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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Computer crashing after a few minutes of logging in [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I have a fresh install of 12.04.1 on my machine. It is constantly crashing after logging in. I noticed it crashed repeatedly when ...
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problem with setting the keyboard command for show desktop [closed]

I followed the instructions provided in the link Enabling native shortcuts on Gnome - 3 for setting the shortcut of Ctrl+Alt+D for showing desktop and yet it does not seem to work. I can send a ...
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Going back to Gnome

I want to know if I can go back to a 10.04 style Gnome environment. By 10.04 environment, I mean the ability to add icons and little applets, like drawer, on the top menu bar. Right now, after all I ...
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Problem upgrading 11.10 Server to 12.04 LTS

I'm experiencing some problems with upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 Server to 12.04 LTS I have changed the release-upgrades files to prompt=lts but the do-release-upgrade -d doesn't work. How can I fix that? ...
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How will be the LTS support for Xubuntu 12.04 after 3 years?

Hi :) I'm comfortable with Xubuntu 12.04 because I have an older computer, but I was reading about the LTS support: Ubuntu 12.04: Supported until april 2017. Xubuntu 12.04: Supported until april ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu on Asus EeePC1011CX: BIOS not listing bootable USBs

I had been trying to install Ubuntu 12.4LTS on my netbook Eee PC 1011CX with preloaded Windows7. I successfully created a bootable USB stick ...
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How to recover files after deleted my Ubuntu partition?

I normally dual-boot with 12.04 and Win XP pro sp3 on a Thinkpad R60. I needed to reinstall windows because of problems piling up, so I ran the computer's built-in hard-disk recovery software. I ...
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Problem upgrading from 10.04 LTS to 12.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is “No new release found” when upgrading 10.04 to 12.04 LTS? Ubuntu 12.04.1 was released yesterday and I still can't update from 10.04
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What are the minimum System Requirements for 12.04 LTS on a 2GB environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the minimum system requirements for 12.04 LTS? I have 2GB RAM and an INTEL CORE DUO(3.73Ghz), it's a Toshiba Satellite L310. It doesn't work well in Ubuntu ...
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unable to boot from live disk

I have an old Dell d610. I have upped the RAM and HDD with the intent of installing Ubuntu. However as Ubuntu loads and gets to the first screen with the four small dots changing colour, it freezes ...
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How do I fix panic occurred error after installing dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Win 7?

I first attempted to install Ubuntu on my USB drive. That worked just fine, but for reasons that weren't obvious to me then, it worked unbearably slow. So I instead attempted to install Ubuntu ...
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How do I disable guest session on Ubuntu 12.04LTS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the guest session? I don't really want anyone else being able to use my computer. How do I disable the guest session option that you get when being ...
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Issues with compiz on ubuntu 12.04!Which configuration should i choose? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the problem?Workspace switching during bricscad drafting with zooming with mouse wheel! i am running bricscad v12 (info here) and i realized that when i zoom in ...
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Ubuntu audio mysteriously stopped working (12.04)

Well, I've been a user of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS since April now, and it's been a very pleasant experience. I'm a big fan of electronic music, and I tend to have my tracks playing in the background while I ...
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Lucid Lynx 10.04 support should be longer and not end in April 2013 [closed]

10.04 and 10.10 are the last usable Ubuntu releases in my opinion. -> Is there a (official) way, like e.g. to start a poll or something, to enforce a longer support than 3 years for the 10.04 LTS ...
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How can I turn my desktop Ubuntu 8.04 into a command line only install?

The question says it all really. I had a problem with the 8.04 alternative install .iso (which after some research is a well known bug) so I had to install the full desktop version. I know I can ...
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Why does the 12.04 i386 Desktop install fail on an Athlon XP 3000+ system?

Placed Ubuntu i386/32bit 12.04 LTS [DESKTOP] disc in the disc tray. The disc loads fine. Clicked install Ubuntu. Without checking the download updates while installing or install this third-party ...
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No boot option after installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Acer Aspire 4736z with Live CD

I am facing a problem. After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Live CD, at the reboot there is no boot option to choose the OS. I directly get logged into my Windows 7. Before that i was having an ...
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Can't upgrade ubuntu server from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS

I'm trying to upgrade my 10.04 server using do-release-upgrade, but it keeps saying there is no new version available. If I change the prompt config in /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades to normal, ...
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What about Ubuntu 12.04 core updates every 6 months?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is supported for 5 years, and will get some core updates for 2 years : I guess those updates include the kernel, graphic drivers and X11. But will these updates be optionnal, or not ...
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Is there a way to find out whether an updated program/package lands in the official Ubuntu release repositories?

If there is a new release/major update of a program (e.g. Rhythmbox 2.97, Skype 4.0 or Gimp 2.8), is there an easy way to tell whether and when they will make it to the current official Ubuntu release ...
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Which version of Debian are Ubuntu LTS releases based on?

This answer says: The base of the operating system, Debian, comes in three versions: Stable, Testing and Unstable. Normally, Ubuntu is based on Testing; the LTS releases are based on Stable. ...
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Will my laptop work with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have a REALLY old Dell Inspiron 8200 laptop with Intel Pentium 4. I was wondering whether it would work. It has a P4 processor, 511mb memory and I have tried the 32-bit version of 12.04. I dont know ...
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Ureadahead not working on ubuntu 12.04lts [closed]

I discovered using bootchart that my ureadahead isn't working on ubuntu 12.04lts on a dell inspiron 1545, anybody have any suggestions?
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Login screen loops unless you login as Guest

I am running a VMWare Player with a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangloin as Guest on my Windows 7. Sometimes I get the shutdown blue screen error in Windows, this time it happened when I was running the ...
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web upgrade 12.04 failed, cannot reboot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can't boot into a usable system anymore. What should I do? Upgraded to 12.04 via net. Upgrade stopped at debnianconfig. cannot reboot as some files are missing. ...
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Dock bar, maximize, and minimize buttons disappeared after doing a “reset to defaults” in CCSM

Recently i installed compiz configuration manager after that i went to unity under that and clicked "reset to defaults". This caused the dock bar to disappear and also close maximize and minimize ...
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Upgrade failed… Kinda, now cannot install some packages

When trying to upgrade my server (using do-release-upgrade -d, as one currently has to when going from 10.04 to 12.04), the script froze, and I was forced to cancel it. I was left with a half 10.04, ...
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Should I use 10.04 or 12.04?

