Questions about the release procedures for a release, including policies, stable release updates, and distribution upgrades.

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Where is bitcoind package? [on hold]

I can't find bitcoind packages. # apt-cache search bitcoin bfgminer - multi-threaded multi-pool ASIC, FPGA and GPU bitcoin miner cgminer - multi-threaded multi-pool Bitcoin miner electrum - Easy to ...
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“Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support”

My ubuntu system now says; Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support on 07. aug. 2014. After this date security updates for critical parts (kernel and graphics ...
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differences are between “precise” and “precise-updates” and “precise-backports”?

In /etc/apt/source.list, deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise universe deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise universe deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ ...
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Release configuration problem with Synaptic Package Manager

I recently updated my Ubuntu 10 (lucid) to 14 (trusty). Now the synaptic package manager refuses to start saying: E: The value 'lucid' is invalid for APT::Default-Release as such a release is not ...
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Does intel stack driver included in new point release 12.04.4?

Does new point release ubuntu 12.04.4 has intel graphic driver by default becoz ubuntu 12.04 doesnt have that in ubuntu 12.04 when i click details in setting menu it comes as non in graphics but ...
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Why I don't see LTS on the ISO filename downloaded?

I downloaded this Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a mac plus the windows version but I don't see LTS on the ISO file name. Any hint?
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WIll EOL releases no longer be archived?

According to this How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? question, EOL releases are archived to http://old-releases.ubuntu.com. But currently, I cannot see Ubuntu 12.10 and ...
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What have become of Ubuntu JeOS? Does it have a successor?

A while ago Ubuntu had a variant called "JeOS" (J ust e nough O perating S ystem). It was a minimal CD image (.iso) that one could use to get a minimal operating system installation, that could be ...
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How can I get Ubuntu? . I cant download it [duplicate]

Ever since I got my laptop, I have been wanting to explore Ubuntu. But unluckily, I can't download it because I do not have an internet connection. I have tried many times, but downloading it from ...
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What is a good workflow to develop/test/release packages via apt repositories?

We are currently looking for a workflow to manage Ubuntu packages and releases within apt repositories. Until now our small team did the development in git. One occasionally used the master branch to ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu Server 11.04 signature error [duplicate]

Hope somebody can point me in the right direction. When i do a do-release-upgrade i get an error about signature. sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new ubuntu release Your Ubuntu release is not ...
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What is “Feature Definition Freeze”?

In the Trusty Tahr release schedule there are two phases called Feature Definition Freeze and Feature Freeze. It is pretty clear what the latter means but the wiki description of the first is not so ...
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Updates for Ubuntu LTS Desktop versus LTS Server

I still have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Desktop on my systems. 10.04 Desktop has reached end of life. I understand that means there will be no more security updates for this product. Is that correct? Ubuntu ...
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Where I can see Lintian build logs?

As a mainly Debian user, I love to see the PTS with several reports about all the packages for Debian repositories, including Lintian reports. I've check out the Testing Tracker but I haven't seen ...
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When does Ubuntu development begins on the next version after the current release?

When does Ubuntu development begins on the next version after the current release? Is it like 2 months after the current release, several weeks? I am just wondering, since I want the daily build of ...
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How do I get the disk image daily build of the current development version?

I was wounding how can I tried the daily-build of Ubuntu, if development has began? I want to try it because I like the bleeding edge of software.
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Why was the virtualbox package removed from the 14.04 repository?

I'm having some problems trying to run my Windows XP virtual machine after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 today. When I tried to start it a message dialog was displayed saying that the kernel drivers ...
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What's the difference of the first Point-Release with the initial Stable-Release of an LTS? [duplicate]

So Ubuntu-14.04 Trusty-Tahr is out and it looks awesome! I use LTS editions on my main work machine (laptop) and currently I'm on Ubuntu-12.04 but I'm very eager to perform a fresh install of Trusty. ...
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Is it possible to know which recognized flavor I am running using terminal?

I have a set of functions in bash script which I want to run only on particular flavors of Ubuntu. For example, I want to run the following if I am running Unity: gsettings set ...
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Precise to Trusty Upgrade? No Notification so far [duplicate]

I checked the settings of my update manager (cf picture below), but I have received no notification so far for Trusty, I was wondering if this was normal, or if I would have to install it manually? ...
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How to get Ubuntu distribution's full code name?

$ lsb_release -c Codename: trusty $ cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 14.04 LTS \n \l $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=trusty DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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What are the 3 flavours in ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I can find these 3 flavours on Ubuntu download page, but previously, I could find only 32 and 64 bit versions. Can anybody explain about each? 64-bit 32-bit (for machines with less than 2GB RAM) ...
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I can't start the upgrade form 13.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I first ran sudo apt-get update, then tried the following commands and they all failed sudo do-release-upgrade sudo do-release-upgrade -d sudo do-release-upgrade -p Each of the previous commands ...
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Why I had redirected while downloading Ubuntu ISO?

