Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 26 Sep 2017

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The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server channel on Freenode. Alternatively, you can sign up and use the Ubuntu Server Team mailing list.

Spotlight: cloud-init 17.1 Release

The cloud-init team has released version 17.1. This marks the first release using the new versioning schema.


  • Robert Schweikert is now building cloud-init for openSUSE via the openSUSE build service
  • Integration tests removed dependency on shlex

Bug Work and Triage

IRC Meeting

Ubuntu Server Packages

Below is a summary of uploads to the development and supported releases. Current status of the Debian to Ubuntu merges is tracked on the Merge-o-Matic page. For a full list of recent merges with change logs please see the Ubuntu Server report.

Uploads to the Development Release (Artful)

asterisk, 1:13.17.2~dfsg-1ubuntu1, costamagnagianfranco
byobu, 5.123-0ubuntu1, kirkland
cloud-init, 17.1-0ubuntu1, smoser
cloud-init, 0.7.9-283-g7eb3460b-0ubuntu1, smoser
docker.io, 1.13.1-0ubuntu4, stgraber
golang-gopkg-lxc-go-lxc.v2, 0.0~git20161126.1.82a07a6-0ubuntu7, stgraber
golang-gopkg-lxc-go-lxc.v2, 0.0~git20161126.1.82a07a6-0ubuntu6, stgraber
golang-petname, 2.8-0ubuntu1, kirkland
libseccomp, 2.3.1-2.1ubuntu2, tyhicks
lxc, 2.1.0-0ubuntu1, stgraber
lxd, 2.18-0ubuntu3, stgraber
lxd, 2.18-0ubuntu2, stgraber
lxd, 2.18-0ubuntu1, stgraber
lxd, 2.17-0ubuntu4, stgraber
lxd, 2.17-0ubuntu3, stgraber
samba, 2:4.6.7+dfsg-1ubuntu3, mdeslaur
six, 1.11.0-1, None
tomcat8, 8.5.21-1, None
ubuntu-advantage-tools, 10, nacc
ubuntu-advantage-tools, 9, nacc
vlan, 1.9-3.2ubuntu5, paelzer
Total: 21

Uploads to Supported Releases (Trusty, Xenial, Yakkety, Zesty)

apache2, zesty, 2.4.25-3ubuntu2.3, mdeslaur
apache2, xenial, 2.4.18-2ubuntu3.5, mdeslaur
apache2, trusty, 2.4.7-1ubuntu4.18, mdeslaur
libvirt, trusty, 1.2.2-0ubuntu13.1.23, paelzer
maas, trusty, 1.9.5+bzr4599-0ubuntu1~14.04.2, andreserl
ntp, xenial, 1:4.2.8p4+dfsg-3ubuntu5.7, paelzer
qemu, zesty, 1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.5, mdeslaur
qemu, xenial, 1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.16, mdeslaur
qemu, trusty, 2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.36, mdeslaur
samba, zesty, 2:4.5.8+dfsg-0ubuntu0.17.04.7, mdeslaur
samba, xenial, 2:4.3.11+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.11, mdeslaur
samba, trusty, 2:4.3.11+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.12, mdeslaur
vlan, trusty, 1.9-3ubuntu10.5, paelzer
vlan, xenial, 1.9-3.2ubuntu1.16.04.4, paelzer
vlan, zesty, 1.9-3.2ubuntu2.17.04.3, paelzer
Total: 15

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David is the engineering manager of Ubuntu Server. He is focused on making sure Ubuntu Server is a world-class platform for delivery of enterprise and cloud-native workloads.

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