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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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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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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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 ...
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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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The Repositories for 10.04 will stop working in April 2012, But I can still Use 10.04?

I just bought an emachines T5048 for $60. Turns out newer kernels won't boot on this machine, no matter what options are used. (the PC is from late 2006, ATI Radon Xpress 200 chipset) I know the ...
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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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12.04 already available through update-manager: it's a bug?

ALT + F2 update-manager -d this is what i see on my desktop ( Ubuntu LTS 10.04.3 amd64 desktop ): It's italian, that means ubuntu 12.04 is already available and suited for production?
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What perl version will be in 12.04 LTS

Pretty soon the new 12.04 version of ubuntu will be released. My question is what version of perl language will be in this distribution. And my second version where can this information be found.
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What kernel version does Ubuntu Server 10.04.3 LTS come with?

I want to know if a proposed hardware build will support a particular hardware RAID controller. To be safe I want to grep the kernel source for product version codes. I'm planning on installing ...
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Pros and Cons of LTS Vs. Normal Release [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between a Long Term Support Release and a Normal Release? I installed Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS) today. At the moment, I do not wish to upgrade to ...
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difference between rsyslogd and syslogd

I was trying to implement some changes to syslogd on Ubuntu 10.04.02 LTS (Server edition). I found /etc/syslog.conf is not present on system, instead I have /etc/rsyslogd.d/*.conf. syslogd can be ...
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How to Roll back newly applied LTS Maintenance Upgrade to the Previous Version

Is there a way to roll back a LTS Maintenance Upgrade to the previous version, say from 10.04.02 LTS from 10.04.03 LTS ? I am not facing a problem now, but need to figure out means to back out the ...
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Ubuntu/Kubuntu LTS: longer support for server packages

I read that Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Desktop is supported till April 2013, but Server is supported till April 2015. If I install Ubuntu LTS Desktop, will the server packages of the system still be updated ...
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Does LTS releases include repo exceptions like Firefox?

Will the LTS repo provide the latest and greatest of Firefox and any other softwares treated the same way? Or do the exceptions apply to regular releases only?
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Ubuntu USB boot failure [closed]

When trying to boot from a boot USB drive I got the message, "Vesamenu.c32:Not a com32r image." I was trying to boot a fairly new Toshiba laptop with a Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS created USB boot. I ...
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How do I upgrade a server image inside EC2?

I setup an instance of Ubuntu on Amazon EC2 using an AMI that I had found. When I login to the server through SSH it says A newer build of the Ubuntu lucid server image is available. It is names ...
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Best practices to ease the OS upgrade procedure

I'm going to install a fresh Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS), supported until April 2013. My question is about the upgrade to the new LTS version, and in particular I'd like to know which best practices I have to ...
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What Fibre Cards can I use with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server

What PCIe based fibre cards can I use with Ubuntu? I have been trying to find a native fibre card which works with Ubuntu Server but am unable to. I would really appreciate any help you can point me ...
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Software versions of LTS and non-LTS releases synced from Debian

I read that LTS releases are based on Debian testing while non-LTS releases are based on Debian unstable. Given the long release cycle of Debian, is it possible for some software to be of a more ...