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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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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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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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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Setup help for new user on 14.04 LTS required [duplicate]

Can I use my existing Windows partitions to install Ubuntu? I don't want to loose files and I also don't want to change the partitions. Thanks in advance.
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wireless (suddenly) not working

Suddenly my wireless connection stopped working. Please find the contents of my wireless-info.txt file on this link: http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/12367337/ Thank you in advance for your help.
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server

I have Ubuntu 11.10 server , I want to upgrade it to 12.04LTS but the update manager show that the new release is 12.04.03LTS, how can I get 12.04LTS ?
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Upgrade and update Ubuntu server

There is a ubuntu server 12.04 LTS; and I want to be up to date and updated with security updates and have the most up to date version of packages installed. but i do not want the server to change ...
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LTS vs non LTS which is more suitable to me? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu I want to know which is more suitable to me? I want to use if for web design and hosting and for programming
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Wubi Installation [duplicate]

I have just (finally) installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One netbook, using Wubi. I have tried to install with a USB stick many times, but failed. So, now I have a dual boot with Ubuntu ...
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12.04.2 LTS 32-bit Server does not start graphic interface in VMWare 5.0?

On a Windows 7 system, I installed VMWare 5.0 and tried to install the 32-bit Server LTS flavour of Ubuntu. After the install completed, it only starts in console instead of the usual GUI. How do I ...
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Reverting after installing lubuntu desktop

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and then found the Lubuntu desktop in Ubuntu Software Center. If I install it, would I later be able to revert to the ubuntu desktop?
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Moving folder to trash

How can I give myself permission to delete a folder from "file system/opt"? Folder owner is root. I am the only user of this computer but I did not install the OS. I am not much of a tech person but ...
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No media found error while booting from live usb

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from live usb disk. While booting from usb I am getting error as "/init line 7 cannot open /dev/sdb: no media found". My machine is currently dual boot with ...
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Any Ubuntu version don't boot

Any Ubuntu version don't boot. I tried dvd's with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit, 32 bit; 11.04 64 bit, 32 bit. I tried also USB drive with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit, 32 bit. There was no respond with dvd's ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to determine progress on a disk check at boot?

During the boot process, a disk check can be run, but during this process there is no indication or detailed information available to gauge how far along the process is. Is there a way to display any ...
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Is my system fully upgraded? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I upgraded from 10.10 beta - am I now running the official (non development) version? I have this sinking feeling that my system isn't fully upgraded to the released ...
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Upgrade 12.04 -> 14.04 : libc6

I just tried to upgrade a 12.04.5 server to 14.04.1 and got the following error message during the upgrade of the libc6-bin package: (Lese Datenbank ... 408104 Dateien und Verzeichnisse sind ...
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How can I control the lighting screen in Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have tried to manually reduce the scan from my computer, but it is still too strong. I have Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. The model of my computer is HP.
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Restrictions when updating LTS to Normal

I have a server running 14.04.3 LTS. I followed these instructions to update it to a normal release. However, this failed with a message indicating the there was no suitable release available, or ...
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Cursor theme problem

I recently change my cursors to look like the osx cursor but when im on the desktop the cursor is default... but then when I go into an apllication like google chrome the cursor turns into the mac ...
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I am currently running on 3.13.0-76-generic Kernel version on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, How to upgrade it to the latest version?

I am currently using Ubuntu 3.13.0-76-generic Kernel Version and I want to upgrade it to latest stable version? Also What are the advantages of using latest kernel versions.
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how to use my wired connection internet for accessing internet on mobile phones [duplicate]

how to use my wired connection internet for accessing internet on mobile phones.i am unable to create hotspot. command "sudo-ap hotspot" start says not found
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PROBLEM: Asus win10 Dual boot with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have disabled fast startup. I am using a live USB holding ubuntu. After reboot, I can enter to the menu But after selecting either "try ubuntu without installing" or "install ubuntu", the system ...
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Help with installation after HDD SATA replacement in laptop (Toshiba AMD A6)

Will this fix my installation issue, if I just go to 15.10. I was trying OEM, sudo clean, update, install, kodi, --fix, fix-missing...nothings works...also I have checked BIOS and the new SATA HDD is ...
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Proper Install instruction for installing PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have followed the instructions on several site to install PostgreSQL on 14.04 however none have been successful. There has been different failures from unmet dependencies to simply not installing at ...
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JfreeChart not giving exception after migrating from Ubuntu Desktop 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I've migrated from ubuntu v10.04 LTS (desktop edition) to Ubuntu v14.04 LTS (server edition). While running my java utility it creates charts using jFreeChart. The display driver used for the ubuntu ...
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How to browse package versions for a particular Ubuntu LTS point release

I want to determine which version of a particular package is included in a particular LTS point release. E.g. I know from here that package openssl was at package version 1.0.1f-1ubuntu2 when 14.04 ...
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Password Request gone after installing gksu

After installing gksu many programs don't ask for password anymore and thus don't work as intendet. (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) Examples: usb-creator-gtk starts up and writes image but unable to modify ...
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Cannot install programs in Ubuntu 14.04

I get this pop up each time I try to download some program online! Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or ...
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Intermittent Mouse

Recently, my mouse has started to not work properly. Sometimes I will boot my computer and the mouse will move the cursor, but won't click on anything. After restarting the computer a couple of times, ...
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How to upgrade the nouveau driver in 14.04 LTS?

The nouveau driver in my LTS works great (I don't miss the NVidia driver), but there's one little nitpick that doesn't work very well: suspend. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. So I would ...
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What to do after installing lts HWE kernel?

I installed the lts HWE kernel from this answer sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-utopic xserver-xorg-lts-utopic libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic libegl1-mesa-drivers-lts-utopic ...
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failed to intall on the right disk

so today i got my server and i tried to install ubuntu server 14.04 LTS from my Universal Serial Bus stick and i have 8 disk on the server with 148 gb on each, when i get to the point where i am going ...