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 12.04 -> 14.04 : libc6

I just tried to upgrade a 12.04.5 server to 14.04.1 and got the following error message during the upgrade of the libc6-bin package: (Lese Datenbank ... 408104 Dateien und Verzeichnisse sind ...
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How can I control the lighting screen in Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have tried to manually reduce the scan from my computer, but it is still too strong. I have Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. The model of my computer is HP.
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What happens after 5 years LTS period expires?

What happens after 5 years LTS period expires? - I have not used it for that long, but, I am concerned as to what do I need to do when this period ends?
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How to run Cyberfox 44.0, or is Software Updater broke?

I cannot run Cyberfox 44.0 on 14.04 LTS, issues with libstdc++.so.6 version 3.4.21. They say I have an older version. I checked, and LTS is now 14.04.3, but Software Updater never asked me to go ...
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Restrictions when updating LTS to Normal

I have a server running 14.04.3 LTS. I followed these instructions to update it to a normal release. However, this failed with a message indicating the there was no suitable release available, or ...
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Unsupported Ubuntus - is it safe to continue with them?

I'll try to be as clear as I can about this, hoping to get clear answers. I have Ubuntu Studio 15.10, which is not an LTS version, and will only be supported till July 2016. Does that mean there ...
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Cursor theme problem

I recently change my cursors to look like the osx cursor but when im on the desktop the cursor is default... but then when I go into an apllication like google chrome the cursor turns into the mac ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with Windows 10 UEFI GUID custom installation

I have used Ubuntu for many years and someone gave me a computer with Windows 8, later updated to 8.1 and, finally, to 10. The thing is I want to install Ubuntu LTS (14.04.3) alongside Windows 10 ...
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What is release date for next long term release? [duplicate]

I'm getting tired of reloading new systems on my ancient laptop. I started with Mint, then went to Ubuntu 15.04. Will I be able to go directly to the next long term release (and rest a little)?
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I am currently running on 3.13.0-76-generic Kernel version on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, How to upgrade it to the latest version?

I am currently using Ubuntu 3.13.0-76-generic Kernel Version and I want to upgrade it to latest stable version? Also What are the advantages of using latest kernel versions.
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how to use my wired connection internet for accessing internet on mobile phones [duplicate]

how to use my wired connection internet for accessing internet on mobile phones.i am unable to create hotspot. command "sudo-ap hotspot" start says not found
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Will the latest versions of software in Ubuntu daily image stay in the LTS?

I am testing the daily built image of the upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (as of Jan 2016). And I see latest version of almost anything I want to use. The question I have is, are these latest versions ...
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PROBLEM: Asus win10 Dual boot with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have disabled fast startup. I am using a live USB holding ubuntu. After reboot, I can enter to the menu But after selecting either "try ubuntu without installing" or "install ubuntu", the system ...
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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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Help with installation after HDD SATA replacement in laptop (Toshiba AMD A6)

Will this fix my installation issue, if I just go to 15.10. I was trying OEM, sudo clean, update, install, kodi, --fix, fix-missing...nothings works...also I have checked BIOS and the new SATA HDD is ...
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Proper Install instruction for installing PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have followed the instructions on several site to install PostgreSQL on 14.04 however none have been successful. There has been different failures from unmet dependencies to simply not installing at ...
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JfreeChart not giving exception after migrating from Ubuntu Desktop 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I've migrated from ubuntu v10.04 LTS (desktop edition) to Ubuntu v14.04 LTS (server edition). While running my java utility it creates charts using jFreeChart. The display driver used for the ubuntu ...
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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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How to browse package versions for a particular Ubuntu LTS point release

I want to determine which version of a particular package is included in a particular LTS point release. E.g. I know from here that package openssl was at package version 1.0.1f-1ubuntu2 when 14.04 ...
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Password Request gone after installing gksu

After installing gksu many programs don't ask for password anymore and thus don't work as intendet. (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) Examples: usb-creator-gtk starts up and writes image but unable to modify ...
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When does Trusty Tahr 14.04 LTS expire?

