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Questions tagged [lts]

LTS stands for "Long Term Support release". These Ubuntu releases are considered to be especially stable and receive official support longer than normal releases. A new LTS comes out every 2 years.

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Bring back Guest sessions

Is there any way you could revive Guest Sessions in a future LTS distro? Guest sessions are good security - they give me just enough power to do what I need to do on a daily basis without risking my ...
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Cmath library in Ubuntu app error for pow()

I compiled a code on UBUNTU app using cmath library for raising powers, but it shows an error.
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Gateway timeout when running apt-get update

When I run apt-get update on my ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, I get the following error messages Hit:1 https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu bionic InRelease Err:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/communitheme/ppa/...
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KDE Plasma4 desktop PPA for current LTS?

I'm still on KUbuntu 14.04LTS but with a considerable number of personal upgrades including Qt4, kdelibs4, kdepim4 (and plenty of other packages through my own PPAs) and the kernel (local build). I ...
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What Plasma versions will be available within 18.04 LTS?

I like Kubuntu 18.04 a lot, it is very stable and maybe the best Linux I ever used. I am facing some minor problems (like here and here) that are possibly fixed in the newer versions of Plasma (5.13), ...
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Removing Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

Does anyone know any software or commands I can run to remove Ubuntu? I'm trying to reinstall Windows since I need certain software only available on Windows
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Ubuntu Stuck at Reloop login and boot screen

I have Problem with my Ubuntu.. when the Ubuntu goes to login. it's back to boot screen and back again to login.And unlimited reloop.I am sorry the picture is blur. because my camera is bad. ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on D Drive without SWAP Drive?

I have windows 7 Ultimate on my COMPAQ CQ61 laptop. I have used old version of Ubuntu (might be 13.something) which I directly installed on D drive (long back). I want to use 16.04 LTS now but needs ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Server kernel panic on Linux 4.15.x kernel

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server then upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and then to latest LTS version of Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Server. Updates changed the running kernel version to. Now my computer has ...
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About Graphics Driver Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

My device is Asus X550LN Intel® Core™ i3-4010U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4 GeForce 840M/PCIe/SSE2 Now i have installed nVidia Geforce 840m driver. should i need to install Intel graphics driver also ? If ...
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Install Canon LiDE 300 on Ubuntu 18.04

Unable to install Canon LiDE 300 on Ubuntu 18.04. How to solve it?
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS Setup, formatting and reinstalling it [closed]

Is there any way possible that I will not reformat and reinstall the whole server for our local network? If there's any would gladly appreciate it. Thanks in advance
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unstable 18.04 on acer E 15 laptop

I have recently installed ubuntu 18.04 on an acer E15 laptop. Everything seems to work but the computer randomly shuts down and goes for re-start in the middle of doing things such as web searches ...
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Should I now upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

Ubuntu is nagging me to update. Looking around, I see that 16.04 LTS has now reached the end of “hardware and maintenance updates”, but continues to supply “maintenance updates” for some time. Is ...
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Why does Apparmor fail after I install MySQL on 18.04.1 LTS?

I have a test web server that I'm trying to add MySQL to then further mumps. After installation of MySQL AppArmor(aa) has a parser failure and has an exit-code 123. I have purged the MySQL ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu 16.04 LTS i386, 32 bit

After several years of beeing very happy with Ubuntu, happily using the 16.04 LTS i386, 32 bit for some time. There was an option popping up to upgrade to 18.04 LTS. I was hesitating for some time but ...
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R5 M430 AMD graphics card driver on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

When I installed Ubuntu 18.10 my graphic card was detected, but I switched to LTS version because of bugs, but on the 18.04.1 LTS version my card was not detected, so is there any chance they add the ...
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End of life PHP 7.0 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

The end of life of PHP 7.0 is planned for December 3, 2018 but Ubuntu's support for version 16.04 LTS ends in 2021. The question is, what happens to PHP 7.0 from December? Does Canonical assume ...
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Refresh option in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [closed]

I'm new to Ubuntu . I want a 'refresh' option, like in Windows when you right click on desktop, because it doesn't get refreshed automaticaly. Can anyone help me to get that option in Ubuntu? How to ...
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ubuntu 18.04 LTS server login interface is not visiable clearly

whenever I start the server, please see my login page in the given image, can anyone give the suggestion how to resolve it? i m using hardware i.e. HP proliant ML30 gen 9 with os: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, 64 ...
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Unattended-upgrades disagrees with update-notifier

Ubuntu Server 18 LTS here, with unattended-upgrades installed, and security repo enabled. It is working, as confirmed by tail /var/log/unattended-upgrades/unattended-upgrades.log. Running sudo ...
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Does Xubuntu 18.04 have support only 3 years while Ubuntu 18.04 has 10 years? [duplicate]

I just saw that Xubuntu 18.04 will have LTS support only until 2021 while the standard Ubuntu 18.04 will have LTS support until 2028. Is this correct? Aren't the updates for Xubuntu and Ubuntu coming ...
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iowait CPU usage excessively high

So ive been trying to diagnose an issue with my Ubuntu Server VM running super slow, I run Ubuntu Server 18.04LTS with docker installed, ive been using netdata to try and monitor system stats and its ...
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What is the process for updating from one LTS to the next LTS?

I just installed Kubuntu 18.04 LTS. I have been receiving and installing maintenance updates. When a new LTS release becomes available down the road - say for example - 20.xx LTS, what is the ...
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Will 18.04 receive any of the updates in 18.10?

