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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Firefox Crashing

Since I upgraded to 14.04 LTS my Firefox crashes every few minutes. I asked this question before and there has been not response. I can not get into my Yahoo account. What can I do to resolve this?
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Installing Brother MFC-J5910DW on 14.04 LTS

Newbie at Linux but am having a difficult time trying to install the referenced printer. I have downloaded the driver installer from brother but cannot seem to get it to unzip/run even though I am ...
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How to remove this error “ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSE”?

I have this error on some sites "http" for the most part I'm on Ubuntu. It is the same with other browsers (but not last error pages do not load). I have tried to "Reset browser settings," and clear ...
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When do I need to re-install instead of upgrading?

Actually i need to know if i'm using 14.04 or 15.04 then do i'll need to a fresh installation of os after several time 5 yrs or 9 months?
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UBUNTU 14 LTS Server loaded on RAID 10 system (broke RAID to install) - No operating system found [closed]

So removed the previous as things have now changed: I changed my BIOS (legacy ATA to enhanced) and got Grub to install on /dev/sda BUT still cannot see partitions... grrr... ...
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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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Help with messy Nginx install (Trusty 14.04 Server)

I'm a bit of a noob here. I wanna try out nginx, but got some errors when installing: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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Slow performance and crashing problem [duplicate]

My Samsung netbook (Model Number : Samsung NP-NC108-PO1BD) has 2GB RAM and a 1.6GHz Intel Atom dual core processor. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit version). After the successful installation it is ...
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Burned iso to USB, wiped entire hard drive how ever, Ubuntu doesn't fully install

Downloaded the 64 bit variant Currently have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS burned on a USB flash drive When installing I chose to while everything ony hard drive (leaving windows and wanted nothing to be left ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wireless not working

So I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my Dell studio 1555 and my wifi was working before but after a recent update and upgrade, it stopped working. Here are the contents of my wireless-info.txt file ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS problems

I have a login loop problem, I cannot install any packages to fix anything, what can I do now? I can't load a live disk to reboot or reinstall the OS. Any help would be great.
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Distribution not supported error when trying to install Intel Graphics Installer on Ubuntu 14.04

My processor is Intel core i3 inside x64 bit and RAM is 4 gb. When I used Windows 7 Intel was successfully installing, but now I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and Intel Installer makes me crazy!!! I've tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Supports Facebook messenger ??… How to install facebook messenger app

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS yesterday. While using facebook through browser, it asked whether to install facebook app or not. I said yes and its installed. But while trying to open the facebook ...
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I see gnome-screensaver lock screen instead of unity one. What happened and how to fix it?

For a long time in 14.04.1 LTS I see gnome-screensaver lock screen instead of unity-greeter (or which one is the latest and greatest?). I've already tried to dpkg-reconfigure lightdm and ...
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can't run steam on ubuntu 14.04 lts

i just installed ubuntu 14.04 lts. after installing steam when i try to open it then the following messages shows up after giving the sudo password. i really don't know what to do.help anyone? team ...
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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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How to remove erroneous busy flag in mdadm

I have a system that I'm trying to configure and update to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a pair of drives which were previously the boot system. There are four RAID-1 sets: sda1 and sdb1, sda2 and sdb2, ...
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Neither software updater not sudo apt-get update not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Whenever I run software updater, it shows that show "FAILED TO DOWNLOAD REPOSITORY INFORMATION", and when i run the command sudo apt-get update, it is shows the error below: sudo apt-get update ...
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2015-06-22 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS updates broke login console

I am running several ubuntu 12.04 servers in a virtual and bare metal environment. On 2015-06-19 we applied all available updates to a handful of machines and those updates have broken things. One ...
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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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Corrupted Fonts

I just installed 14.04.2 and certain glyphs are corrupted in Firefox. It only happens at certain zoom levels. If I use Ctrl-mouse-wheel to zoom the page I can make the corruption appear and ...
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black borders around windows

with almost any screen i open i get a black square around them i dont know how this happened and i also dont know how to fix it please help me! :( i've been searching for a while but still can't find ...
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Disable Four-Finger tap to show the Launcher

How can I disable the four-finger touch feature that shows the launcher? I can disable the three-finger touch features with the commands synclient ClickFinger3=15 and synclient TapButton3=15, but not ...
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apt-fast for ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I just upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from ubuntu 12.04 (Which I loved) and now, I cant install apt-fast. My net connection is very slow and I want to download using apt-fast but whenever I add the apt-fast ...
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Differences between ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and 14.10? [closed]

I saw here that there are 2 versions of Ubuntu - 14.04.1 LTS & 14.10. I would like to know the differences between them in terms of user interface, themeing, support, release date, etc, so that ...
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Problem in connecting wired network

