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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Login start problem

After years of no problems with my Ubuntu 12.04, today my laptop began experiencing the following problem. When I get to the login screen, it apparently freezes. Regardless, I type my password and hit ...
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Is there an upgrade procedure from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

I have tried the standard: apt get install update-manager-core do-release-upgrade but this does not seem to get it to 14.04 LTS. Are there other steps that I am missing?
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Problems with Compiz on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am currently dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my system(3 gb RAM, i3 , 320 GB HDD). I recently installed the Compiz Config Manager along with Compiz Pluginz. Realizing that they would not be much ...
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How to restrict Ubuntu to only show LTS updates

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS last week. Now I dont want to update daily for all the newly available updates, I want to restrict updates to only LTS updates. So I have seleted "For long-terms ...
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“Operation System not found” Dell XPS 15Z L511Z

Although title is the same problem is different. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty on my HP EliteBook 6930p Notebook. And I was trying to create a bootable usb for my DELL XPS 15z. After successful ...
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How do I upgrade my Ubuntu server from one LTS version to another? Is this safe?

I like to keep all my servers running only the most stable versions of any operating system, so obviously I only run the LTS versions of Ubuntu. I currently have a few servers running Ubuntu server ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi disconnect

After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit , my wifi after time off, the dmesg tells me the following: wlan0 : deauthenticated from 00:40:10:10:00:03 ( Reason : 7) [ 1201.967245 ] cfg80211 : Calling ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Bluetooth not working

I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts. Now, I can send files to my phone from PC but the reverse is not possible. There's a small lock sign subscripting the bluetooth icon in menu bar. Does ...
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Is upgrading from LTS to LTS as reliable as doing a fresh install?

Having run into many snags and stability issues when upgrading (update-manager -d) from just release to release (For example: 13.04 - 13.10), I soon learned and have been told that it is always more ...
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Why do Ubuntu & Lubuntu 14.04 have different support periods?

This doesn't make sense. I rather have LXDE as my desktop so I use Lubuntu. But why is Ubuntu 14.04's LTS support period 5 years when Lubuntu 14.04's is only 3 years? Do they not use the same ...
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How do I ensure my upgraded server remains on the LTS?

I'd like to upgrade my server from non-LTS (Saucy) to the new LTS (Trusty Tahr). In other words, once Ubuntu 14.10 will be out (next scheduled release after 14.04), I would like to remain on the LTS ...
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April 2014 update taken, bootup hangs at Stopping System V runlevel compatibility

I've seen other threads related to my current situation, but the solutions posted didn't help... After accepting updates this morning, my system halts at "Stopping System V runlevel compatibility" ...
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When will PostgreSQL 9.3 be supported on any version of Ubuntu LTS?

according to http://packages.ubuntu.com/saucy-updates/database/ the latest version of PostgreSQL that's supported in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is 9.1, specifically the package name is postgresql-9.1 ...
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Which recognized flavors of Ubuntu have been granted the LTS status for 14.04?

The recognized flavors of Ubuntu as of 14.04 release are: Edubuntu - Ubuntu for Education Ubuntu GNOME - Ubuntu with a pure GNOME desktop Kubuntu - Ubuntu with the KDE desktop environment ...
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I need to skip the Grub menu on a dual-boot system [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, but I share the computer with my family who use Windows 7, so I want to skip the GRUB menu and allow to boot to Windows automatically, and to enter the GRUB only if I ...
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Samba Shares not working after reboot

After a reboot of a Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-35-generic x86_64) LTS server, the samba shares are no longer working. Details: Connecting to the samba shares from a Windows server using ...
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Do I need to take action on a 10.04 LTS server to avoid the heartbleed vulnerability?

From the heartbleed.com website, I see that OpenSSL 0.9.8 is NOT vulnerable, which is the version that is available on 10.04. That should mean that actually having stuck with 10.04 until now has ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 12.04.3 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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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 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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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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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