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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Where can I find the corresponding Module.symvers and .config files for 12.04.3 i386 server?

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with kernel 3.2 on my x86_64 laptop. I must compile a driver for an 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Unable to install osspd [duplicate]

I try to install osspd, but I get the message that I need the library lib6c >= 2.17 I tried to install it by: apt-get install osspd http://sourceforge.net/projects/osspd/ ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Wubi Installation [duplicate]

I have just (finally) installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One netbook, using Wubi. I have tried to install with a USB stick many times, but failed. So, now I have a dual boot with Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu not loading/running correctly

When I boot up I get just my desktop background, no menus or options. I can access terminal through recovery mode, but everything I try fails because of a missing package or something. I just updated ...
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NON-LTS to LTS? Possible? [duplicate]

Is it at all possible to move from an non-LTS distro to an LTS one, IE 13.04 to 12.04 LTS? If so, how would it be done?
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how to install linux-headers-3.5.0-32-generic [duplicate]

When i try to install some apps i get a message: linux-headers-generic-lts-quantal : Depend: linux-headers-3.5.0-32-generic but it is not installable uname -a Linux ubuntus 3.5.0-27-generic ...
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12.04.2 LTS 32-bit Server does not start graphic interface in VMWare 5.0?

On a Windows 7 system, I installed VMWare 5.0 and tried to install the 32-bit Server LTS flavour of Ubuntu. After the install completed, it only starts in console instead of the usual GUI. How do I ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu on my iMac

Apparently, my late-2009 iMac screwed up, and ruined everything. I was forced to reformat, but my iMac is second-hand, so I can't reinstall Mac because I don't have an Apple ID that has Lion ...
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Why does ubuntu 12.04 LTS provide samba4 alpha?

I was surprised to see an alpha package in an LTS release. Why put such an alpha package in an LTS release, no matter how stable it can be? It can be misleading for careless people who didn' t check ...
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What decides an ubuntu version to be LTS or non-LTS?

I was wondering which factors decide an Ubuntu version to be LTS or non-LTS?
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Upgrade to 12.04 LTS from 11.04 using ISO/CD

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 Oneric Ocelot. In it WiFi gets idle after some time. To get connection back I have to disconnect and reconnect. So I chose to upgrade 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin. But the issues ...
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Reverting after installing lubuntu desktop

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and then found the Lubuntu desktop in Ubuntu Software Center. If I install it, would I later be able to revert to the ubuntu desktop?
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Availability of packages on ubuntu LTS

How can i know what packages are available for the Ubuntu LTS. My host says that PHP 5.4 is not supported because it is currently not available on the LTS repo for Ubuntu 12.04. How can I find out if ...
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Login on 12.04 LTS slow after moving /home to separate HDD

On a prior install I had moved the /home to a different HDD to keep the SSD for the OS only. On Saturday Ubuntu crapped out and I had to reinstall, after getting things back to the point of moving the ...
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Moving folder to trash

How can I give myself permission to delete a folder from "file system/opt"? Folder owner is root. I am the only user of this computer but I did not install the OS. I am not much of a tech person but ...
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How to upgrade 12.4 to 13.10 [duplicate]

I'm tempted to upgrade my desktop running 12.4 to 13.4 as 13.4 runs really well on my laptop. Can I do this without upgrading to 12.10 first (want to avoid fresh install) or is there no way arround ...
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LUBUNTU 12.04 NO lts? [duplicate]

does not make sense, because that all the variants sync the same repositories, so will I get software updates for 3 or 4 more years if I use Lubuntu 12.04, how could it be not an LTS? Evenb Mint 13 ...
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Ubuntu server boots, then shows blinking cursor

My Ubuntu server boots but then shows a blinking cursor. It passes GRUB and I get the boot log output and all seems fine, however I get no shell after booting. I can boot into recovery just fine ...
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How to make programs minimize when you click on them on the launcher [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I just want the programs to minimize like they do on the Windows 7 taskbar, if that gives you a idea of what I am talking about.
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Do the features in new Ubuntu releases get backported to the LTS?

I am thinking of installing either Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS) or waiting for 13.04 to be released. My question is: Will all the updates that appear in the new release also be made available to the LTS ...
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How to get kernel versions to match in a server and clients?

Ubuntu has released 12.04.2 LTS, which has a newer kernel than the one that comes with 12.04.1 LTS. I prefer to keep server and clients with the same kernel version. Can this be done?
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Why do I have different kernel versions on same distribution version

I (re)installed Mythbuntu 12.04.2 to solve an audio problem. After the installation I find that the kernel version of this MythTV front-end is 3.5.0-27-generic. However on the fully-updated ...
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Cannot get Flash to work in Firefox or Chromium, and cannot upgrade to 12.10 LTS

I cannot get Flash to load for either Firefox or Chromium. So I tried updating to 12.10 LTS, but I do not show any distribution updates available. I'm running 12.04 LTS on another computer, and it ...
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Quantal backported kernel in 12.04.2? What's going on there?

I'm sure that I'm not the first and/or only one to notice that 12.04.2, released earlier this year, installs by default a backported 3.5 kernel from the Quantal (12.10) release. I'm surprised to see ...
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Is there any difference between OS version beside DE and support time?

I'm sorry if this has been questioned many times, but I'm still not sure I understand fully. what's the different between LTS and normal release? other than support time, of course. I mean, is there ...
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Can not install updates on ubuntu 12.04 LTS!

Here is what i get when trying to install the update: first I get a window message with all this: W:Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/source/Sources 403 Forbidden , ...
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No media found error while booting from live usb

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from live usb disk. While booting from usb I am getting error as "/init line 7 cannot open /dev/sdb: no media found". My machine is currently dual boot with ...
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Do LTS releases get the features from normal releases through the update process?

Does every major LTS update inherit the features of the preceding normal Ubuntu version? I mean, did 12.04.2 inherit features from 12.10, and will 12.04.3 get the features from 13.04? Or will those ...
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My Wallpaper changes when I restart?

I set a custom wallpaper background simply by right clicking on the image and selecting "set as background" but when I shut my computer off last night and turned it back on today, my desktop ...
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permanent desktop background

Is it at all possible the have the login screen desktop background remain permanent for all users and prevent them from changing to whatever they desire? We are currently using GDM with 12.04 LTS. ...