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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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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 (ZDnet article). But neither the Ubuntu website nor the Ubuntu wiki have been updated to ...
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How to properly speed up 16.04 LTS GUI on computer with ATI ES1000 card?

I have recently purchased an older server computer and installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on it. I am experiencing some delay in Unity, I believe due to my graphics card being weak, and wondered what the ...
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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

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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Ubuntu 18.04 lts Composer+drush results in php warning

I installed composer globally, and then install drush globally as well. When I run drush status for the first time the command was not found, so I found a tutorial and it said I need to add some path ...
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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?
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Minimal Ubuntu, LTS?

According to wiki.ubuntu.com the LTS designation applies only to specific subsets of Ubuntu archive and the LTS may not apply to all flavours and remixes of Ubuntu. Can anyone tell me if the new ...
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Choppy / Unusable Install after download? Also doesn't accept password?

I installed 18.04 Server first, and it never accepted the password I created (even after going into the command line to change it). So I downloaded the ISO for 18.04 Desktop and installed it without ...
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Sound icon missing in 18.04

Using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS MATE. The sound icon in the top panel has suddenly disappeared. Installed another user account and the icon shows in that account. Tried several solutions here on AskUbuntu, ...
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Preventing LTS upgrade to another version of ubuntu

I have several computers and people on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64bit and I would like to stay on that version. There use to be an option that says LTS version updates only (or something like that) now it ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS still not offering dist-upgrade to 18.04 LTS

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. From what I understand, by now, sudo do-release-upgrade should offer an upgrade to 18.04 LTS, but I still get No new release found. when trying that. What else could I ...
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18.04 LTS freezes during start with black screen

Since Yesterday I see black screen with various lines ending with "Started Hold until boot process finishes up" same with manual turn off and restart, Can anyone help? At least recover files and ...
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Why is Ubuntu 18.04 using Kernel 4.15 [duplicate]

Why is Ubuntu 18.04 using Kernel 4.15 although that's not an LTS-Kernel? Since 18.04 is supported for at least 5 years that seems like a strange choice.
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Multimonitorsetup: Move starter to bottom on single monitor

I'm running a triple monitor setup and with the left monitor in portrait orientation. Setup I'd like to move the starter bar to the bottom only on the left monitor and keep it on the left on the other ...
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Is it possible to upgrade not to LTS? 16.04.2 to 16.04.4 for example (while 16.04.5 is LTS)

I need to update to a specific point version not to LTS, is it possible? For example from: 16.04.2 to 16.04.4 (while 16.04.5 is LTS) I don't want to mark specific files or packages just to use a ...
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Unable to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04, no real error?

I received the notice that there's an update for my desktop install, but I'm unable to do so. There's no real error messages that I can see. I've run sudo apt autoremove, sudo apt upgrade, and sudo ...
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LTS upgrade to 18.04.1 stuck

My LTS upgrade to 18.04.1 has been on "Installing the upgrades" for the last 6 hours on an Intel Core i3 machine. Nothing seems to be happening except regeneration of kworker threads. What's the ...
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Upgrade to 18.04.01 from 16.04 LTS… Login but no Gnome Gui

Wondering if others are having issues getting 18.04.01 from 16.04 LTS up and running. I just upgraded via the terminal. I am able to login to my machine, but it hangs at the wallpaper/splash screen. ...
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How do software versions are ported (or not) in a LTS version?

I run 18.04 on my main server and I have a hard time to exactly understand what "LTS" means: does "Long Time Support" mean that whatever software is installed on day one, at that "version", will be ...
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arrow on bottom right side in Ubuntu budgie

what is the purpose of the arrow on bottom right side in Ubuntu budgie. how to remove it. it go away after restart and comes back after sometimes. i don't think i have installed/added anything for the ...
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Occasional blank screen in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on an HP laptop

Installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on an HP ProBook 650 G1. Screen goes blank at random times, and then restores. This does not occur in Windows 10, so it appears to be an Ubuntu problem. Any ...
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Ubuntu LTS stability

tl;dr: Does Ubuntu LTS update libraries to versions where API elements may be changed/removed? Due to Debian stable's lack of patching their kernels to support new hardware, I've run into problems ...
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Does Ubuntu fix bugs in LTS versions?

There is a long-standing bug 1211110 in network-manager that is present in Ubuntu 13.04 up to 16.10 leading to the addition of default gateway to /etc/resolv.conf and possible DNS leakage while using ...
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16.04 LTS to 18.04.1 LTS upgrade: No new release found [duplicate]

I can't get the 16.04 LTS to 18.04.1 LTS upgrade to work, I'm running server. My current version: lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.5 ...
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Unable to perform updates on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS!

I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I always use terminal for updating Ubuntu. So, whenever I do sudo apt-get update it displays all the updated PPAs. But on doing sudo apt-get upgrade it does ...
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18.04.01 Not available for server [duplicate]

Ubuntu point release 18.04.01 is out since yesterday. But when trying to update my 16.06 server nothing is not found, only the 18.04 is found when passing the dev option to the do-release-upgrade ...
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Did I install the wrong generic kernel?

I am using 14.04.5 LTS in a production environment. I think that I might have installed the kernel for Xenial when I am using Trusty. If I did, I'm surprised apt let me do this.. The system seems ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS bionic and Nvidia P100 driver

Team, I have installed the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and the NVIDIA-390 Driver for the NVIDIA P100. Unfortunately, I can not start the command nvidia-smi, what can mean that the drivers are not properly ...
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My terminal says this when I run sudo gedit /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/00aptitude [duplicate]

** (gedit:3519): WARNING **: Set document metadata failed: Setting attribute metadata::gedit-spell-enabled not supported ** (gedit:3519): WARNING **: Set document metadata failed: Setting attribute ...