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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 Kubuntu ...
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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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When is Ububtu 14.04 due? [duplicate]

When is new version Ubuntu 14.04 expected?On what date, can I download it?
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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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Is ubuntu 14.04 out? [duplicate]

So I haven't been on here in a while, and it seems like a lot of people are having problems with Ubuntu 14.04. Has it been released yet, or are they using a beta version?
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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 ...
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Where can I find a complete list of all Ubuntu releases and life terms? [duplicate]

I am running Lubuntu and it does not have LTS releases, so I want to know if my version is EOL or not and what versions are. I know of the Releases page on the wiki, but that only covers Ubuntu, not ...
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Rolling Release in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Has Canonical decided to use a rolling release style in Ubuntu 14.04? Will the normal 6 months release and 2 year updates continue?
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VirtualBox release key after a few seconds

I am using Ubuntu in VirtualBox and it works pretty fine, but there is a problem that I am having since I started using it. I use Emacs and therefore, I use a lot of combinations/shortcuts/bindings ...
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Which Ubuntu version has more support here and on the forums? 12.04 or 13.10? [closed]

I am planning to install Ubuntu, but I want something that is stable and I want to count on the support of the community as well because I need it a lot. My computer is not a standard (meaning I ...
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amule Ed2k link for ubuntu releases? [closed]

Why there is not any Ed2k link to download Ubuntu.ISO image in Ubuntu.com? I Know that there is other programs like Torrent, jidgo etc. Amule is another one why not?
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Will LTS releases continue to have old binaries and libraries after its end of life?

This pertains to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When PHP 5.3 goes end-of-life later this year, will Ubuntu 12.04 continue with PHP 5.3 (with backported security fixes?) or will there be a move to PHP 5.4?
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Is the development version of Ubuntu cloned from the immediate previous stable release?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and saw that it showed Ubuntu 13.10 while installing. I could confirm I installed Ubuntu 14.04 when I did this on a terminal: lsb_release -a and got this as output: ...
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How to determine the architecture of an installation or Live CD/DVD?

How can I determine which architecture (x86 or x64) my Ubuntu installation medium is for? I don't have it installed, I just need to know which files on the installation media I can use to determine ...
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Last Supported Version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

What is the last supported version of Ubuntu to date? I thought version 4.1 was still supported, but I fear not. Someone told me that 10.4 may still be supported. For test purposes, I have been ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS Bind Upgrade Question

I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS with with BIND 9.8.1-P1 + to make sure I have the latest updates I ran sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo dist-upgrade This all worked fine but I ...
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How to check the software version of each ubuntu release? [duplicate]

Could we check the software versions in each Ubuntu release without install the OS? And what's the software versions in next release?
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Is there a Ubuntu Server Minimal CD?

Is there a Ubuntu Server Minimal CD? This can be helpful when you want to install Ubuntu on a server through KVM by selecting a local ISO file and the upload speed on your local computer is not great. ...
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How to spread Ubuntu's message easily?

A few years ago I was unaware of Ubuntu and its motto. I could understand it from the video in 'Examples'. Besides this video, is there any thing implemented for all users to get at least the ...
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Where can I get older versions of Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I have an old Compaq NC6000 computer, and the newest kernels don't work. I need to use an older version of Lubuntu. Where can I download the older versions lf Lubuntu?
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How to identify Ubuntu's Release version via the GUI?

I can identify Windows' Releases very easily even after the login process is over. Ubuntu's Desktops are similar between releases. Is it possible to identify the release by looking at Ubuntu's ...
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What's the difference between LTS and Normar releases?

In the download section I see choices for versions 13.10 and 12.04. Also, I notice that 13.10 will be supported for 9 months and 12.04 LTS has support until year 2017. I have read information in this ...
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How do I get Ubuntu source code?

I have to port Ubuntu 12.04.2 to Freescale i.Mx6 processor. I understand 12.04.2 has to be cross compiled for ARM - so where do I get source of Precise Pangolin? Please suggest.
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When new strings to be translated will be available on Launchpad for the next release? [closed]

Does anybody know when new strings to be translated will be available on Launchpad? If I try to open the translation page for this new version, I receive this notification: Translations for this ...
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What is Ubuntu's *-series?

I read that u-series Ubuntu release that will be delivered in October 2014, designated 14.10 is not derived from another series. What is this u-series and what are the other series? Is there going to ...
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How I can know the version of the software included with each release?

I need to know the version of any piece of software included with Ubuntu and the ones that provides support before downloading and installing Ubuntu. I need to know what are the versions of all the ...
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What is the newest version of PHP/MySQL for Ubuntu 10.04?

I'm just trying to make sure I am getting the right information, since I won't have access to my server for a few days. So what is the newest version of PHP/MySQL for Ubuntu 10.04? I am currently ...
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Packages supported until October 2013 (18m)

I m on Ubuntu 12.04 and i get shown some packages from main are supported until October 2013 after running ubuntu-support-status. Why is this, since main will get support til 2017?! It states that - ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 is still beta! [duplicate]

I wish to upgrade my current Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. While upgrading via software updater, it popped up a window with information that "Ubuntu 13.10 is beta". So, may I know when it would be ...
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Which remixes of Ubuntu are officially supported|branded by Canonical? [duplicate]

Like the topic. I know that the Unity remix is the official one, but is this the only one? I know about Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome.., but which of them and others are offcial remixes?
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Where I can find the status of the released versions of Ubuntu?

I want to know where I can find updated information about all the stables and in-development versions of Ubuntu, where I can find this information? This question is mean to be a canonical ...
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What Happens When I Upgrade Ubuntu?

I just need some advice on upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04. What happens when I upgrade? Do my files, settings, and internet bookmarks stay intact? I can't find any resources to help me with this.