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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How do I upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04.1 LTS?

So, today is July 21st and this page. gives me an option to download 16.04.1 LTS. However, attempting to upgrade gets me this message - $ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release No ...
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Stuck on a bluetooth problem

I've recently installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS twice -and i discovered that the problem was from the tool katoolin so i didn't install it- after i installed ubuntu the bluetooth didn't work for me. P.S:the ...
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My computer is not receiving the 16.04.1 update [duplicate]

I've read recently that the 16.04.1 update was made public last week. There it says that users of 16.04 should only run the usual system update to receive this upgrade. However I'm not receiving this ...
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16.04.1 is out but still “No new release found” [duplicate]

Ubuntu 16.04.1 was released on 21st July 2016. According to http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/07/ubuntu-16-04-1-lts-released-upgrade Today is also the day that users of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)...
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LTS upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04.1 [duplicate]

I am using 14.04LTS. My PC is not seeing the latest release, rather it is seeing the development release. Please what do I do to be able to the upgrade to the latest LTS version 16.04.1? Thank you
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Install: stuck on step “ubuntu ubiquity: Processing triggers for libgk-pixbuf2.0-0 …”

I'm installing Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS for the first time and the Install is stuck on the progress command: ubuntu ubiquity: Processing triggers for libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 ... This has been stuck for several ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS live boot same as install?

I am planning to buy a cheap pc for school, and was thinking about installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on it. I am not sure if it actually works, so I was planning on testing it with a live boot before ...
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How do I switch from Ubuntu 16.10 to Ubuntu 16.04?

I've accidentally installed Ubuntu from a 16.10 iso image instead of 16.04 and I do not want to reinstall it via a format... Is there a way I can downgrade from 16.10 to 16.04? PS: I desire to ...
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External Hard Drive Wont Run/Can't Access?- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [closed]

So I'm a complete new pc "noob" and have hit the ground running in regards to gaining knowledge in ALL facets of OS and Computers in general. I have Just recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS :), and ...
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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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Lots of kernels not being removed by Bikeshed

I've got an Azure based Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server I ran purge-old-kernels (bikeshed) and it said just 1 kernel was eligible for removal. So I let it remove that one. Then I did a check for all kernels ...
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No WiFi ubuntu 16.04 LTS won't connect to any network! [duplicate]

I had always this problem when the notebook was suspended. But normally with a reboot everything goes right, but not now! Can someone help me? After done lspci -nnk | grep Net -A2 02:00.0 Network ...
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Problem with graphics in 16.04

I have 2011 Asus cm6850 machine with i915 graphics driver and i5 cpu. Ubuntu and Debian worked fine the last 3 years, but with 16.04 the default resolution will not display (1920x1080). I believe ...
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Cannot find other disk partitions after installing Ubuntu

My PC was running on Windows 10. There were 3 partitions on my hard disk. I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and removed Windows 10. But when I open Files application, I cant find any of the disk ...
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Location Services in ubuntu desktop 16.04 LTS 64 Bit

Please tell me about how to use location services in ubuntu 16. There is no button in privacy setting for turning on/off location like in fedora. If there is any other method to do this like typing ...
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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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How long after new LTS release for certifications to come out?

On the Ubuntu certification website (http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/) laptops are only certified through 14.04; it doesn't look like any laptops have been certified with 16.04. Does anyone know ...
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Predict network interface names before upgrading to 16.04

When I upgraded one of my servers I had to adjust network configuration (I use interfaces file) and use the new network interface name. I was lucky that the server runs in a VM and I could access it ...
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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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Wi-Fi connection problem

The necessary wireless network is not showing in the Wi-Fi list , Ubuntu 16.04 LTS , any help appreciated 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (...
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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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System program problem detected message upon trying to login

Today I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell Vostro 200. After the installation, everything appeared to be functioning pretty well. I then noticed it was not installing updates properly and ...
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WebCam image is Fuzzy

I use a Samsung R519 Laptop with an integrated webcam (Webcam SCB-0320N). The image from the WebCam is fuzzy. How can I control the Webcam settings? . Version of Ubuntu Installed Version 16.04 LTS (...
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Some tray icons disappear after shutdown overlay

I just installed and updated Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on my desktop PC. If I click on the power button (top right icon on the desktop), then I click the larger power icon, then I cancel the operation, ...
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What is SNAP and how does this effect me (end user)? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu Mate 16.04 LTS. I keep seeing articles about SNAP. I am just an end-user at home. What is SNAP and how does this, if anything, effect me? What, if anything, do I need to do?
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Ubuntu 16.04 can't boot to desktop after creating windows-shared NTFS partition

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I followed this guide to have a shared partition with Windows 10. I put my Win10 Downloads and Documents folder on the partition. When i had turned off the computer a couple of ...
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How do I get rid of the syndaemon effect?

So recently I was playing some TF2, and my trackpad was really messing up with my aim. (I use a laptop.) I decided to search for some fixes that would only effect the trackpad. I came across the ...
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Superkey not working (16.04 LTS)

I recently installed 16.04 LTS and noticed the option to install with winkeys. I did not choose this. Is this why the superkey isn't working? If so; is there any other way than reinstalling?
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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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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 v4.4.8-...
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Why is unattended-upgrades activated by default?

I just migrated from CentOS to Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS. I chose "no" when it asked me to do automatic updates during the setup. However, I just realized that by default unattended-upgrades is ...
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ThinkPad T430 Linux

Forgive me if this is a question that has been asked many times before. I am a complete newbie when it comes to Ubuntu, or Linux for that matter. I just received a ThinkPad T430 without an operating ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop no Gui [duplicate]

I just enabled Hyper-V on my i7-6700k (Win10 Pro). I tried to install Desktop Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64Bit as a virtual machine. When I created the machine I used Generation 2 (this mean UEFI Bios etc). ...
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How do I install an antivirus on Ubuntu Mate? [Failed]

This is the error I get when attempting to install the 64-bit version for Ubuntu. This is what I'm running: On this machine: Thus far, everything works flawlessly but I haven't been able to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS freezes when selecting try Ubuntu

I just got a new laptop and I'm trying to install the newest version of Ubuntu Gnome on it. Every time I try and boot from my live USB it freezes on the loading screen that just has the Gnome logo on ...
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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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Copasi installation

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 16LTS and am trying to install in the home/Programmes directory the Copasi program either through the terminal or extracting it to the directory. Everything looks fine but I ...
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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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How to make sure I stay on Linux kernel version 3.13 (Ubuntu 14.04)?

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday, because my WiFi adapter is not supported in 16.04. I am told this is likely due to the Linux kernel. In order for my computer's WiFi adapter to ...
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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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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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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 ...