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Is Ubuntu 20.04 LTS still supported for five years if I change the desktop environment?

I can't seem to find a definitive answer to this: Will Ubuntu 20.04 LTS still be supported for five years if I change the desktop environment to MATE or Xfce? And if I change the desktop environment ...
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Need help with PHP code to rename old folder

I hope someone can help me to resolve it: This is the code responsible for this error: I am getting an error: Warning: rename(/var/www/DOMAIN/system/storage/cache/smart-flexible/,/var/www/DOMAIN/...
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Why do Ubuntu LTS releases provide 5 years of support? What happens during the lifecycle of an LTS release on a production server to need 5 years? [closed]

Also, what do IT teams of production servers do to prepare for end of support and transition from an older LTS release to a newer one?
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Thinkpad yoga x1 gen 2 freezes completely when stylus is used ubuntu 20.04.2

The moment the stylus gets near the screen the entire laptop freezes and becomes unresponsive (this just randomly started happening) I tried re-installing the driver, but it has not helped ( I take ...
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Help with a Supported GPU for 20.04

Is there somewhere I can find a list of the supported GPUs for Ubuntu 20.04 ? I'd like to upgrade so I want to make sure I buy one that works :-) Also welcome to suggestions, I'm only looking for ...
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Kernel Paniced after trying to compiling & installing an app and then deleting its folder

Hi today i downloaded the angband game and decided to compile it myself so i extracted the files and ran these commands on my terminal ./autogen.sh ./configure --with-no-install sudo checkinstall ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 opened straight to Gnu grub

Hey guys I'm not the greatest terminal user, and my Lenovo g50 with Ubuntu 20.04, opened straight to a menu with three options. Ubuntu Advanced options for Ubuntu UEFi firmware settings. I would show ...
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How do I get out of an Ubuntu boot up error?

I can't boot up my Dell latitude E5430 laptop.I downloaded the 20.04 lts (the desktop one) I've tried downloading Linux multiple times.This time i tried using ubuntu and some programs such as System ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 support past 2021 into 2024

I'd like to know the exact steps that need to be taken to get Ubuntu 16.04 LTS support past April 2021 through to the year 2024. I've read about Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) and this sounds ...
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Ubuntu on Asus motherboard

I am planning to get myself a new motherboard (Asus PRIME B365) and the official website didn't say anything about Linux distros. So I was wondering does Asus motherboards support Linux? If anyone has ...
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How to set umask for daemon only in ubuntu 18.04?

I am working on OS hardening tasks. Need to set umask value for all the daemon processes running in the ubuntu system. It would be great if someone can share the steps. Note: umask need not be set for ...
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Load Ubuntu 20.04

Helo, i am jecute the instalation of mate sudo apt install tasksel and sudo tasksel install ubuntu-mate-desktop the firts err to start don't load the ubuntu for default, i use de ubuntu Errors and ...
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Which install or configuration changes into LTS make it lose its LTS essence?

Whenever I see Long Term Support (LTS) I think about trust in the stability of the system for some period. I hope that the packages were carefully selected so that their life cycle and the one of ...
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Fan speed control issues on Ubuntu

I recently noticed that my Dell laptop is overheating because the fan stops. I've read almost all posts on the internet related to fan control, anything related to i8kctl and lm-sensors. The laptop ...
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(Where) are official deprecation timelines published?

I was wondering when nftables will become Canonical-supported in Ubuntu LTS, or how much longer the iptables tool chain is going to remain Canonical-supported, assuming such change happens in some ...
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Can Ubuntu releases that are EOL still access the default repos or not?

After each version of Ubuntu has reached its end-of-life time, its repositories are removed from the main Ubuntu servers and consequently the mirrors.[365] Older versions of Ubuntu repositories ...
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End of Standard Support and End of Life

What do these terms mean? End of Standard Support End of Life Does this mean that I can't use this specific Ubuntu version, or something else?
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OpenJDK 8 support period in Bionic Beaver 18.04 LTS

According to the Ubuntu releases page Bionic Beaver 18.04 LTS has support until 2023 and the end of life is 2028. What does this mean for the OpenJDK 8 package? How long will security updates be ...
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Will nvidia-340 driver stop working in 2020?

