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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upgrade from 15.04 to 16.04 directly without go 15.10 [duplicate]

Now I'm using ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop.I would like to upgrade my system to 16.04.when I upgrade to 15.10 it's crashing and I can't do anything.Can I upgrade my system without going 15.10 or is there ...
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Changing plymouth theme on ubuntu 16.04

In Ubuntu 14.04, I was able to change my Plymouth Theme simply by going to /lib/plymouth/themes and copy my theme in there. Then, by simply typing sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth ...
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Can't boot after upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7559, which comes with ubuntu 14.04 LTS pre-installed. After updating, the software update application gave an error indicating something wrong with my laptop with two ...
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Is there any Ubuntu 16.04 derivative which support by default proprietary AMD graphics driver?

Generally speaking, I like an idea of using Open Source drivers, not only for AMD graphics. However, I'm unable to run application which requires OpenGl 4. fglrx is deprecated for Ubuntu 16.04, so I ...
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Getting mismatch error while installing vim [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I tried to install vim package. But always i got mismatch error. Please help me. Thanks in advance. I have attached screen shot of error.
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Port Forwarding issue with new router

So I just got a new ISP the other day and I decided to just purchase my own router, an Asus RT-AC1900. I have a server running Teamspeak 3 for my friends and I, however, I cant seem to get access from ...
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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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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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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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Can I smoothly upgrade from one LTS to next LTS release?

Question is about Ubuntu release process. Are migrations from n to n+1 releases expected? Assuming we have server with installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Will it be smoothly upgradable to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ...
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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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Graphics issues in Ubuntu 16.04

Graphics issues after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with gallium 0.4 NV117 The screen has an display flicker error _
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will hang on boot. Booting from lived/USB fails. Boot repair does nothing

I have no clue what else to do. I upgraded from 12.04lts to 16.04 Lts (forced). I've tried everything I could find online to no avail. Whenever I boot there is a kernel panic, I've attached a picture ...
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Maximum compatible kernel version

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Since, I was facing the suspend bug, I installed a newer kernel as suggested here. Even although the above mentioned link recommends to install kernel ...
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Ubuntu MATE 14.04: Skype font, mouse and look bug

i recently installed Ubuntu MATE 14.04 on my computer, I want have skype but this happend: (Mouse also changed (old ugly black kde mouse)). Any solution to fix this bug?
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Is that possible to add memory to the / partition?

I think I made a mistake while installing my Ubuntu operation system because now there's no free space on the / partition. I already have unallocated memory though. Can that help? Gparted ...
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Should I downgrade to (reinstall) 14.04 LTS or 15.10?

Succinctness has never been my forte so apologies in advance; I've bolded the actual question but the background may be useful. This question is a little wooly but it'd be nice to know what I should ...
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Time is ticking slower in Virtual Ubuntu Server

i do not exactly know what happend but for any reason after restarting Ubuntu the Time in the Virtual Server is ticking slower. I'm using the latest LTS Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. The Host is a ...
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Showing error: no video activated

I am using ubuntu 14.04LTS. On booting os is showing an error : no video mode activted
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Ubuntu functionality with LTS OS [closed]

If I'm using the most updated version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, will I have the same functionality as the 15.10 OS or will I have lesser functionality?
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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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problem when creating bootable usb in ubuntu

i am using ubuntu LTS and i want to create a bootable usb. so I opened the Startup disc creator in ubuntu, the problem is despite I selectIchoose the desired .iso file, it is never listed and hence i ...
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how to find program files on ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu and I used to use windows OS. after installing ubuntu i installed wine software on ubuntu so i can run the .exe files. now I successfully installed the .exe file on ubuntu and as ...
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Can I upgrade to 16.04 without using the software updater and keeping all my data intact?

I'm on 14.04 and the software updater shows no update available. Can I manually download the images and install them but without losing all my data?
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server temporary failure resolving

Freshly install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS SERVER tty1 26 packages can be updated 12 updates are security updates. When I try to use sudo apt-get update This shows up Err:1 http:// ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu Live USB Flash Drive with casper-rw persistent partition

So, I've spent the last day going through similar questions, and can confirm first that this is not a duplicate of: Ubuntu Live-USB Using a "casper-rw" Partition Persistent Ubuntu 14.04 USB fails to ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from Xubuntu 14.04 LTS to Xubuntu 16.04 LTS via USB?

