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HOWTO install Ubuntu 16.04 to a Native ZFS Root Filesystem

admin/ April 27, 2016/ Linux, News/ 0 comments

System Requirements 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 boot/install CD/USB/DVD, full installer not server, netboot or alternative 8GB free disk/partition available 4GB memory recommended Ubuntu 16.04 (xenial) has ZFS utilities natively, in “universe” repository. Install ZFS packages and activate kernel module. If you’re installing fresh off of 16.04 media, it does not comes with zfs tools. You have to add “universe” to the

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Download Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

admin/ April 23, 2016/ News/ 0 comments

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Download the latest version of Ubuntu, for desktop PCs and laptops. LTS stands for long-term support – which means five years of free security and maintenance updates, guaranteed. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release notes Recommended system requirements: 2 GHz dual core processor or better 2 GB system memory 25 GB of free hard drive space Either a DVD

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Ubuntu 16.04 Lts release date

admin/ April 20, 2016/ News/ 1 comments

Shuttleworth announced on 21 October 2015 that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, due to be released on 21 April 2016, will be called Xenial Xerus. In May 2015, Shuttleworth indicated that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will likely include Unity 8 and Mir, but that users will have a choice of that or Unity 7 and X.org.

Kernel prepatch 4.6-rc2

admin/ April 7, 2016/ Linux, News/ 0 comments

Linus has released the second 4.6 prepatch. “You all know the drill by now – another week, another rc. I’d say that things look fairly normal at this point: it’s not a big rc2, but that’s been true lately (rc3 tends to be a bit bigger – probably just because it takes time for people to start noticing issues).”