...provided you continue to update Linux and Xorg? https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3142/~/support-timeframes-for-unix-legacy-gpu-releases
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What to do when Ubuntu support ends? How do you port your data to a newer version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to install Kubuntu on my laptop instead of Ubuntu, but the problem is its support ends soon and I'm new to this environment, so I don't know what to do when the support ends. Do we get an ...
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MacBook Pro w/ Ubuntu Blank Screen Boot-Up

I have two MacBooks. One installed Ubuntu 18.04 flawlessly. The other would hang on the Splash Screen for the intial install. So in the grub menu, I pressed 'e' and typed in nomodeset where applicable....
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Python2 support in 18.04 LTS

Considering that python2 is included in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and provides LTS support on those packages. Is Ubuntu going to provide security support for python2 packages by back porting evident security ...
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What happened to apps.ubuntu.com?

I tried to place an install it link into an answer, but apps.ubuntu.com went away and stopped working, it redirects to the Snapcraft store now. The image was there all right but the link was ...
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CLI: Get information Ubuntu releases

How can I get information about Ubuntu releases from the command line? Items of interest Names vs. version numbers support state
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Will Ubuntu Snappy Core work on the BeagleBone boards

I'm becoming increasingly interested in using Ubuntu Snappy Core, instead of Debian for the BeagleBone. However, I can't seem to understand if this would work well on the BeagleBone development ...
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can lm_sensors still damage hardware?

I just ran lm_sensors and foolishly typed YES to everything.. This is a brand new PC I've built and I'm worried I've damaged something now. Then I read that it can overwrite EEPROM and damage hardware ...
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I need help with my Logitech M510 mouse

I have a Logitech M510 and I cant use the scroll button, and I cant find the software for it. I have already gone to the web site to look for software for for Ubuntu.
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Ubuntu support for Intel Iris 655 video chipset

I have an intel NUC8i7BEH which comes with the Intel Iris 655 IGD Viddo chipset. In the past 01.org used to have an application that would automatically download the latest compiled drivers for intel ...
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Is it possible to still get updates on Ubuntu 12.04?

Is it possible to still get updates on Ubuntu 12.04 in 2018? Cause my PC loved the Ubuntu 12.04 and I loved it. So is it possible, or not? If yes, how can I do that?
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Regarding possibility of developing Augmented reality android apps in Ubuntu [closed]

I exhausted of installing or at least knowing which to install and how to install and to integrate them. Nothing is successful from 2-3 months. I started reading many textbooks for developing ...
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How to boot 32-bit EFI

I have a tablet here with Windows on it, 32-bit processor, UEFI only, no options to support bios/legacy boot modes. I have been looking since yesterday about options when it comes to go all ...
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Kernel Panic While Installing on older hardware

I keep getting a kernel panic after trying Ubuntu 64, Kubuntu 64 and 32, Xubuntu 64 and I even tried Manjaro. They are HP Compaq Elite, 3GHZ Intel Core Duo, 2GB Ram that were donated. The harddrives ...
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Huawei matebook d 14 ryzen 5 2500u [duplicate]

Hey is Huawei matebook d 14 ryzen 5 2500u running well on Ubuntu? Or any other Linux distribution?I couldn't find information online just that there are some problems with ryzen 5 2500u.
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Windows boot menu hd0 msdos3 not found Please help!

2 days ago i formated all hdd drive (i have 1GBhdd and 550GBsdd) where was my windows 10 to fully get over to linux BUT after a couple of days of sweating under this system i decided to go over ...
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Will Kubuntu 18.04 LTS be supported on 32 bit machines for 5 years?