An USB upgrade is the only way I can do it. That's not my computer, his connection is very slow and it would take ages to download it. I had installed the Xubuntu 14.04 LTS via USB, now I'd like to ...
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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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cannot import saved openVPN configuration file in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am trying to import a .ovpn file from the network manager. Here are the steps I follow. Network Manager -> VPN Connections -> configure VPN.. This opens the Network Connections dialogue. Then, Add ...
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To suddenly log-out after upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

When I Upgraded my system from 15.10 to 16.04, one my drive was mounted and after restart gave a message like : /dev/sda3: clean, 236680/38944768 files, 12412333/155760896 blocks and now after and ...
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Mouse Problems (Latest LTS)

So i just installed Ubuntu to a USB drive (not the installation disk, the actual OS) and started it up I could operate normally for 30 seconds or so and then the entire OS froze, with the exception of ...
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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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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I would like to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I launch the Software Updater, I am not prompted to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Anyway, settings for the Software ...
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Slow startup and shutdown after upgrading ubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04

yesterday from terminal I've upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 from terminal. All is gone well but now there is a really slow start up and also on shutdown, like over than a minute! Can something went ...
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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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Can I use Docker Machine on Ubuntu Snappy?

Can I run Docker Machine (and Virtual Box) on Snappy? Are there smaller docker images that work better than others? For example: https://hub.docker.com/r/tatsushid/tinycore/ My Goal: Run Docker ...
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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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Upgrading to 16.04 LTS

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS about a month ago. And just my luck, a few weeks later they release 16.04 LTS. I was wondering how, or if, I could upgrade to 16.04 LTS? Do I have to do a clean ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi stops working

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to connect to a wireless network and it successfully connects and works for a few minutes but all of a sudden it stops working and then i've to reconnect again. ...
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packages have been kept back [duplicate]

When I run apt-get upgrade, I am presented with: The following packages have been kept back: apache2 apache2-bin apache2-data linux-cloud-tools-generic-lts-wily ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS “suspend error at second” [duplicate]

please help me, i have problem with the suspend. what ever i do to suspend via close lid or klik suspend button it running well at first. but the second suspend my laptop can't suspend properly, it ...
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LaserJet 3050 printer won't autoselect paper, have to press enter on printer to print

Running ubuntu 14.04 LTS and most current drivers for LaserJet 3050. In any application upon clicking print, the printer processes the job (lights indicate) and then a beep... the printer waits for a ...
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Can not upgrade from 15.10 to 16,04 LTS

I understand I can not upgrade from a beta test version to an LTS if I do not install each update. I can not update my 15.10 because 15.10 does not delete the old kernel when it installs the new one. ...
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How to install linux ubuntu 16.04 lts over linux mint 17.3 [duplicate]

On my hp I've installed linux mint mate 17.3. I try to change appearence of screen to ubuntu, after this change I' ve got screen with only wallpaper. Any memu, any Icon. I would like go back to ...
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Is my AMD hybrid-graphics card supported by Ubuntu 16.04 driver?

so before I try a clean install of 16.04 LTS when it's released, is there any way to find out whether my AMD graphics card is fully supported by the driver? I'm not talking gaming, just the open ...
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Should I upgrade to 16.04LTS from 15.10? [closed]

I am currently running Ubuntu 15.10 and I am considering upgrading to 16.04LTS when it is released. I have lots of stuff on 15.10 that I don't want to lose, so I would prefer not to do a clean install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Enablement Stack has unmet mesa-dev dependencies

I have just updated to the latest LTS Enablement Stack for Ubuntu 14.04.4 using the wiki. I am trying to install some dependencies for building plexhometheater and getting an error. Any ideas what ...
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Backing up Trusty for Xenial

I want to install Xenial Xerus as soon as its final release is out but being an Ubuntu noob there's a fine chance that I might mess things up. I want to know if there's a way to back up my current ...
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Lubuntu LTS how to update

For the next lubuntu LTS is there going to be a way to update to it from the software updater?