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  • RussianNeuroMancer
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    So I will able to install Ubuntu on btrfs RAID array without hassle?

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  • froyo
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    I hope they bring back encrypted home directories (ecryptfs). There are use cases (decryption by ssh login), which are not (easily) covered by other methods.

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  • Uqbar
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    Yes, please! Reinvent again the wheel! We just need a new one!
    Netplan was another good thing Canonical brought to Ubuntu Server.Unluckily I had to unistall it and pull the good ol' ifupdown or leave my server offline.
    I hope I can do something server-like with this new shiny installer.
    Can I configure MD+LVM2 and have the server really boot out of it?
    For years Canonical forgot that if you can configure MD+LVM2, then their support needs to be already part of the initrd. Or it won't boot.
    Yes, I am looking forward to see this marvelous brand new installer and finally ditch Ubuntu also for servers.

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  • q2dg
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    Do you know if there is the option to choose a mirror already? I wanted to do a local PXE installation and it wasn't possible

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  • Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Introducing Revised Server Installer, Adds Missing Features

    Phoronix: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Introducing Revised Server Installer, Adds Missing Features

    With the April release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on the server front was a brand new, in-house developed server installer created by Canonical to differentiate it from Debian's long-used text installer for the Ubuntu Server images. While it offered a fresh look and some new features, it shipped without many features common to Linux server installers. Fortunately, that is changing with the upcoming Ubuntu Server 18.04.1 release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...mproved-Server
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