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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Upgrading 8.10 server to LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Updating Ubuntu server from 8.10 to 10.04 I'm in a plan to upgrade ubuntu 8.10 vbox vm servers to LTS(obviously 10.04) as 8.10 has no support. As far as I know I'll be ...
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Is the latest stable release or the latest LTS release more suitable for a development machine?

I was wondering which version of Ubuntu is better for my laptop, the current LTS release or the latest stable (but not LTS) release. Is it always recommended to go for the latest version for personal ...
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Will gcc be upgraded to 4.5.* in one of the 10.04.* releases?

I don't quite understand how the LTS releases work. Will gcc be updated to the newer 4.5 version or will it remain 4.4 and I'll have to wait for 11 before seeing 4.5?
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Should I choose 10.04 LTS or 10.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between a Long Term Support Release and a Normal Release? I'm new to Ubuntu (and Linux) but I want to give it a go. I've spent a few evenings ...
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Debian Stable vs Ubuntu LTS for Server?

Which is a better platform for a professional use server? Debian Stable or Ubuntu LTS? The third party software we plan to use, works on both. Which one is better on it own merits? Take into ...
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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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How to only perform LTS upgrades?

I know I've seen this documented somewhere before, but what's the option to keep update-manager from prompting for updates except for LTS-to-LTS releases?
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Sane path to distribution upgrades

I'm using Hardy (server) on quite a few machines and I'd like to upgrade to the latest LTS. Is it safe to edit my sources.list file to just point to the new LTS, or should I do a succession of dist ...