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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi disconnect

After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit , my wifi after time off, the dmesg tells me the following: wlan0 : deauthenticated from 00:40:10:10:00:03 ( Reason : 7) [ 1201.967245 ] cfg80211 : Calling ...
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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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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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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 -fgnu89-...
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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 linux-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, disabling Sticky Edges in sysSettings/Display doesn't disable sticky edges

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Since I've got two monitors, the very first thing I've tried doing was configuring them: whether I disable the sticky edges (and apply the change) or not, nothing ...
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restrict access to Internet in guest session in 14.04 LTS

Ciao! I am using ubuntu 14:04 LTS and would like to restrict access to the Internet in guest session at particular times, for example, in use from 10 am to 12 pm and from 5 pm to 7 pm. For all the ...
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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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Settings and configurations are not saved on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I recently installed 12.04 LTS. Whenever I rearrange the launcher icons they reset to their initial order after a reboot. Also, although I can change the time and date settings, none of the changes ...
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Ubuntu server boots, then shows blinking cursor

My Ubuntu server boots but then shows a blinking cursor. It passes GRUB and I get the boot log output and all seems fine, however I get no shell after booting. I can boot into recovery just fine ...
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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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Should I downgrade to (reinstall) 14.04 LTS or 15.10?

Succinctness has never been my forte so apologies in advance; I've bolded the actual question but the background may be useful. This question is a little wooly but it'd be nice to know what I should ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server temporary failure resolving

Freshly install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS SERVER tty1 26 packages can be updated 12 updates are security updates. When I try to use sudo apt-get update This shows up Err:1 http:// ro.archive....
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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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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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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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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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ubuntu 14.04 LTS bluetooth mouse connects but doesn't move the pointer or is not working

As you can see below, my Bluetooth mouse is connected, but it doesn't move the pointer and all the mouse buttons doesn't work too. I believe it might need some settings to be done, but I don't know ...
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Having trouble getting duckdns to work in 14.04.2 LTS

I'm trying to get DNS working for my odroid-C1 Ubuntu but running into this weird problem, error message saying symbol lookup error but my libjavascriptcoregtk-3.0 package is the newest and greatest. ...
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Please help me to write “lsb-release” again on Ubuntu 14.04!

I had to edit this in lsb-release to make Intel installer working on my Ubuntu 14.04, but occasionally I deleted everything in lsb. Please help me to write this txt file again! (use code below): This ...
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Error while modifing an image using guestfish

I tried to modify my .qcow2 image using guestfish guestfish --rw -a parsecROI.img.qcow2 Welcome to guestfish, the libguestfs filesystem interactive shell for editing virtual machine filesystems. ...
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could not apply the stored config for monitors - 14.04 update

Last night the auto update file was downloaded and when it was through I turned off my computer. This morning on booting up and signing in I get the Could not update message the rest of which reads: ...
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Ubuntu not switching open windows like MS Windows OS

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. One thing I noticed bugging me really bad that I did not notice in previous releases is the automatic switching of open windows. For example, when I download a file the option ...
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Problems with Compiz on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am currently dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my system(3 gb RAM, i3 , 320 GB HDD). I recently installed the Compiz Config Manager along with Compiz Pluginz. Realizing that they would not be much ...
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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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Can not install updates on ubuntu 12.04 LTS!

Here is what i get when trying to install the update: first I get a window message with all this: W:Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/source/Sources 403 Forbidden , ...
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Installed Ubuntu 10.04 on USB - Now I need it on an HDD

I'm undoubtedly a newbie in all this. After reading so many reviews and pushed by a moody pogoplug set up at home (for backing up data and streaming of files), I tried to make my laptops and ipad ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Time is ticking slower in Virtual Ubuntu Server

i do not exactly know what happend but for any reason after restarting Ubuntu the Time in the Virtual Server is ticking slower. I'm using the latest LTS Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. The Host is a ...
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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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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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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. I'...
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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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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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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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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 ...