Usually when I download a Ubuntu ISO from Ubuntu.com, I got it from *.Ubuntu.com path, a while ago; when I started the 14.04 Download, I got redirected to ...
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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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From where to download Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [closed]

When I am going to download ubuntu desktop on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/, I can not see ubuntu 14.04, there is only 12.04 and 13.10. From where can I download the final ubuntu14.04 lts ...
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Is Python 2 removed from 14.04 CD images?

I haven't seen an update on the status of removing Python 2 from the CD images, and this page has last been updated late 2013.
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In what time 14.04 will be released? [duplicate]

I actually mean todays hour and minutes according to South Africa time?
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Will there be armel images for 14.04?

Looking at this page, it looks like armel arch will not be provided for 14.04. I'd that the case? Why so and when did this happen? As a sidenote, I run armel 12.04 on my embedded systems, and haven't ...
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Specify point release on d-i preseeding

Can I specify point release, say, "12.04.3" instead of "precise" in preseed.cfg for kickstart installation? When I specify precise in d-i mirror/suite like d-i mirror/suite precise it will ...
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What was the first version of Ubuntu and where can I find it?

This wiki page lists Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog) as the first Ubuntu released by Canonical Ltd. But I wanted to know whether there ever was an Ubuntu 1.x, as in Windows or Mac OS. If yes, is it ...
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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 ...
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Why 13.04 Raring is not in http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/

I'm trying to install software (bundlebee) from the old 13.04 ubuntu release following this instructions but it isnt working. I think thats because in http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ there aren't a ...
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Is my kernel safe to use?

I am running Ubuntu server 12.04 and my fresh installation is using the 3.2.0-60-generic kernel, however when I go to https://www.kernel.org/ it says the latest stable kernel is only 3.14 I don't ...
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Can't fetch from old-releases.ubuntu.com

Has the package management for old unsupported systems been changed? I have my sources.list set up to fetch from old-releases.ubuntu.com but all I get when doing an apt-get is: Could not connect to ...
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Will Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Update? [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr request me to update when the actual LST gets released or will I have to manually download another image file and install on virtualbox?
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10.04 LTS next release after 2.6.32-57-server

We'll be soon doing a kernel upgrade of a lot of boxes running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to 2.6.32-57-server. Because we have a patched driver as part of the setup we are interested in the release date of the ...
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Debian Unstable equivalent in Ubuntu

I want use Ubuntu with the latest stable software instead of latest stable packages. As far as I'm aware the Debian equivalent is the Debian Unstable version. Is the daily live images released by ...
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What are the various files at cdimage.ubuntu.com daily builds?

On http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/ there are various files. they can be categorized by two ways. Architecture i386 amd64 amd64+mac Extension of file .OVERSIZED .manifest .metalink ...
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MinimalCD for beta version of Ubuntu?

I've got an older server that's being difficult. It has a CD drive, but it won't accept a DVD drive. I would like to repurpose this old server and install Ubuntu 14 on it. Past versions of Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, Upgrade Path for Final Beta -> Release? [duplicate]

I need to build out a new server with long term support. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is in Final Beta. See Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Final Beta released. I'm OK with using a Final Beta before the Release ...
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Should I install Ubuntu 14.04 after release? [closed]

Will 14.04 be good for install just after release or shall I wait few months for it's revision?
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Ubuntu 14.04 beta update compatibility [closed]

I would like to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Notebook and I am wondering if the beta could be easily updated to later release clients? Are there any official sources that ensure update compatibility? ...
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Does Lubuntu have a future? [closed]

I have some old, lower-end hardware (P4, 2.0 GHz, 1 GB RAM) onto which I have installed Lubuntu 13. 10 as my first venture into Linux. For the most part, everything has been fine and the learning ...
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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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How to do-release-upgrade with automatic yes to all continue and disable reboot after upgrade completion

How do I disable reboot after do-release-upgrade? Is that even possible? How do I automatically answer y to all continue during do-release-upgrade`?
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Why is there no beta 1 release of Ubuntu?

Why is there no release of Ubuntu 14.04 Beta 1? There is a release for all of the Ubuntu spin-off's (Xubuntu,Lubuntu,etc) but nothing specific to Ubuntu that I've found.
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Is there any issue if we keep using an old unsupported Ubuntu release (e.g. 13.04)? [duplicate]

I did install an Ubuntu release 13.04 recently alongside Windows 7. I tried to update Langugae support then, but could not download all related package for the same may be because it was not available ...
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When do you release UbuntuEdge? [closed]

Ubuntu Edge is very good,but when do you release it?
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10.04 still receiving updates

I was under the impression that I was running 10.04 desktop on my laptop, but I am still receiving updates, latest 30 mins ago. Is there a method to determine which distribution was initially ...