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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The Timestamping inside Ubuntu turns out to be controlled by US and Foreign Patents - how do we deal with this? [on hold]

I have a problem - turns out all timestamping inside all UBUNTU systems violates a US Patent for which there is an illegally filed and abandoned instance in the EU. It creates a criminal fraud from ...
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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? [on hold]

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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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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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

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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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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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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cant install rhythmbox in xenial

when I try sudo apt install rhythmbox I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean ...
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upgrade from 15.04 to 16.04 directly without go 15.10 [duplicate]

Now I'm using ubuntu 15.04 LTS 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 ...
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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? [on hold]

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?
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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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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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Doom 3 BFG starts(native) but with purple and random colours

I had to install propietary AMD drivers because the open source ones would give black screen and low fps Sytem Specs: OS:Ubuntu Gnome 14.04LTS 64bits RAM:8GB VRAM:1GB Graphic card: AMD radeon R5 ...
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Ubuntu 14 inside Win 7 32bit

How to install Ubuntu 14 alongside Win 7 32bit? Tried and went well onto DVD but will not install on Computer. Please Help
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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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Are modern Ubuntu installs compatible with ancient Kernel versions?

On Ask Ubuntu we occasionally see people with problems like: I'm running 10.04 Lucid LTS on my toaster. I'd like to upgrade but I have expensive proprietary hardware that only has drivers for ...
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Hp Zbook 17 G3 Mobile workstation with Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installation problem

I have an Hp Zbook 17 G3 Mobile work station with the following specs Core i7-6700HQ 17 G3, Nvidia Quadro M2000M, 16 GB DDR4, 1TB 7200RPM. The problem is I have installed win 7 on it (corporate ...
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How can I upgrade the Ubuntu LTS kernel to newer?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 64-bit on my desktop PC and I see the kernel in System Monitor is 3.5.0-23 but in Ubuntu 12.04.2 in my laptop the kernel is 3.2.0-38. I have already tried to run the ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 LTS failed with a kernel panic [closed]

I tried to upgrade to 16.04 from 14.04 using update-manager -d. After installing new packages/updates, my system is not booting. it's showing the following error. drm_kms_helper : panic occurred, ...
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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 16.04 ATI Radeon HD 5450 Graphics Support [closed]

In 16.04 LTS support for AMD proprietary drivers has been dropped. Instead there's an open source AMDGPU driver. My Question: Will the ATI Radeon HD 5450 work with the open source AMDGPU driver?
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No Display (HDMI)

This is what happens: When I boot from a live USB (Xubuntu), I get the display of 1024x768 with no sound but still I atleast get a display. When I boot from the main hard-disk, I do not ALWAYS get ...
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Are LTS releases close to being expired?

I've been considering upgrading my system from 14.04, but have been reading that LTS releases are probably the best for the long run. That being said I noticed that Ubuntu 14.04 will be discontinued ...
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Partial update done, system is not booting to 15.10. Need help in recovering my home folder

So recently I did a partial update on my 14.04 LTS. I guess the update was for 15.10. the update was complete but i dont know what went wrong. the system did not boot properly after updates. I tried ...
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Wifi card not detected by Ubuntu, is detected by IPcop

I have a Dlink dwl530 PCI WiFi card installed on the PCI bus of an Ubuntu PC. I have used this card with the IPcop distro, so I was surprised it didn't work. The output of sudo lshw -C network PCI ...
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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 enter image description here
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS server Strongswan vpn server

Does somebody knows a good tutorial for strongswan ipsec vpn server on Ubuntu 14.04 that realty works with android phones with xauth and PSK? ipsec.conf files will be appreciated. Thanks.
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How to open session with fingerprint?

After installing fingerprint reader and verifying that it is working, it works with sudo but does not work for opening a session. I use 14.04 LTS. Do any one has a solution ?
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How to change default download location to an SD card?

I put Ubuntu on a chromebook through crouton but the chromebook's memory is very small, so I have a SD card in the chromebook to expand the memory. Is there a way to make the default location for ...
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Failed to start Load Kernel Modules - update from 14.04 to 15.10

I did a sudo do-release-upgrade after changing my update configuration to normal from lts. But the PC now boots with this error message: I checked and couldn't find an appropriate solution other ...
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Which Kernel should we use on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I am currently using 14.04.3 LTS and running 3.13.0-79-generic (released 19 February 2016) on a notebook. Is this the latest kernel?, and as a rule of thumb should we be using the latest kernel? ...