I'm new to Linux, but I'm considering installing Ubuntu onto my X1 Carbon 6th Gen and I was wondering whether to go for 18.10 with only 9 months' support or the LTS version. My concerns about 18.04 ...
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What are the specifics of 18.04's ten year support?

Apparently Shuttleworth announced at the OpenStack Summit that Ubuntu 18.04 will have ten years of support (originally cited ZDnet article). But neither the Ubuntu website nor the Ubuntu wiki have ...
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18.04 LTS Samba error 'net usershare' returned error 255

I use Ubuntu 18.04 LTS as my media server. I have 2 hdds that I share to a Windows PC to feed files to the Ubuntu media server. This morning I couldn't connect to one of the drives via Windows ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS length of support if installing Xubuntu Packages [duplicate]

We are using Ubuntu Server 18.04, and is supposed to have 5 years of support, but we also need a graphical GUI and we want to install Xubuntu packages. Since Xubuntu 18.04 only has 3 years of support,...
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Ubuntu 18 LTS : Network not started at system startup

After a big system freeze linked to a Jenkins frozen build, not network interfaces started at system boot. Every time i boot, i have to do: ifconfig eth0 up then dhclient -v eth0 and service ...
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Touch overlay not responding on ubuntu 16.04 while in portrait mode

Running Ubuntu 16.04 and the touch overlay is responding while in landscape mode but when i rotate the screen to portrait mode the touch overlay not responding. I would like it to respond in portrait ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS: problem installing curl

I'm starting on a fresh Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS desktop installation, but can't install curl: student@laptop:~/osm-install$ sudo apt install curl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Lost Application that Displays my Installed Apps

I am using xubuntu 18.04 lts. I can no longer list my installed apps nor can I access apps that are available nor remove unwanted apps. Somehow I managed to delete this app and want to reinstall it.
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Error Upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

with Ubuntu what does "installed systemd-shim package post-removal script subprocess returned error exit status 2" mean and how do I get rid of it?
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Megasync installation on Lubuntu 18.04 32bit

is there a way to install megasync on 18.04 LTS Lubuntu? Downloads in megasync has only 64bit version for (L)Ubuntu 18.04. My only chance as a newbie is to go back to Lubuntu 16.04 LTS TIA for any ...
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In every update aptd crashes with TypeError on 16.04.5 LTS

I have been using Ubuntu 16.04.5 64-bit LTS for quite some time and intend to use it a little bit more. However, recently I noticed I am getting an internal error due to aptd every time there is an ...
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No user input on previewing a file that has no installed handler

I'm using the included filesystem browser, hitting the SPACE bar will give a preview of a selected file. If the selected file has no handler there is a popup saying "Additional Package Required", the ...
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Wasted Screen Space on Gnome / Ubuntu

A year or so ago, I asked this question Wasted screen space due to multiple horizontal bars at the top when an application is open in GNOME desktop In the end I decided to stick with 16.04 LTS. I am ...
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What is the point of LTS releases if they contain outdated packages? [duplicate]

As the title says. What's the point of the LTS if I have to update anyway at least every 2 years because the packages aren't updated to new versions and hence quickly contain non-supported versions?
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error message on starting up “could not config / find gio.io” ubuntu 18.04

Since about three weeks I reliably receive a brief error message at the top of the screen - at start-up and after waking up a thinkpad T530. the message only displays for a few seconds and then ...
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How to download Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

Could you please help me download Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop. I am new to this, and I really need help. I have a step by step guide I printed from the website, and on Step 4, it is asking me to to ...
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How can I install Seamonkey on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?

I got a tar.bz2 file but the help I found didn't help so I thought I'd ask here. I downloaded the linux 32-bit file on their main site. My system is 64-bit. The link on that site downloaded these ...
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Conky for Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.1 LTS

I've had a downgrade on conky to fix the bugs.However,even with a 1.9.0-4 version it don't works as I expected.When I download some skins(the most of them) they don't appear on my desktop,have a bug ...
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16.04 LTS suddenly not allowing login

Webserver and DB still running fine, but cannot login to web portal of server and cannot login to SSH anymore. Desktop is the same result, only way to restore is reboot. System runs for several weeks ...
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How to reconfigure keyboard input toggle shortcut

I have been trying to set a shortcut for changing between input languages and at some point a window popped up that asked me to set that shortcut. After that whenever I use that key to toggle it only ...
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How do I get the old user-based login screen to work in 18.04

I remember back in the day if I had 3 accounts on my Ubuntu system and each had a different wallpaper I would see each wallpaper at the login screen (depending on which account was selected). Now in ...
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How to keep the pointer from drifting between screens when using joint displays?

Ideally I'd prefer using them as two separate work stations rather than the current set up which assumes both screens are next to each other. Any ideas?
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18.04 LTS upgrade (16.04) Failed to reboot

Also entered here: Suspend Issues on Ubuntu 18.04 (and other flavours) – Troubleshooting and Fixes I've kept my 16.04 lts consistently updated and chose to upgrade today to 18.04 lts. I followed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS Drive D: /

There is a problem in my Drive D:/. The Drive can't read the CD and DVD correctly. It opens only one or two CDs, music and game, and doesn't open the others. I don't know if the problem comes from the ...
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Version conflict in zlib1g, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

as a dependency for a software I wanted to update ZLIB from 1.2.8 to 1.2.9, following this comment, but I realised too late, that there is no 1.2.9 for Ubuntu 16.04, so I broke things and the first ...
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How do I revert to the previous GUI? [duplicate]

I upgraded from 16LTS to 18. Among other problems, I am stuggling with this interface. How can I go back to the old interface?