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How long are older point-releases of LTS supported? [duplicate]

Ubuntu LTS versions receive 5 years of support. Occasionally, new point-releases are made for LTS versions. For example, Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS was released on July 24 2014, which replaces 14.04. How ...
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can i install ubuntu 14.04 instead windows 8 in acer e1 572

I have Acer E1 572, and I want to install Ubuntu 14.04. instead of windows 8 will it work(Run) will it support A E1-572 correctly without any interruption :) thanks w
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When I log in, the screen is just my backdrop and mouse. HELP! [duplicate]

I have tried so many things and I cannot get this thing to work, guest account or my admin. They do not load up for some reason after downloading my new Nvidia driver.
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Donations to ubuntu? Fiscal deduction?

1) Is there any online facility to donate to Ubuntu on a recurrent (monthly) basis? 2) Are there any fiscal/tax deductions for doing so? If so, in what countries?
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Adding A Language support on My Os

I have a custom font in My language, I want to integrate that to the language option in Ubuntu . How could I Do that ?
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Are there any Pros/Cons to using an older LTS? [closed]

14.04 LTS Has been giving me one headache after another, it is pretty much a project to get very small things to work, also it is just overall slower and less responsive than any other Ubuntu version ...
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wallch doesn't support jpeg pictures

wallch doesn't support jpeg pictures .What should i install to use jpeg pictures as wallpaper slideshow in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version desktop?
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AptURL and Firefox 3.0

So... another stupid question (I've got a bunch of 'em, lol) On a previous thread, I was informed that I might give Firefox the AptURL ability because I had had trouble downloading from GetDeb ...
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I am unclear on this: Are WUBI Installations actually supported on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I am unclear on this: Are WUBI Installations supported on Ubuntu 14.04? Yes; I know it is on the disk, but I find myself confused why it was put back on there, and questioning whether this was an ...
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Is it possible to access and use all the files in the hard disk in both windows as well as Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is it possible to access and use all the files in the hard disk in both windows as well as Ubuntu? Also; What is a swap area? Where can I find someone who can help me with installation?
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Using Ubuntu Past Support Cycle

Hi I am new to linux in general but after trying way too many distro's i have found the one i like is the new Ubuntu Mate-Remix is the nice looks of ubuntu but without Unity which i do not like ...
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cannot install 14.04 [closed]

I am on an old windows 7 64 bit PC/ I can run and install the 10., 12.but not the 13. and 14.04.l ?? oh, the 13 is a 13.04 not 13.10... could I change something in (services) that will allow me to ...
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How to find if my hardware supported by Ubuntu? [duplicate]

It is better to let make sure if System can/will be worked effectively & efficiently. So, Before installing Ubuntu, I have question as follows: I want to know how can I find if my hardware like ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 end of support

13.10 ends support today, I want to do a clean install of 14.04.1,but it arrives next week,is it highly risk to wait fot 14.04.1 one week with 13.10 no supported? Thanks.
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 End of Support

I have a pc for working with 12.04.3, I've read that it will lost support, do I need to install 14.04.1? I would like to use 12.04 until 2017, it works great and as we use it for working I would'n ...
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Question/Help about community-supprot services provided by Ubuntu

The following community support services provided by Ubuntu:- Askubuntu Launchpad Answers Ubuntu forums Discourse I want to get information for Which & When should I use from above? In other ...
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Enterprise Support for Juju

From whatever I have read and come to know about Juju, it is still a very much open source project. Does it also have an enterprise version/support subscription? More akin to Chef hosted services and ...
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About Ubuntu Support

I want to ask about the Pricing Model for Ubuntu Support for Server Deployments from canonical on the order of 30 instances (12.04 and 14.04 LTS) What is the pricing and support framework that ...
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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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How many years of support I would get if I install multiple desktop environments?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS has 5 years of support. Other flavors have different support so... What if I install Ubuntu first, then I install lubuntu-desktop (which has shorter support time)? Would the DE ...
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Is there any list of laptops/desktops that fully work with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where to find information about ubuntu compatible or certified hardware/PC models Support for hardware components I bought a Dell XPS 15 (l502x) and i always have some ...
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Which version of ubuntu would run the best? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which version of Ubuntu can I install on these specs? I have an old computer and I wanted to know which version of Ubuntu OS would run the best on it. My conputer ...
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Does Canonical provide paid support for individuals?

Does Canonical provide paid support for individuals or is it only for multiple desktop/severer businesses? If not for individuals, is paid support available anywhere? Thank you.
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Ubuntu 10.04 still supported but 10.10 not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does Ubuntu mean by “support” for its releases? Can someone explain to me why an Ubuntu version that is released later and has a higher version number ...
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Issues with compiz on ubuntu 12.04!Which configuration should i choose? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the problem?Workspace switching during bricscad drafting with zooming with mouse wheel! i am running bricscad v12 (info here) and i realized that when i zoom in ...
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Supported Hardware List

To start I should admit that I haven't done much work in Ubuntu in a few years. I am wondering is if there is still a single, canonical source of the hardware supported by the newest distribution of ...
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Microscope Support