Will Kubuntu 18.04 LTS be supported on 32-bit machines for 5 years? We downloaded an: ISO file for 32-bit installation on i386 ISO file for 64-bit installation on amd64 Will both platforms be ...
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Does ubuntu 17.10 support the AMD Ryzen APUs?

The new AMD APUs have published. AMD Ryzen Desktop APUs Before building the systems, I'm worried about installing Ubuntu 17.10 on them. Does ubuntu 17.10 support the AMD Ryzen APUs?
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Will ESM also become available for Ubuntu 14.04?

ESM is available for 12.04, which enables Advantage customers to keep receiving kernel updates and updates for many user space packages. In our case it's very important to know if we'll be able tot ...
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Somehow ended up on Kernel 4.10 Ubuntu 16.04

I am using a Ubuntu 16.04 system and somehow ended up with the kernel 4.10 on my system. I researched this with uname -a which output was Linux blackbox-H97-D3H 4.10.0-42-generic #46~16.04.1-Ubuntu ...
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GPU Support on Ubuntu VServer ? (for running OBS)

I set up an Ubuntu VServer, installed Open Broadcaster Software, and wanted to do a little radio stream for YouTube. If I start OBS it shows me a Failed to initialize video. Your GPU may not be ...
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How do I order the languages in Gnome-language-selector?

I want to add English, Irish and Japanese in language support but despite it saying "Drag languages to arrange them in order of preference" it won't let me actually order them. I want the order to be: ...
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LTS after 5 years of support [duplicate]

Ubuntu 16.04 have support until April 2021. So in 2021 will i have to reinstall whole system or will be asked to update system by"system update like on windows" without formating hdd and losing all my ...
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How come I can't install Dolphin or Krusader file managers from the Software Center?

I'm using 16.04. I can install other apps but not the file managers. Terminal commands won't work either. Are these two applications no longer supported? EDIT: Here are my terminal logs: sudo apt-...
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Why does Kubuntu and Xubuntu 16.04 LTS support end sooner than the official Ubuntu EOL date?

I was searching info for 16.04.3 LTS (for Kubuntu & Xubuntu). It was great to find out about the cool features of those Ubuntu distributions. However, I found something unusual; the EOL date of ...
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find out programmatically which Ubuntu release are supported

Is there a programmatic way for finding out which Ubuntu releases are currently supported by upstream? Something like an HTTP(s) service that returns $ curl https://get_supported_ubuntu_versions.com?...
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Help Ubuntu 16.04 download java jdk/jre 6 manual installation , and set path in .bashrc?

Problem of my Game that I want to launch did not work with java7-8 and solution that I need is Solution because server only is supported with 1.6.0 JRE I need to install it manualy but I don't know ...
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Patching vulnerabilities in Ubuntu LTS releases

Ubuntu LTS releases have an EOL date of 5 years after release. It does not seem packages are upgraded to newer versions. Does this mean that packages are patched for CVEs for 5 years? Where are ...
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Ryzen + Gigabyte ubuntu start error

I can't start ubuntu and mint, because it fails with the error: Unexpected IRQ trap at vector 07 I'v tried ubuntu 17.04 and mint 18.3 (based on ubuntu 16.04). My processor: AMD Ryzen 1500x My ...
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How can I continue using apt-get on Lubuntu 16.10 [duplicate]

Today apt-get has stopped working on my Lubuntu 16.10. Whenever I try to install packages using apt-get install nothing happens after "reading packages list" has been printed out. I guess that is ...
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Downloading Ubuntu, why its shows “amd64” [duplicate]

I am downloading Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS when I click on download, then it's shows "amd64" somewhere in the name of file like "ubuntu-16.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso" , What does it mean? Is this not for Intel ...
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support time of other Ubuntu LTS flavours?

I have read this article from here .It says that other Ubuntu flavors of LTS get only 3 years of support. Is this true? This question is not a duplicate of the linked post as I want to know support ...