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 ensure my upgraded server remains on the LTS?

I'd like to upgrade my server from non-LTS (Saucy) to the new LTS (Trusty Tahr). In other words, once Ubuntu 14.10 will be out (next scheduled release after 14.04), I would like to remain on the LTS ...
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How do you use OpenVPN with these settings?

client proto udp dev tun remote xxxxxxxx port 1194 #route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 #http-proxy-retry route-method exe route-delay 2 keepalive 3 15 resolv-retry infinite nobind persist-key persist-tun auth none ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS crashes after login

Decided to upgrade to the new LTS today, so I backed up my data and created a live usb with unetbootin and wiped my drive clean. Install was a little clunky but everything seemed to go just fine. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Bluetooth not working

I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts. Now, I can send files to my phone from PC but the reverse is not possible. There's a small lock sign subscripting the bluetooth icon in menu bar. Does ...
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Is upgrading from LTS to LTS as reliable as doing a fresh install?

Having run into many snags and stability issues when upgrading (update-manager -d) from just release to release (For example: 13.04 - 13.10), I soon learned and have been told that it is always more ...
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Why do Ubuntu & Lubuntu 14.04 have different support periods?

This doesn't make sense. I rather have LXDE as my desktop so I use Lubuntu. But why is Ubuntu 14.04's LTS support period 5 years when Lubuntu 14.04's is only 3 years? Do they not use the same ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation problems

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Compaq Presario S5010IL desktop with AMD Athlon (tm) XP 2400 2 GHz with 1Gb DDR1 ram. I get the error message "Start loading graphic devices - Fail". How ...
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Windows 8 w/ Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [on hold]

Hello I've been having a GRUB Problem with Windows and Ubuntu. The problem is that GRUB Isn't booting up Windows 8 (Not 8.1). Since when installed Ubuntu on here I'm not able to boot up to Windows 8 ...
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softwareidentfying [on hold]

What is the letter/character in command (dmesg X grep.ms0) as represented by the letter x.This is the command to find out if a recorder was recognised and what key/keys do you use to create it.I ...
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April 2014 update taken, bootup hangs at Stopping System V runlevel compatibility

I've seen other threads related to my current situation, but the solutions posted didn't help... After accepting updates this morning, my system halts at "Stopping System V runlevel compatibility" ...
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When will PostgreSQL 9.3 be supported on any version of Ubuntu LTS?

according to http://packages.ubuntu.com/saucy-updates/database/ the latest version of PostgreSQL that's supported in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is 9.1, specifically the package name is postgresql-9.1 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 or 13.04 or 12.04?

I have used ubuntu 13.10 for last month. I enjoyed using it, but it was very buggy and unstable. Every now and then I experienced random freezes, mishappens and various other bugs. Because of this ...
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Which recognized flavors of Ubuntu have been granted the LTS status for 14.04?

The recognized flavors of Ubuntu as of 14.04 release are: Edubuntu - Ubuntu for Education Ubuntu GNOME - Ubuntu with a pure GNOME desktop Kubuntu - Ubuntu with the KDE desktop environment Kubuntu ...
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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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I need to skip the Grub menu on a dual-boot system [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, but I share the computer with my family who use Windows 7, so I want to skip the GRUB menu and allow to boot to Windows automatically, and to enter the GRUB only if I ...
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Update openssl to 1.x on 10.04 LTS to avoid heartbleed vulnerability

As ubuntu 10.04 is an LTS with support until 2015 I fully expected to be able to find an update to openssl and be able to update to openssl 1.x and libssl1.0.0 to avoid the heartbleed vulnerability. ...
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How to uninstall ubuntu 12.04 in one partition with windows 7? [closed]

anyone can tell me how to uninstall ubuntu which has been installed alongside with windows 7, but in one partition? I usually see wubi or ubuntu in windows 7 program list, but this doesn't happen when ...
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Samba Shares not working after reboot

After a reboot of a Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-35-generic x86_64) LTS server, the samba shares are no longer working. Details: Connecting to the samba shares from a Windows server using ...
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Do I go for LTS or not? [duplicate]

I don’t know which version to use! I'm currently running 13.10 and have heard that new versions are coming out this month. My computing needs are simple and I have an older HP laptop. Do I go for the ...
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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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Safety of installing software

Is it possible to safely install "safe" software for a newer version of Ubuntu than the one I am using? For example, I would like to install a higher than standard version of pgAdmin3 on Ubuntu 12. ...
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How can I install Celtx 2.9.7 properly on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux and I want to install and use the newest version of the screenwriting software Celtx on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. After trying ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu now, or wait for 14.04? [closed]

So, I really like to try out Ubuntu, because I would like to use something new on my computer. Now, I have got a UEFI based motherboard with secure boot enabled. (An Asus B85M-G) But my question is, ...
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how to use foxpro on ubuntu

I want to run foxpro 2.6 (foxprox.exe) on Ubuntu. Anybody can guide me how to use this? I have tried wine and dosemu for creating dos environment, but unsuccessful. I have windows2008 server and ...
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How do I place this file in Ubuntu? (In parallels / OSX)

