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What does `lsb` stands for in `lsb_release`?

I can get Ubuntu version by lsb_release -a. To remember this command I want to know what stands for the lsb? I found "Linux Standard Base" here. Is this right?
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error 503:Packages.gz naming problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: error 503: service unavailable when using apt-get update behind proxy Here is the detailed information(I have choosen the best source server): W:Failed to fetch ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu know the word 'Ubuntu'?

It seems odd that I have to teach Ubuntu the word 'Ubuntu'. Why doesn't it know itself. Are there any plans to fix this? It's been like this for as long as I can remember. I'm currently on 10.10. ...
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What is the correct pronunciation of 'Ubuntu'?

I have never been good at deciphering the pronunciation guides: ubuntu |oǒ'boǒntoō| What is the best way to describe the pronunciation with like sounding words for each syllable? "oǒ": ? ...
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How can I find the name of a Package?

I want to create links to software within Software Center using the APTURL - However, I'm not sure how to find out the true "package name". What is the easiest way to discover a package's name for use ...
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Why is the default background image named “warty-final-ubuntu.png”?

Why is the default background image still named /usr/share/backgrounds/warty-final-ubuntu.png? It's not Warty, and it's not even a PNG: $ file /usr/share/backgrounds/warty-final-ubuntu.png ...