I heard a lot of things about power regression in Linux Kernel. After releasing 12.04 LTS, most of the issues have been cleared but not all. There is an article on Ubuntu which says "Its a mixed ...
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What does Ubuntu mean by “support” for its releases?

Whenever Ubuntu releases a new version during six months, they offer support for that version for the coming six months right? What does that support mean? Does it mean that I cannot use apt-get to ...
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Is a 10.04 LTS to 12.04 release upgrade possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I upgrade from 10.04 or 11.10 to 12.04? “No new release found” when upgrading a from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS I have a beloved high performance 10.04 ...
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LTS to LTS Upgrade

Another question with this URL: How do I upgrade from 10.04 or 11.10 to 12.04? Has this: If you choose to upgrade before then, you can pass the -d option to the upgrade tool, running ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop 64 bit user permissions or apache2 rewrite problem

I have installed 12.04 Desktop 64 bit, manually installed LAMP, phpmyadmin, php5-dev, PEAR, PECL, apc, ssh, created user to own /var/www/ and transferred 3 sites to /www/. The sites are in subfolders, ...
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My install of 10.04 does not show that there is an LTS upgrade available, what do I do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “No new release found” when upgrading a from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS This is an install on an older machine I have for my grandmother. I installed 10.04 quite ...
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Can't load 12.04 from CD

I've got 32bit version of 11.10 and I want to upgrade to 64bit 12.04. I've tried booting the ISO from a USB and a CD but when I chose the boot option it just goes straight through to my normal ...
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Can Ubuntu 12.04LTS fit on a normal CD, 700MB, or i do need a DVD?

i just want to know if the new ubuntu (12.04LTS) can fit perfectly on a normal cd :)
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How can I lock down ubuntu?

I am working on a small project. I have about 20 computers with Ubuntu 10.04 on them, which will be used in a computer lab for elementary, middle, high school and college kids. Some seniors and new ...
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We have a few web servers, how should we reason regarding upgrades to new versions?

We run a SaaS business today, all servers run Ubuntu Server and usually a LAMP stack on top of that. We are reasearching a little bit how we should upgrades our servers. One option is to stay on LTS ...
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cannot update 10.04 server

I've tried to update 10.04.3 Server but I get an error (sorry but trey're written in slovene) says that cannot download updates and cannot connect to http://si.archive.ubuntu.com lucid Release Any ...
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Do I lose LTS support if I upgrade to a non-LTS release?

I have been using Ubuntu since 8.04 as my primary OS and every six months I upgrade to the latest distribuition release. I am currently using 12.04 LTS. Thinking ahead, if I upgrade to 12.10 or any ...
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Is it possible to skip an LTS upgrade?

If you want to upgrade from 10.10 to 12.04, then you'll need to follow the upgrade path; 10.10 > 11.04 > 11.10 > 12.04. However, with LTS versions, you can upgrade directly, so that you can upgrade ...
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Why is a LTS release not using the Extended Support Version of Thunderbird?

Precise Pangolin (12.04) is a LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu. Why is Thunderbird 11 included, instead of Thunderbird 10 ESR (Extended Support Release)? Is there any way to install ...
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Errors when trying to install the, default-jre-headless package from the synaptic package manager

I am trying to install the java re and java dk in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I tried using this link ubuntu help java. I used the first link for installing and clicked yes. I was warned that some of the ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu nvidia-current support the later proprietary drivers for LTS releases?

e.g. in my Lucid 10.04 LTS system I had to uninstall the ubuntu proprietary drivers and manually install drivers from nvidia.com for an upgraded video adapter to get the system to work. This does not ...
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After 12.04 release would 10.04 still be LTS?

Silly question, but given that I have upgraded and downgraded from Lucid to Natty and back, and after some months of anticipation, Lucid to Oneiric then back, would the LTS cycle of Lucid end in ...
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What are point releases in LTS versions?

There are so called "point releases" for LTS versions of Ubuntu. 10.04.3 for instance. What are those "point releases" releases?
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Should I update to an LTS release?

This is probably still too early to worry about, but I'm just curious. I am not currently using an LTS Ubuntu on my laptop. Now, when the next LTS comes out, should I upgrade? Or should I skip this ...
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How do you see what packages are available for update

FreeBSD user joining your ranks. I've been asked to look after an Ubuntu Server running 10.04 LTS. I see from /usr/lib/update-notifier/update-motd-updates-available that there are a number of ...
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Key differences between 10.04 LTS (Lynx) and 12.04 LTS (Pangolin) that would matter to programmers?

I have a 10.04 image from vmplanet which I am very accustomed to, for my development work which revolves mainly around java, git and rails (using rvm). I didn't like the Unity interface so I did not ...
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VNC Suddenly stops receiving Connections

I have a fit PC that essentially runs just a subversion server and as a test server for web applications. I upgraded a while back to 10.04 LTS and no issues. I don't have any keyboard or monitor ...