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 to enable Wi-Fi in HP ProBook 455G?

As in title, after changing operating system from 12.04 lts I can't connect to Wi-Fi, Ethernet connection works. It doesn't shows anything about Wi-Fi like disconnected. In software & updates I ...
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With Ubuntu LTS, what are all the support options available? (my ubuntu doesn't work after an update.)

with Ubuntu LTS, what are all the support options available? I got LTS thinking there may be some support available. Is this question and answer forum the only support option? I ask because I got an ...
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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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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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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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v 14.04 LTS - GIF - Total system Crash

So all I'm doing is viewing my GIF collection in Image Viewer, and then out of the blue, the screen freezes and then everything fails: The screen displays "There is no Video input". However the ...
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all is gone from desktop , 14.04 after trying to install xplico

today i tried installing xplico , but then i needed to install python 3.3 , which when i did , i let it run , and fell asleep. in the mean time i wasn't aware of what's going on (maybe since iv'e a ...
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says report problem but does not do anything

while i was installing ubuntu 14.04 lts my laptop ran out of battery while installation was going on. After restarting the laptop it is reporting some error but is not giving any solution for it. What ...
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Lenovo G50-80 Network not working

I have a Lenovo G50-80, I'm running Ubuntu from USB (haven't installed it yet). I was about to install it, but I noticed the wifi wasn't working.. I have a wifi chip built inside, and I'm afraid my ...
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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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Flash player making my machine sleep while in full screen [duplicate]

For some odd reason, whenever I'm watching a video in full screen, my machine decides to sleep on me. I looked around in the settings and I could not find anything. Any suggestions on what to do? I ...
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How does Ubuntu LTS work?

With the 14.04.3 out are the prior releases of 14.04 (14.04.1, 14.04.2) fully supported or Canonical expect users to upgrade to 14.04.3 as soon as possible ?
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No sound after upgrading 12.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and did sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade; The upgrade took about 30 minutes to complete, and, after restarting the ...
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Install packages from LTS Hardware Enablement Stack for Ubuntu 14.04.3 has unmet dependancies

I was able to install the new kernel,3.19, however, when I try to get the new packages for the hardware enablement stack and attempt this command sudo apt-get install --install-recommends ...
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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 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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Recommended OS and kernel upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS [closed]

We have a few servers running on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64. I would like to know what is the recommended OS and kernel upgrade for that particular version. And how can I do it ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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 ...