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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Building Ubuntu server from source on very old hardware?

I'd like to build Ubuntu LTS 12.04 from source (kernel+daemons) on very old hardware. The hardware I'm on is i486 cpu on a pc104 single board computer. Most live cd's have trouble getting further than ...
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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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Ubuntu LTS as a fileserver with Samba4 PDC [closed]

I am a die hard Debian fan when it comes to servers, however, the 5 year LTS support and the ability to install fresh packages such as samba4 on a server environment sounds very tempting. How Reliable ...
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12.04.2 Failed to install grub-efi to /target/

I have a Lenovo u410 ultrabook. It's sata scheme consists of a 30gb SSD and a 1tb hdd in a raid0 with intel rapid start technology. I removed IRST and disabled the raid0. I want to install ubuntu on ...
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Automatic brightness settings and video card driver

Hello, I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64, I realy need help with automatic brightness settings driver how to? And second is: no nVidia driver (additional driver) found, if I install the ...
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Can't Update Ubuntu [duplicate]

On the Ubuntu website, it says that if I want to update Ubuntu from 12.04 LTS to 12.10, I have to go into Update Manager and click 'Check', which won't work. It pops up saying, "There are no updates ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS support

I have been trying to install a dual boot Win8 & 12.04.1 Ubuntu 64 bit on an Asus N56V laptop but did no managed to preform the task (trying different tricks and Linux releases). I have ...
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12.04 LTS updated today and now throws me back to login screen after logging in

I allowed the update to run and once it finished, I restarted. Now it will not accept my password. I can log in as a guest, but can not access most of my programs or files. Additionally, when I ...
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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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How can I install Celtx 2.9.7 properly on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux and I want to install and use the newest version of the screenwriting software Celtx on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. After trying ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS only works when when I replace splash with acpi=off

I'm very new to Ubuntu and this site as well. I've grown up on Windows and felt like trying something new. So here is my problem: I have a DELL Inspiron m5030 that got a virus so i reformatted and ...
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Can Ubuntu Server 10.04.4 LTS be upgraded to NON-LTS?

I have a server running Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS. Can I upgrade this distribution to precise LTS, then from there, convert to non-LTS releases?
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Wireless USB detection problem

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit, and a Logitech M705 wireless mouse. The laptop has 3 USB ports; left, right, and back. When the mouse dongle is plugged in to the back or ...
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How do I get a list of non-LTS packages installed efficiently?

I'd like to see to what extent my system is LTS-supported by means of what packages are supported for 5 years and which are not. I could disregard some non-5yr-supported packages, as some are rarely ...
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Why won't Rhythmbox work?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and found out that Rhythmbox won't work-- it keeps saying that it requires plugins but everytime I lookup mp3 plugins it appears that the ones that are all needed are ...
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Does 12.04 LXDE have LTS? [duplicate]

This question sparked my question. Will my PC receive the Long Term Support (LTS) using LXDE in Ubuntu 12.04? What does it mean that Lubuntu doesn't have long term support? Does it just mean it's ...
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Ubuntu has LTS and normal version now. Does Lubuntu have the same?

I am wondering if this is the right place for this question, but if not...then the moderators will surely tell me so. Anyway....there is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and the normal 12.10 version. Is that the ...
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uninstall ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

How can I uninstall ubuntu 12.04 LTS from my laptop and start again the installation from the scratch, i.e. by making the partition and soon staff. I made re-installation yesterday and ended up with a ...
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Harddisk problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: All files erased after installing Ubuntu 11.04 alpha 3 Recovering Very Important Lost Data From Ntfs Partition How to recover entire hard disk lost while installing ...
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How to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS dual booting with Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up a dual boot Windows and Ubuntu? How to uninstall Ubuntu from a dual boot system? I need to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from my laptop. It's currently ...
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Why upgrade from LTS to a X.10 version [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the difference between a Long Term Support Release and a Normal Release? recently in an OMGubuntu's article i saw some comments about the reason of the selection ...
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While installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, the boot file could not be installed. What do I do? [closed]

I burned a copy of Ubuntu 12.04 onto a CD-R, and while installing it, I came across an error message that said a file could not be installed. I do not remember what it was called, but the system can ...
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When will the next LTS version of Lubuntu be released?

12.04 was an LTS for Ubuntu but not for Lubuntu, hence this query.
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 Windows Snap Feature

When I first installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32.bit from a Live-CD without internet connection and any updates the snapping feature worked fine for windows of all applications. However, after some updates ...
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Disk space suddenly 100% used? [duplicate]

I'm trying to identify why, suddenly, 100% of our disk space is in use. I have already rebooted but the issue persists. Here are the outputs of some commands that are showing some strange (for me) ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do I get “init: failed to create pty…” errors on boot? Hey, I just updated from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 from update manager, and now when I start it ...
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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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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 ...