Bionic Beaver Template available in Virtual Datacenter

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Author: Matias Meier

Category: IT infrastructure

September 20, 2019

The bionic beaver is the latest LTS version of Ubuntu (18.04). A template for this operating system is now also available in our Xelon HQ. And here you can learn more about the Bionic Beaver Template.


Better boat speed

Like promised a higher boot speed was integrated in Ubuntu 18.04. Thanks to the systemd functions, bottlenecks are identified and fixed, so Bionic will be launched as soon as possible.

Easier use of PPA

Previously the installation of a PPA application required three command lines. were required. Now, when a new repository is added with the 'add-apt-repository' command command, another command (apt-get update) is executed automatically, so you don't have to you don't have to run it manually, saving you time. time.

If you've been waiting for the Bionic Beaver template, head over to Xelon HQ and get started! And if you don't know our Xelon HQ yet, you should quickly get a test account and try it out!

More about Bionic Beaver

Bionic Beaver is the next Ubuntu release after Artful Aardvark and is available in version 18.04. It is as mentioned above in this post a LTS version and is provided in the Canonical supported package sources main and restricted five years with updates.

The following named Ubuntu are still supported until April 2021.

  • Lubuntu
  • Kubuntu
  • Ubuntu Budgie
  • Ubuntu Mate
  • Xubuntu

On the Bionic Beaver Release Schedule page you can see the current schedule.

If you are interested in further information about the Ubuntu world or if you have any questions in general, please feel free to contact us. We would also like to refer you to the following Ubuntu community site ubuntuusers


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