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 opt in to Early Preview of LTS enablement stack?

As explained in the wiki article LTS Enablement Stacks, The Ubuntu LTS enablement stacks provide newer kernel and X support for existing LTS releases. These can be installed manually, or are ...
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upgrading system and lts-trusty packages

I use UBuntu 14.04 LTS and I regular perform a system update: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I found a group of packages which names look like this "package-lts-trusty" , for ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.0.4.01 LTS Possible?

My infrastructure is on AWS. All my ec2 server are running on ubuntu 13.10. Since 13.10 is EOL last year, i want to upgrade it to 14.04.01 LTS which has 5 year lifecycle. What i want: i want to ...
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How come the kernel on up-to-date Ubuntu-14.04.2_LTS servers are not the same? 3.13 or 3.16

I have multiple servers running Ubuntu-14.04.2_LTS, just occurred to me that some are running the 3.13 kernel while others runs 3.16; all are maintained identically, so what would explain this?
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Why does the server version 14.04.1 (supported until 2019) is not available for download?

On the ubuntu.com download page for server, I can only download 14.04.2. But this version is not a LTS (EOL is august 2016). 14.04.1 is supported until 2019 but is not available in the "alternative ...
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ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED

When I start the ADV Android emulator I get the following error: ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED, to use them you will have to do at least one of the following: ...
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I install Ubuntu 14.04 mouse, keyboard and LAN are working only in low latency mode

If I select generic the mouse, keyboard, lan etc are not working. Do you have any idea about this one? or Can I set low latency as the default or first mode? thanks
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Reinstall Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS

I'm learning how to use Ubuntu Server, and after making my first install i realized that my partitions weren't correctly set up. It's way to complicated to fix now, and I regret not using my entire ...
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Booting only after restart

So there's the problem: I've installed LTS and all goes smoothly with just some hickups while moving apps from one workspace to another. Then, I gotta shut it down for the night. In the morning, ...
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How do I check for release updates that are not beta but might not be LTS?

I have a cron job that checks for new releases. I want to make sure it emails me when a new release is out of beta and ready to install. I want to upgrade to both long term support (LTS) releases ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS bluetooth mouse connects but doesn't move the pointer or is not working

As you can see below, my Bluetooth mouse is connected, but it doesn't move the pointer and all the mouse buttons doesn't work too. I believe it might need some settings to be done, but I don't know ...
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Having trouble getting duckdns to work in 14.04.2 LTS

I'm trying to get DNS working for my odroid-C1 Ubuntu but running into this weird problem, error message saying symbol lookup error but my libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0 package is the newest and greatest. ...
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Distribution not supported error when trying to install Intel Graphics Installer on Ubuntu 14.04

My processor is Intel core i3 inside x64 bit and RAM is 4 gb. When I used Windows 7 Intel was successfully installing, but now I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and Intel Installer makes me crazy!!! I've tried ...
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Recovery files which removed by rm command Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I am working in Embedded domain. While creating file system for one project i kept file system name as ~. It was write protected. Then tried to remove that whole file system by command rm -rf ~ in ...
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Screen went blank (black)

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for 2 weeks now. I did browsing using Firefox or Chrome then suddenly screen went blank. I tried to press any keys, but none worked. Thus I needed to press Power key ...
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Please help me to write “lsb-release” again on Ubuntu 14.04!

I had to edit this in lsb-release to make Intel installer working on my Ubuntu 14.04, but occasionally I deleted everything in lsb. Please help me to write this txt file again! (use code below): This ...
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query last LTS version with Launchpad API

Is there any option to query the Launchpad API for a list of all LTS releases? Otherwise, I can get the releases and their status by from launchpadlib.launchpad import Launchpad, ...
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dpkg error code

So I'm new to ubuntu, everytime I try sudo apt-get install I get this ryan@ryan-nBook-4300:~$ sudo apt-get install [sudo] password for ryan: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Cannot use Steam after upgrade Trusty 14.04.1 to the 14.04.2 HWE

sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you ...
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Should I update to 14.04 LTS or make a re-installation to 14.04 LTS?

I'm now using 12.04 LTS, and I don't like to update because it sometimes causes problems and I need my laptop fully functional these days. But recently, most of the software I need for my thesis (I'm ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, disabling Sticky Edges in sysSettings/Display doesn't disable sticky edges

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Since I've got two monitors, the very first thing I've tried doing was configuring them: whether I disable the sticky edges (and apply the change) or not, nothing ...
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What is the license for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server? [duplicate]

What is the license for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server? When I check the download site I don't see the license there or on the documentation page. Can someone please let me know what it is licensed under? ...
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md5sums are wrong on 2 downloads downloading a 3rd now

md5sums have been wrong on 2 of my downloads of ubuntu Desktop, checked all sums on the page with software link ubuntu provided, what's up?
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libreoffice 4.4 without gui change

i install the last libre office version 4.4 in my ubuntu 14.04 LTS but the gui does not change . repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases
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Problem while Installing on Windows 7 laptop [duplicate]

I trying to install Uubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop, which is running on Windows 7 OS. But while installing the installation guide does not recognize my Windows 7 OS. It says this computer has no OS ...
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Differences between ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and 14.10? [closed]

