Questions related to Ubuntu's support period.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
4answers
3k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
673 views

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.
6
votes
2answers
542 views

What happens when support has ended for a specific version of Ubuntu?

So old versions of Ubuntu are unsupported. What does that mean?
4
votes
2answers
9k views

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?
10
votes
2answers
388 views

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?
5
votes
4answers
5k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
341 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
156 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
419 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Used recursive chown on the root directory [closed]

Im gonna need some help restoring my ssh settings as i screwed everything up by calling this command: chown -R user / At the moment im not able to access the site through ssh/ftp since the ...