphic drivers NVIDIA GEFORCE GT 630M on DELL INSPIRON 5720

after a huge research I wasn't able to find good graphics.May be cuz the ubuntu forums are off but anyway ,i've traveled a long path ,trying bumblebee ,reinstalling bumblee ,trying a lot of ...
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The process of updating a “Normal Release”?

I was amazed to see 13.04 "just work" when it came to getting my wireless internet up and running. Not sure if it was the firmware or the drivers or just having a very up-to-date linux kernel... but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 or latest? [duplicate]

Which is better to install on my laptop, and why? 12.04 will receive long term support, but is it missing any functionality when compared to the latest version? Will the latest version be less ...
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I can't play audio from multiple applications?

I recently installed Ubuntu because my Windows 8 OS was messed up and now I have to use Ubuntu. I like it so far but I have a huge problem. I can't play audio from more than 1 application at a time. ...
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LTS vs non LTS which is more suitable to me? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu I want to know which is more suitable to me? I want to use if for web design and hosting and for programming
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12.04 LTSEnablementStack - keep seeing 3.2 updates despite upgrading to 3.5

I upgraded the kernel to 3.5.0-36-generic by running the following from the LTSEnablementStack guide: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-quantal xserver-xorg-lts-quantal ...
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MDADM Raid Array Fails to Mount On Startup, OK on Dynamic Access

First off, thanks for taking a look - I've tried to tackle this problem more than once to no avail. The long and the short of the back-story (though I can't recall specifics because it's literally ...