Lesson 2

Date: 1/25/2017
Linux installation and upgrade
Linux System Administration


Ubuntu distributions


  • Available Ubuntu Releases.

  • 16.10, 16.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 12.04 LTS -- The Ubuntu version numbering scheme is based on the date of the release of the distribution, April 2016, October 2015, April 2014, etc

  • 16.04 LTS -- The LTS means long-term support (5 years).

  • Release -- Server and Desktop editions. They have similar packages, but different kernels. The server may have no X-desktop environment installed.

  • Supported architectures -- x86 (32 bit) and x86_64 (64 bit).




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