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases The EOL date for Trusty Tahr (14.04) is blank. When is End Of Life?
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2048 game will not open (Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware Player)

I've found this site : http://www.unixmen.com/install-2048-game-ubuntu/ I downloaded the open-source puzzler @ http://sourceforge.net/projects/linuxfreedomfor/files/ubuntu/2048_1_all.deb & ...
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max Memory and Storage capacity of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Does anybody know what is the maximum Memory(RAM) capacity and HDD(Storage) capacity for both 32-bit version and 64-bit version of 14.04 LTS? Same Ubuntu 13.10 32 & 64 bit versions too.
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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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Fresh install Ubuntu 14.04.03 boots every second time

Fresh install. One boot is blank purple screen, second boot - normal, third - blank purple, forth - normal and so on. Can this be fixed? I use entire disk encrytption LVM
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unable to access my user account

i had a new operating system installed on my computer ( linux ) i'm not familiar with the program. always had windows. one of the problems i am now having, amongst others is, i am only able to use my ...
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Web cam not getting detected

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. Previously it was Windows. Earlier my laptop's webcam was working fine, but now it isn't. I don't think it's due to hardware failure. It's ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 can't login / No sound

can't log in this question may be a duplicate but I didn't found a answer to my problem in the other threads. When I try to login at the typical login screen the screen just "reloads". I'm 100% ...
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Cannot install programs in Ubuntu 14.04

I get this pop up each time I try to download some program online! Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or ...
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Intermittent Mouse

Recently, my mouse has started to not work properly. Sometimes I will boot my computer and the mouse will move the cursor, but won't click on anything. After restarting the computer a couple of times, ...
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libreoffice 4.4 without gui change

i install the last libre office version 4.4 in my ubuntu 14.04 LTS but the gui does not change . repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-prereleases
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How to upgrade the nouveau driver in 14.04 LTS?

The nouveau driver in my LTS works great (I don't miss the NVidia driver), but there's one little nitpick that doesn't work very well: suspend. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. So I would ...
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What to do after installing lts HWE kernel?

I installed the lts HWE kernel from this answer sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-utopic xserver-xorg-lts-utopic libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic libegl1-mesa-drivers-lts-utopic ...
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Unity unresponsive after login; restarting Unity from tty works

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on an older machine. After login, Unity becomes unresponsive. I can move the cursor, but no keyboard command or click seems to have any effect. Moving to tty and ...
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failed to intall on the right disk

so today i got my server and i tried to install ubuntu server 14.04 LTS from my Universal Serial Bus stick and i have 8 disk on the server with 148 gb on each, when i get to the point where i am going ...
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error while running sudo apt-get update, E: dpkg was interrupted

When I run sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get upgrade this error appears E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. and when I run sudo dpkg ...
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how long is my Ubuntu supported?

i have Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installed i heard that lts versions are supported for 5 years but why only 14.04.1 is supported for 5 years and not 14.04.3 ? even though 14.04.3 is LTS ? im confused why do ...
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Samsung laptop Ubuntu sees the wifi but does not connect

I know there are a thousand of these questions around, but I tried a few and did not get any results, so I decided to open a new question. The NetworkConnections thing sees the wifi connection, but ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 sometimes does not suspend when laptop lid closed

Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Set to suspend when lid closed. Mostly it works - often I can use it for a week, suspending and resuming with no problems. But sometimes something changes and it stops working: ...
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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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GNOME Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and Enablement Stack?

I am confused with some points with https://wiki.ubuntu.com/TrustyTahr/ReleaseNotes/UbuntuGNOME If I install this version whith Enablement Stack I will have security updates for 3 years? or by ...
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Memory usage between Ubuntu releases

What is the difference in memory usage between LTS Ubuntu releases. I rent a Dreamhost VPS with 300Mb that provides Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS and I am afraid that if I upgrade I will lose ability to run ...
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How I assign a new internal IP address to my eth0 adapter on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS?

Sorry if my english is not soo good. I hope someone can help. I installed and configured an Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS system. I configured a home network, manually, assigning static IP to the GUI ...
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14.04 Ethernet does not work

i downloaded ubuntu yesterday and i am unable to connect to internet. I have a HP Stream and neither an ethernet or a wireless connection will work. I use a Linksys usb to Ethernet and a comcast ...
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What's the difference between a Long Term Support Release and a Normal Release?

What are the differences between an Ubuntu Long Term Support release (LTS) and a normal release?
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eglibc-2.19 nptl compilation failed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was trying to build eglibc-2.19 which I downloaded through apt-get source libc6 I followed the INSTALL instructions but got this error when it ran into nptl, gcc sem_init.c -c -std=gnu99 ...
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Migrating from broken motherboard

I have a 14.04 LTS Server that I use for virtualisation with KVM. The server has two hard drives with RAID 1 using mdadm (pretty standard as set with the Ubuntu installer). Yesterday, the motherboard ...