I saw here that there are 2 versions of Ubuntu - 14.04.1 LTS & 14.10. I would like to know the differences between them in terms of user interface, themeing, support, release date, etc, so that ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 doesn't boot, desktop does

After exhausting my test install of esxi 5.5 I am trying to move to Ubuntu Server on my Dell Precision Workstation 690. The system loads and runs a 14.04 desktop but when trying to install the 14.04 ...
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Subdivide CPU usage among different tasks in LTS 14.04 [duplicate]

I am fairly new to UBUNTU and maybe this is a naive question. I am working on a PC with multiple CPUs and I was wondering if there is a way to select how many CPUs a process has to use. For example: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wireless not working

So I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my Dell studio 1555 and my wifi was working before but after a recent update and upgrade, it stopped working. Here are the contents of my wireless-info.txt file ...
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How long are older point-releases of LTS supported? [duplicate]

Ubuntu LTS versions receive 5 years of support. Occasionally, new point-releases are made for LTS versions. For example, Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS was released on July 24 2014, which replaces 14.04. How ...
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Error while modifing an image using guestfish

I tried to modify my .qcow2 image using guestfish guestfish --rw -a parsecROI.img.qcow2 Welcome to guestfish, the libguestfs filesystem interactive shell for editing virtual machine filesystems. ...
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How to Get Windows Back After Accidentally Selecting it as Swap [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.4 LTS on my laptop with Windows installed to use as dual-boot but during the installation, it asked me to select a partition to use as swap. Thinking that it won't be formatted, ...
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could not apply the stored config for monitors - 14.04 update

Last night the auto update file was downloaded and when it was through I turned off my computer. This morning on booting up and signing in I get the Could not update message the rest of which reads: ...
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How do I fix black screen issue on my laptop?

I recently updated my computer to 14.04 LTS and since I did so, every time I play youtube videos, the screen on my laptop goes black. I can still hear sound, but I get no image at all. I know clean ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't login / No sound

can't log in this question may be a duplicate but I didn't found a answer to my problem in the other threads. When I try to login at the typical login screen the screen just "reloads". I'm 100% ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes after splash | Immediately after installing

I have reinstalled 2x. Everything is seems swimming till shortly after the Keyboard shortcut splash. The generic wireless mouse seems to gets intermittent and lag increases, then complete stop. ...
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What to expect from do-release-upgrade LTS->LTS (duration, problems, config adjustments, …)?

I have a productive Ubuntu Server LTS webserver ("classical" LAMP) running 12.04.5 LTS (up-to-date, regular apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade). I can only access it via SSH (rented server ...
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Failed installation of 14.04.01 LTS on upgrade from 12.04.01 LTS running on partition of Acer laptop with Windows Vista on separate partition

I've successfully run Ubuntu 12.04.01 on a partition on an older Acer laptop with Vista as the original OS, which still was accessible, until I, against my better judgment, acceded to the continual ...
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How to upgrade within a LTS release (not to a new one)?

I have an old 12.04.2 Ubuntu server. I want to update it to 12.04.5. But do-release-upgrade would upgrade to 14 LTS. What do I have to do in order to update only within my LTS release?
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I see gnome-screensaver lock screen instead of unity one. What happened and how to fix it?

For a long time in 14.04.1 LTS I see gnome-screensaver lock screen instead of unity-greeter (or which one is the latest and greatest?). I've already tried to dpkg-reconfigure lightdm and ...
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Are there any Pros/Cons to using an older LTS? [closed]

14.04 LTS Has been giving me one headache after another, it is pretty much a project to get very small things to work, also it is just overall slower and less responsive than any other Ubuntu version ...
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How do I move the launcher? [duplicate]

I'm using 14.04 and would like to move the launcher to the bottom of the screen. Is there a way to do this ? Thank's
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Supports Facebook messenger ??… How to install facebook messenger app

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS yesterday. While using facebook through browser, it asked whether to install facebook app or not. I said yes and its installed. But while trying to open the facebook ...
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Adobe Flash for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS not working

I know there are a lot of questions about this, I have tried many of them. I still cannot utilize Adobe on my Chromium. I have updated and reinstalled and still nothing. I am fairly new to Ubuntu and ...
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Why Ubuntu 14.04 LTS use linux kernel 3.13?

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS release with linux kernel 3.13 (development version) but not a stable version of linux kernel (3.14 or 3.12). Is thís because of many new features be added in linux kernel 3.13? Can ...
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Unable to update openjdk7 and 6 with apt-get

System: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, Server I can't update openjdk7 and 6 with apt-get. It always ends with this failers: Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security/main openjdk-6-jre-headl ...
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No keyboard after rebooting 14.04 for updates

After rebooting my server to complete a few automatically installed updates, my USB keyboard no longer works and it won't boot past the grub screen. The keyboard still works in another PC. I'm really ...
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my wi-fi is connecting but the Internet is not working

till yesterday everything was fine. The Internet had been working correctly. Today, when I started ubuntu it connected successfully but I couldn't open any web page or do any Internet activity, ...
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Some random keys don't work

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new FreeDOS Laptop (Lenovo z50). After installation I did a full Software Update with 'Software Updater' und restarted the laptop. Right now I'm installing ...
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Is it safe to remove runit package?

I just upgraded my ubuntu box from 12.04 LST to 14.04 LTS. Now apt-get tells me: The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: runit Use 'apt-get autoremove' ...