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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Do package versions of graphics-related software change in LTS?

I would like to ask if package versions of graphics-related software are likely to change in current LTS (14.04)? For example if software (for example ImageMagick) contains some bugs that are fixed in ...
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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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Applications button does not function after updating kernel on Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS (32bit)

I have been a casual user (meaning it is my primary OS, but I am not a linux expert of any sort) of Ubuntu for a few years starting with version 10. I try to stay on top of my updates so that ...
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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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Ubuntu freezes when streaming audio

For the last fews months or so, ubuntu will suddenly freeze at seemingly random intervals when streaming audio (such as listening to spotify, watching a youtube video). To date, it has not frozen when ...
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No sound after can not update ICEauthority fix 12.04 LTS

Hi I installed the mozilla vlc-plugin . I have fixed the problem with not beeing able to log in. Now the sound has gone, I cannot turn the volume up. I have tried in terminal to change alsamixer sound ...
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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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How do I fix the battery indicator in 14.04?

I recently downloaded Ubuntu 14.04. However, the battery indicator always says my battery is charged, and I haven't found any way to update it, or anything else. What could the problem be?
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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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Why can I not access my Samba shared folder?

I just upgraded from a non-LTS Ubuntu to 12.04 LTS; this was a complete fresh install. Now I am trying to set up 3 storage hard drives as Samba shares. But for some reason they do not show up on other ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Serial Monitor

As many have experienced, I have had serious interface problems with Arduino. With the help of some wonderful folks, I now have Arduino easily accessible as a "launch" file and can "verify" and ...
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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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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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touchpad not working (12.04 Lts)

I am using ubuntu 12.04 Lts...the touchpad has suddenly stopped working , it was working well for past ten months. I tried to work with with wired mouse and was successful in doing so..plzzz guide me ...
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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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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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video dependecies cannot be resolved in vlc [duplicate]

Getting unmet dependencies errors in vlc. vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.3 is to be ...
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Which is better for Chinese ,Ubuntu or Ubuntu Kylin? [closed]

My friends always say," Ubuntu is better than Kylin ". Now I wonder which one is more suitable for a Chinese ? By the way , what anti-virus software is suitable for Ubuntu Kylin ?
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Network has disappeared on menu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Iam suprised because it has Network menu on global menu has disappreared. What to do in order to bring it back?
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gem5 parser error

I am trying to run parser from here, but it gives this error: This program requires jinja2 version 2.7 or later I have already installed the jinja2 package by running sudo apt-get install ...
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Firefox Crashing

Since I upgraded to 14.04 LTS my Firefox crashes every few minutes. I asked this question before and there has been not response. I can not get into my Yahoo account. What can I do to resolve this?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS DNS

Since the introduction in Ubuntu 12 of a new way to handle DNS with the resolv.conf file https://www.stgraber.org/2012/02/24/...-ubuntu-12-04/ I need to clarify something Inside this article As ...
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Printer supporting ubuntu 14.04 lts

Scope: Ubuntu 14.04 lts 32bit, installed from DVD (onto an old Shuttle computer) Hello, I am looking for an ink or laser home printer, working without problems for ubuntu 14.04. My search for a list ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS stops at start

I've installed the updates, and at the end it asked me to restart the computer. After I restarted, it stops at the booting. All I see is: black screen, Ubuntu 12.04 and the four dots in the middle of ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu 12.04 kernel to 2.6.x

I currently have the most up-to-date kernel (Linux user-desktop 3.2.0-67-generic #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:46:11 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) of Ubuntu 12.04 on my x86_64 computer, but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Login issue

After restarting my PC, I am not able to see my users on screen. Only the guest session appears, but I am not able to log in. When I click on the guest session login, screen turns black and returns to ...
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Fan is always running (CPU)

Hp mini 1000 Using gnome shell 3.4.x When I installed this os the fan did not always run and it seems after updating now the fan has and is always running... Whether plugged in or not... Now its ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu few weeks ago. It is working fine, but it doesn't have sound. I made all upgrades, but this doesn't help. How I can sound work? PS I can't upgrade to 12.10, my graphic card ...
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Why should I install Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 instead of Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome-shell desktop installed?

What would be the advantages of that? At Ubuntu GNOME site it says "Ubuntu GNOME is a mostly pure GNOME desktop experience built from the Ubuntu repositories", but I'm not sure what that means ...
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Errors with linux-image-3.8.0-36-generic and GRUB

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Problem 1: When installing anything (or updating) it always ends with this error: Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-3.8.0-36-generic ...
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Windows workgroup

Recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and installed updates with sudo apt-get install update. I am trying to join Ubuntu workstation to my Windows workgroup to access shared folders on a Windows 7 pc. ...
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Error in compiling rtl8192 cu driver

rtl8188C_8192C_usb_linux_v4.0.2_9000.20130911/include/circ_buf.h rtl8188C_8192C_usb_linux_v4.0.2_9000.20130911/include/basic_types.h ...
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Failed installation 14.04 LTS due to computer hanging

While I was upgrading my OS from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS, the computer hung for an hour, so I was forced to shut down. When I restarted the computer I had a black screen with several error message saying: ...
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Error while upgrading Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to 14.04

I am getting error while upgrading Ubuntu LTS 12.04.4 to LTS 14.04 Getting error window of "Could not download the upgrades". and error in failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/ ...
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Can't Resume from Suspend in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit [duplicate]

Hi Everyone first thing is that i got a problem when i suspend the PC, it suspends like a normal PC but when i try to resume that's when i get the problem.... i can't resume, the PC turns ON but in ...
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My wubi usb installer can"t seem to find installation files

While attempting to install ubuntu, 14.4 LTS on my windows 7 hp mini 110-3130NR netbook for 32 bit from an usb wubi installer, an error message came up and stated that it could not find installation ...
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Install 14.04 LTS from 11.04 [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 11.04 installed in my PC. Now, the system does not allow me to update or upgrade anything. So, I would like to use one of your LTS version. I prefer 14.04, as it is new. I am having a ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 instead of Windows 8.1... I really like to stay in Linux but there are 2 problems that are driving me crazy because no matter how I struggle to find the solution I ...
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DNS Problem? 12.04 LTS

I had a power outage yesterday, and my previous setup with 12.04 LTS was working smoothly. Now, my webserver isn't accessible to the outside world, and nor is my MOO server. I have a static IP,and ...
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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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How do you use OpenVPN with these settings?

client proto udp dev tun remote xxxxxxxx port 1194 #route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 #http-proxy-retry route-method exe route-delay 2 keepalive 3 15 resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun auth none ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation problems

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Compaq Presario S5010IL desktop with AMD Athlon (tm) XP 2400 2 GHz with 1Gb DDR1 ram. I get the error message "Start loading graphic devices - Fail". How ...
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Do I go for LTS or not? [duplicate]

I don’t know which version to use! I'm currently running 13.10 and have heard that new versions are coming out this month. My computing needs are simple and I have an older HP laptop. Do I go for the ...
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how to use foxpro on ubuntu

I want to run foxpro 2.6 (foxprox.exe) on Ubuntu. Anybody can guide me how to use this? I have tried wine and dosemu for creating dos environment, but unsuccessful. I have windows2008 server and ...
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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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Why cups keeps putting printer to “sleep”? No erros are shown and it stops printing

I use some old machines as print servers using Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS CUPS. Some times we have this problem that the printer share is there the server receives the job but nothing happens. The ...
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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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Is There A Lens For Google Search On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I was wondering that if there is a google search lens for ubuntu? Thanks Guys :)