I need to place a file in the /etc/ directory, and I'm unable to copy/paste text into vi. Since this file is in a Parallels (on OSX) virtual machine, I'm not sure what my options are.
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Has Any on installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit Desktop on Hp Proliant ML350e G8

HP ProLiant ML350e G8 5U Tower Server - 1 x Intel Xeon E5-2407 v2 2.4GHz HP 2x8GB 1Rx4 PC3-12800R-11 Kit Serial ATA/600 RAID Supported Controller HP 3x 500GB 6G SATA 7.2k 3.5in SC MDL HDD
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How do I bypass The TTY login on ubuntu 12.04 lts and what is it?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I want to know what is a tty login. I was opening my laptop and the screen went black and was written "Ubuntu 12.04 LTS harshira-HP-ProBook-445-G1 tty1". Now it does not go ...
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How to install Canon LBP2900 printer in ubuntu 12.10

Sir.. I have recently upgraded to ubuntu 12.10. I recently bought Canon LBP2900 printer. Unfortunately I tried to install it ..there is no use. Please tell me how to install it and work with it.
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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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Login screen loops unless you login as Guest

I am running a VMWare Player with a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangloin as Guest on my Windows 7. Sometimes I get the shutdown blue screen error in Windows, this time it happened when I was running the ...
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How to only perform LTS upgrades?

I know I've seen this documented somewhere before, but what's the option to keep update-manager from prompting for updates except for LTS-to-LTS releases?
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How To Install Gnome Desktop on ubuntu 12.04 lts? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I Want To Know That of there is a way by which i can have a desktop like this one in the photo: This In Not Gnome Classic. I dont want Gnome Classic
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Should I update to an LTS release?

This is probably still too early to worry about, but I'm just curious. I am not currently using an LTS Ubuntu on my laptop. Now, when the next LTS comes out, should I upgrade? Or should I skip this ...
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Is there such a thing as the “go live” for LTS pre-release builds of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

For certain pre-release builds of software products it is guaranteed that they can be used already in production - and more importantly can be upgraded to the final version. Is there such a thing for ...
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Why cups keeps putting printer to “sleep”? No erros are shown and it stops printing

I use some old machines as print servers using Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS CUPS. Some times we have this problem that the printer share is there the server receives the job but nothing happens. The ...
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Makedepend: Command not found

I'm trying to compile a source code and I'm getting this error make[1]: makedepend: Command not found Do you have any suggestions? I have Ubuntu 12 04 LTS, 2.6.28-17 kernel and gcc version 4.6.3
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Nvidia drivers making unity not working fine

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Gigabyte P35K. Unity was working fine at the first boot, but then I installed the Nvidia driver and now when I move a window it is pretty slow, when I take the ...
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Is There A Lens For Google Search On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I was wondering that if there is a google search lens for ubuntu? Thanks Guys :)
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Gksu Naulitus is not working [closed]

I am using ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to change permissions of a file so i typed gksu naulitus. it asked my password andstl i entered it and nothing happened. What should I do?
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What Is A kernel and how do I remove unused Kernels? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts. I am new to ubuntu and i get this warning that 0 bytes are remaining on the volume /boot. i asked a question :This is the link to it So I Got replies saying i should remove ...
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Is the latest provided php5 package in an LTS distribution secure?

I need to update php5 on a 12.04 LTS production server. The latest candidate provided is 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.9. Is that version patched to be secure for use in a production environment? PHP is up to ...
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Why does ubuntu 12.04 LTS provide samba4 alpha?

I was surprised to see an alpha package in an LTS release. Why put such an alpha package in an LTS release, no matter how stable it can be? It can be misleading for careless people who didn' t check ...
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What does Ubuntu mean by “support” for its releases?

Whenever Ubuntu releases a new version during six months, they offer support for that version for the coming six months right? What does that support mean? Does it mean that I cannot use apt-get to ...
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Security updates for the universe repository for LTS releases?

What happens if there is a security problem in a package in the universe repository four years after the 12.04 LTS release; will the package be updated from upstream, patched, or left alone? It's my ...
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VirtualBox “Not installing X Window System drivers” Is it HWE Stack related?

I am running 12.04 with the LTS Hardware Enablement Stacks as my VirtualBox host. (I'm using lts-raring and VirtualBox 4.2.20.) When setting up a new Kubuntu 14.04 guest with Virtual box, upon ...
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What is wrong when I get this kind of error message all the time? [duplicate]

There is a "Do not drive"-traffic sign in the notification area in my laptop's right corner and it shows me this error message: E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with ...
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Get the kernel version from lts package?

How do I determine the kernel version that a package like linux-image-generic-lts-saucy will install? Basically I'd like to get what uname -r would report before I actually install this kernel so I ...
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Upgrade Kernel to 3.8.0-35-generic fails to boot. “Gave up waiting for root device”

The previous kernel 3.8.0-34 was fine, and is still fine when I choose "older kernels" from the GRUB screen at boot. Note, this is a corporate system on VMware and using LVM as per defaults. Have ...
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Why Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Cloud images don't come with backported kernels?

Why the latest Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS Cloud Images (http://uec-images.ubuntu.com/releases/12.04/release) does not come with the latest kernel, the linux-generic-lts-raring ? Any special reason to not ...