I work in a medical place where they want to move to Linux (And guess which Distro I will recommend ^^ ). But before I do this I need to find if there is such support for Microscopes in Ubuntu. In ...
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How to get support for paid software from Ubuntu Software Center

After buying and installing a game via the Ubuntu Software Centre, I find the software does not work. But where do I turn to for support? The game company says it does not support its game ported to ...
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No response on Ubuntu One Support [closed]

I submitted a support question to ubuntuone-support@canonical.com 6 days ago, received an automated response and nothing since. I have replied a few times looking for an update and nothing. This is ...
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Installing SATA 1TB 8MB Seagate ST1000LM024 5400rpm

I'm installing Ubuntu 11.10 on "Seagate ST1000LM024 5400rpm" which is "1T HDD/8G SSD" disk. Do I need to do something to use features of hybrid HDD/SSD? If this disk doesn't support Ubuntu or the ...
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Option for PCs with low disk space?

I am planning on running stock Ubuntu 12.04 on most of my PC's in order to get the five year LTS release support (and perhaps I will update one every six months out of curiousity). I have an eeePC ...
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How many years is 11.10 supported?

I have installed ubuntu 11.10 to my dell notebook. I am very satisfied so far. how many years will it be supported from ubuntu. or should I install long term support version?
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VirtualBox gives incorrect keybindings

I installed the 11.10 VirtualBox image from http://virtualboxes.org/images/ubuntu/ on my Windows 8 Developer Preview x64 machine running VirtualBox 4.1.8. I've previously installed it manually from ...
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multitouch support for magic mouse on further releases?

In older questions on internet i found that the magic-mouse multitouch-support should work since 11.04. Now we have 11.10 and i didn't find any news, that here is a multitouch-support planned for ...
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How do I get an Hp Scanjet 2300c working? [closed]

After i connect my HP Scanjet 2300c, Ubuntu 11.10 won't detect it. I have searched for a driver in the internet but i still haven't found any compatible driver for the Scanjet 2300c.
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My zte ac 8700 usb modem is not recognized. What should I do?

I am a new user to Ubuntu. I have seen Ubuntu on Youtube got attracted, so I installed it on my Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Netbook as a software in win 7 starter. Everything is good, but when comes to ...
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Live Support/Chat App for Ubuntu

Yesterday I was testing the ProvideSupport software from the same providesupport.com site. It had an Ubuntu installer and all but after checking out pricing I was wondering if Ubuntu or in the Linux ...
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Does 32-bit PAE with more than 4GB RAM improve speed?

I would like to buy a Thinkpad T420 with 8GB RAM configuration and install specifically 32-bit Ubuntu Desktop with PAE as I heard that 64-bit version has some issues such as providing support for ...
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Display Driver Issue on an hp TX2-1160ea Notebook

I'm new to Linux and recently switched to Ubuntu 11.04 due to my project requirement. My laptop has been freezing and going to black screen of death when I run anything related to display (Share ...
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Will Samsung laptops be fully (OOTB) supported by Ubuntu?

Power management like: suspend, hibernate, open/close LID, optimal ("healthy") disc activity, internal modem, backlight control, FN keys etc. Will it be fully supported by Ubuntu out of the box? So ...
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What happens when support has ended for a specific version of Ubuntu?

So old versions of Ubuntu are unsupported. What does that mean?
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Icons on the panel and launcher are the wrong color

I have an icon problem with Ubuntu Natty: the ones on the panel are all black; the icons on the launcher have some color, but aren't all the right icons. It has been this way since I installed Natty. ...
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How well does an ATI mobility radeon hd 5650 work?

Getting a new laptop soon with the ati mobility radeon hd 5650, and just wondering if the card will be supported (unofficially or oficially is all the same) by unity in natty?
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How do I check the external hard disk I purchase would support Ubuntu or other linux platforms

I planning to by a 1TB portable external hard disk. I have a budget of Rs 6000( US $136 approx. ) . How do I check the external hard disk that I purchase would support operations for multiple OS's( ...
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How can I get a complete list of non-standard repositories in use?

While doing some support audits I'd like to know what would be the most efficient/compact way to get a list of all extra reporitories being used on a given Ubuntu workstation using command line (not ...
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Switching graphics in Ubuntu ATI

Will Switching graphics be supported in Ubuntu in the near Future ? I have a Hp dv6 with an Ati 5650 , but it only get reconiced as a Ati 4200, that means really bad performance. I read that this is ...
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Technical help for disk space allocation

im trying to install Ubuntu but am facing some problems with data allocations. apparently the current partitions made it such that i cant install this OS without erasing the current one (Windows 7) ...
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Manhattan [Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series] support on 10.10

Not long ago, Canonical published a database of supported components for Ubuntu, and I noticed, that my video card Manhattan [Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series] have full support only at Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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How can I burn an ISO file to a blank disk?

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 10.10 ISO file and am trying to burn it to a blank disc so that I can install it, using Ubuntu 8.04. I have a dual boot system with Windows and Ubuntu. Here's my ...
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Is there an official Ubuntu free technical support team?

I have found that there is an "Ubuntu Support Team" at https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-helpteam but I am not sure it's official or active. Please note that I am not referring to bug fixing support, I am ...