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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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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Installed Ubuntu 10.04 on USB - Now I need it on an HDD

I'm undoubtedly a newbie in all this. After reading so many reviews and pushed by a moody pogoplug set up at home (for backing up data and streaming of files), I tried to make my laptops and ipad ...
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Inexplicable Slowness [duplicate]

I've been running Ubuntu for about 4 years now, and I'm having a problem with 12.04 Every once in a while the computer will slow almost to a stop, interrupting any playing audio/video, and ...
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AMD Driver on Ubuntu 12.04LTS: PC Running in Low Graphics Mode [duplicate]

my big problem is, that i cannot get the AMD Driver working on Ubuntu 12.04LTS. After install the Run with Terminal, it says "PC Running in Low Graphics Mode. Please Configure Driver Yourself!" Any ...
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Why am I getting a login prompt after installation of ubuntu 12.04.1?

I just installed Ubuntu lts 12.04.1 on my computer from CD using option 2 to wipe Windows from it. The first time I received an error when the computer tried to restart so I reinstalled, but now, when ...
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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 (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-...
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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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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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What happens after 5 years LTS period expires?

What happens after 5 years LTS period expires? - I have not used it for that long, but, I am concerned as to what do I need to do when this period ends?
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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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Why choose ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 over other linux distros? [closed]

Trying to white up some notes on why we choose ubuntu over all the other distros out there but it would be good to know what the you guys think is the reason Does ubuntu 12.04/14.04 LTS have a longer ...
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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 (9.1.13-...
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How to make sure I stay on Linux kernel version 3.13 (Ubuntu 14.04)?

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday, because my WiFi adapter is not supported in 16.04. I am told this is likely due to the Linux kernel. In order for my computer's WiFi adapter to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 ATI Radeon HD 5450 Graphics Support [closed]

In 16.04 LTS support for AMD proprietary drivers has been dropped. Instead there's an open source AMDGPU driver. My Question: Will the ATI Radeon HD 5450 work with the open source AMDGPU driver?
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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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Why do a dist. upgrade already? [closed]

I have recently spent a lot of work and built my 14.04 ubuntu desktop to be "perfect" for me. Should I really do a distribution upgrade to 16.04, because I can? I am a newbie and do not want to lose ...
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How does Ubuntu LTS work?

With the 14.04.3 out are the prior releases of 14.04 (14.04.1, 14.04.2) fully supported or Canonical expect users to upgrade to 14.04.3 as soon as possible ?
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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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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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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 Linux 14.04 LTS Server Edition information need

I was wondering what's the maximum RAM, and maximum CPUs does the Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Server Edition can handle. I found a server computer I want to buy, which is a SuperServer 4048B-TRFT. I don't ...
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If I install Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, what will happen to my files?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) on my laptop, and it was not booting properly so I decided to boot from a pen drive, but as I was just installing Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) I thought: What ...
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Choose 11.10 or 10.04 for file, and proxy servers?

I'm setting up 2 servers at a small school. Wondering if I should use the latest version (always my instinct) or go with 10.04LTS. 1. FILE SERVER: Main file server Single Sign On with LDAP and NFS ...
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Has anyone installed 16.04 LTS on NUC6i5SYH or NUC5i5RYH and it worked OTB? [closed]

I am thinking of getting one but keep reading mixed reviews on 16.04 LTS on them. Some say video driver issues. I cannot tell. Thought I would check here if anyone has installed on these NUCs.
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 LTS failed with a kernel panic [closed]

I tried to upgrade to 16.04 from 14.04 using update-manager -d. After installing new packages/updates, my system is not booting. it's showing the following error. drm_kms_helper : panic occurred, ...
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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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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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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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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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Why is unattended-upgrades activated by default?

I just migrated from CentOS to Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS. I chose "no" when it asked me to do automatic updates during the setup. However, I just realized that by default unattended-upgrades is ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu from the Windows 10 Bootloader?

I don't like GRUB (especially the look.) I don't want to use BURG if I don't have to and was wondering if I could boot into Ubuntu (and RemixOS) from the Windows 10 bootloader. Thanks!
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I cannot install any software on my freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu and so far not having a very pleasant user experience. I have tried to install multiple programs but no luck. The software "app" does not work and I get an error of Failed to load ...
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Reinstalling wine after upgrading 14.04 to XOrg lts-wily

I upgraded a KUbuntu 14.04 LTS install to xorg-core-lts-wily and all its dependencies, in order to be able to run on a 6th gen i3 with a HD520 graphics. That meant I lost wine, and I cannot seem to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen brigthness problem in videos

In my laptop I have a very annoying problem When I'm in Chrome or seen a movie and I don't touch the touchpad the screen attenuates automatically It's annoying because the brightness automatically ...
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What is release date for next long term release? [duplicate]

I'm getting tired of reloading new systems on my ancient laptop. I started with Mint, then went to Ubuntu 15.04. Will I be able to go directly to the next long term release (and rest a little)?
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error while running sudo apt-get update, E: dpkg was interrupted

When I run sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get upgrade this error appears E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. and when I run sudo dpkg ...
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Ubuntu LTS vs 15.04 [duplicate]

I'm looking to install Ubuntu on my desktop. I currently have it on my laptop and really enjoy it. I am running 15.04 on there. I started out with 14.04, but it updated to 15.04 a while ago. I was ...
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With Ubuntu LTS, what are all the support options available? (my ubuntu doesn't work after an update.)

with Ubuntu LTS, what are all the support options available? I got LTS thinking there may be some support available. Is this question and answer forum the only support option? I ask because I got an ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with Windows 10 UEFI GUID custom installation

I have used Ubuntu for many years and someone gave me a computer with Windows 8, later updated to 8.1 and, finally, to 10. The thing is I want to install Ubuntu LTS (14.04.3) alongside Windows 10 (...
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How to install Xampp in Ubuntu LTS 14.04 [duplicate]

I need help in installing Xampp on Ubuntu 14.04LTS?
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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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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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Why is 14.04.1 not showing up as a release upgrade for 12.04 yet?

I realize this question is a bit of a duplicate, but stack exchange won't let me comment on other questions/answers until you have 50 reputation, which seems a bit silly because it means the only way ...
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TouchPad not working Dell Latitude E5420

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Latitude E5420 (I have windows 7 ultimate also installed) The mouse touchpad does not work. I am very new to linux and Ubuntu. Can someone help with easy step-by-...
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I cannot install ubuntu 14.04 lts on my PC!

I have windows 7 on my PC and i really wanted to install ubuntu 14.04 on my Desktop so i downloaded it from the official ubuntu website ( www.ubuntu.com ) and I have 2 problems: 1) The file is only ...
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12.04lts to 14.04lts: No menu-bar/launcher after logout/login

The solution here works for me to fix the desktop after log-in: http://askubuntu.com/a/292997/227118 , but I am back to square one after logging out. How to solve this issue permanently ?
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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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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 ...