Operating System: Ubuntu 14.04 gnome version Wired network shows connecting icon but actually not getting connected
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Tons of Errors in .Xsession

I'm using LXDE with Openbox on Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 (I installed the LTS but had to upgrade the kernel to 3.16 to get my trackpad to work, haven't done a distupgrade though) and I have a bunch of errors ...
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Cannot use Steam after upgrade Trusty 14.04.1 to the 14.04.2 HWE

sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you ...
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How to install Xampp in Ubuntu LTS 14.04 [duplicate]

I need help in installing Xampp on Ubuntu 14.04LTS?
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query last LTS version with Launchpad API

Is there any option to query the Launchpad API for a list of all LTS releases? Otherwise, I can get the releases and their status by from launchpadlib.launchpad import Launchpad, ...
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Ubuntu and Django, no module named 'django'

I have a problem with Django on Ubuntu. When I type python in terminal, terminal returns Python 3.4.1 (default, Jun 2 2015, 15:13:43) [GCC 4.8.2] on linux so it's allright. When I type ...
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Is it safe to remove runit package?

I just upgraded my ubuntu box from 12.04 LST to 14.04 LTS. Now apt-get tells me: The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: runit Use 'apt-get autoremove' ...
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Why Ubuntu 14.04 LTS use linux kernel 3.13?

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS release with linux kernel 3.13 (development version) but not a stable version of linux kernel (3.14 or 3.12). Is thís because of many new features be added in linux kernel 3.13? Can ...
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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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Server went down at a thunderstorm

System is booting up but after the login, I get the following message: no talloc stackframe at ../source3/param/loadparm.c:4864 leaking memory Any advice or help, thanks, Udo
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Gnome cant load desktop

I have problem with ubuntu 14.04 LTS. On Ubuntu I have installed gnome and lubuntu desktop and I´m using gnome. Yesterday I have installed security update and virtualbox update. When I run ubuntu ...
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Touchpad doesn't work after Linux kernel update

Running 12.04 on Dell E6400. Touchpad worked fine just before doing the kernel update that was just pushed out. The Touchpad tab on settings is gone after update and rebooting. Rebooting again does ...
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How to get unity build dependencies after apply the LTS Enablement Stacks?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.2 installation with the LTS Enablement Stacks (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack). I would like to build the Unity package from source to apply some custom ...
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Why choose ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 over other linux distros? [closed]

Trying to white up some notes on why we choose ubuntu over all the other distros out there but it would be good to know what the you guys think is the reason Does ubuntu 12.04/14.04 LTS have a longer ...
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Help needed in switching from ubuntu 14.04 to lubuntu

i am currently using linux ubuntu 14.04 on my very low end computer (it has pentium 4 2.8 ghz, with 1 gb ram and 40gb hdd)! the problem is that it gets really slow every now and than however is much ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.0.4.01 LTS Possible?

My infrastructure is on AWS. All my ec2 server are running on ubuntu 13.10. Since 13.10 is EOL last year, i want to upgrade it to 14.04.01 LTS which has 5 year lifecycle. What i want: i want to ...
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rabbitvcs - still no context menu in ubuntu 14.4 LTS

Per RabbitCVS no context menus in Nautilus I created the symbolic links and downloaded the updated RabbitVCS.py but I still don't have the context menu. IS there anything else I need to do? ...
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How do I opt in to Early Preview of LTS enablement stack?

As explained in the wiki article LTS Enablement Stacks, The Ubuntu LTS enablement stacks provide newer kernel and X support for existing LTS releases. These can be installed manually, or are ...
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upgrading system and lts-trusty packages

I use UBuntu 14.04 LTS and I regular perform a system update: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I found a group of packages which names look like this "package-lts-trusty" , for ...
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Ubuntu logs me out

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed, until now everything was going well, two hours ago, I received a notice from the Update Center and I accepted. An hour later (an hour ago), I went to turn on the hot ...
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How come the kernel on up-to-date Ubuntu-14.04.2_LTS servers are not the same? 3.13 or 3.16

I have multiple servers running Ubuntu-14.04.2_LTS, just occurred to me that some are running the 3.13 kernel while others runs 3.16; all are maintained identically, so what would explain this?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation

During installation of 14.04 LTS base system installation gets an error - kernel installation failed. Please, help with a solution!
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put sleep back on while in fullscreen videos

I have a question regarding activating sleep while in full screen videos on one of my computers. I looked around in system settings to put it on to no avail. Screensaver settings don't work either... ...
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Why does the server version 14.04.1 (supported until 2019) is not available for download?

On the ubuntu.com download page for server, I can only download 14.04.2. But this version is not a LTS (EOL is august 2016). 14.04.1 is supported until 2019 but is not available in the "alternative ...
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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 ...