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'''Ubuntu'''<ref name=mandela>{{cite video| people=Nelson Mandela| date=1/11/2006| title=The Ubuntu Experience (Nelson Mandela Interview)| url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODQ4WiDsEBQ| medium=Motion picture}}</ref><ref>[http://www.ubuntu.com/project/about-ubuntu About Ubuntu]</ref> is a computer operating system based on the [[Debian]] distribution and distributed as free and open source software.
 
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== Overview ==
 
{{Infobox OS
{{Infobox OS
| name                  = Ubuntu
| name                  = Ubuntu
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| source_model          = Free and open source software
| source_model          = Free and open source software
| released              = {{Start date|2004|10|20|df=yes}}
| released              = {{Start date|2004|10|20|df=yes}}
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| latest_release_version = 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)
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| latest_release_date    = {{Start date and age|2010|10|10|df=yes}}<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.ubuntu-news.net/2010/10/10/ubuntu-10-10-is-released/| title=Ubuntu 10.10 is released| date=10/10/2010-10-10| publisher=Ubuntu-News| accessdate=12/3/2010}}</ref>
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| latest_preview_version = 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) Alpha 1
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| latest_preview_date    = {{Start date and age|2010|12|2|df=yes}}<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.ubuntu.com/testing| title=Ubuntu Testing| date=2010-12-02| publisher=Ubuntu| accessdate=12/3/2010}}</ref>
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| latest_preview_date    =  
| language              = Multilingual (more than 55)
| language              = Multilingual (more than 55)
| kernel_type            = Linux (Monolithic)
| kernel_type            = Linux (Monolithic)
| userland              = GNU
| userland              = GNU
| ui                    = GNOME
| ui                    = GNOME
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| license                = Mainly the GNU GPL / plus proprietary binary blobs<ref>[http://fsfla.org/svnwiki/selibre/linux-libre/ Free Software Foundation Latin America]. Retrieved 2010-02-08.</ref><ref>[http://directory.fsf.org/project/linux/ Free Software Directory - Linux (BLOB free version)]. Retrieved 2010-02-08.</ref> and various other licenses
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| license                = Mainly {{GPLv2}} plus proprietary binary blobs and various other licenses
| working_state          = Current
| working_state          = Current
| updatemodel            = APT (front-ends available)
| updatemodel            = APT (front-ends available)
| package_manager        = dpkg (front-ends like Synaptic available)
| package_manager        = dpkg (front-ends like Synaptic available)
| supported_platforms    = IA-32, x86-64
| supported_platforms    = IA-32, x86-64
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| website                = [http://www.ubuntu.com/ www.ubuntu.com]
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| website                = [http://www.ubuntu.com/ ubuntu.com]
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'''Ubuntu''' <ref mandela /> is a computer operating system based on the [[Debian]] distribution and distributed as free and open source software. It is named after the Southern African philosophy of ''Ubuntu'' ("humanity towards others").<ref>{{cite web| url=https://help.ubuntu.com/10.10/about-ubuntu/C/about-ubuntu-name.html| title=About the Name| work=Official Ubuntu Documentation| publisher=Canonical Ltd.| accessdate=11/8/2010}}</ref>
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'''Ubuntu''' is a computer operating system based on the [[Debian]] distribution and distributed as free and open source software. It is named after the Southern African philosophy of ''Ubuntu'' ("humanity towards others").<ref>{{cite web| url=https://help.ubuntu.com/10.10/about-ubuntu/C/about-ubuntu-name.html| title=About the Name| work=Official Ubuntu Documentation| publisher=Canonical Ltd| accessdate=11/8/2010}}</ref> Ubuntu is designed primarily for use on personal computers, although a server edition also exists. Ubuntu is sponsored by the UK-based company Canonical Ltd.
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{{T}} has been the default block storage target from Ubuntu Precise Pangolin (version 12), released on 4/2/2012.
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== Summary ==
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{| <table class="features" border="0">
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! align="left" | Versions
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| align="left" | [http://packages.ubuntu.com/source/precise/targetcli Precise Pangolin v12]
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! align="left" | Archive
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| align="left" | [http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/ Ubuntu universe]
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! align="left" | Source git
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| align="left" | {{RTS releases|LIO|module_repo}}, {{RTS releases|RTSadmin|module_cli}}
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! align="left" | Documentation
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With an estimated global usage of more than 12 million users,<ref>http://www.muktware.com/a/3/2/29/2010/531?page=0,0</ref> Ubuntu is designed primarily for desktop use, although netbook and server editions exist as well.<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu| title=Get Ubuntu| publisher=ubuntu.com| accessdate=10/17/2010}}</ref> Web statistics suggest that Ubuntu's share of Linux desktop usage is about 50%,<ref>{{cite web| url=http://statowl.com/operating_system_market_share_by_os_version.php?1=1&timeframe=last_6&interval=month&chart_id=4&fltr_br=&fltr_os=&fltr_se=&fltr_cn=&limit%5B%5D=linux| title=Operating System Version Usage| publisher=statowl.com| accessdate=4/29/2010}}</ref><ref>{{cite web| url=http://stats.wikimedia.org/wikimedia/squids/SquidReportOperatingSystems.htm| title=Wikimedia Visitor Log Analysis Report - Operating Systems| publisher=Wikimedia| accessdate=12/11/2009}}</ref> and indicate upward trending usage as a web server.<ref>{{cite web| url=http://trends.builtwith.com/Server/Ubuntu|title=Ubuntu Usage Statistics| publisher=builtwith.com| accessdate=4/19/2010}}</ref>
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== Installation  ==
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The user space shell [[targetcli]] can be installed as follows:
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Ubuntu is sponsored by the UK-based company Canonical Ltd.
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<pre>
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su -c 'apt-get install targetcli'
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== Target ==
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Run ''targetcli'' as 'root' as follows:
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Ubuntu v7.10 i386 builds are available for LIO from the [http://linux-iscsi.org/ubuntu/ Ubuntu repository.]
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<pre>
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# PYTHONPATH=. ./scripts/targetcli
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The Ubuntu binary package names are ''target-utils'' and ''target-modules'' for binary packages. ''target-source'' requires module-assistant to build the kernel module. Building the ''target-utils'' source currently requires checking out the code and using <code>dpkg-buildpackage</code> from trunk/target (see [http://linux-iscsi.org/svn/trunk/README README] for more information).
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== Initiator ==
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The [[Open-iSCSI]] Initiator comes pre-installed on Ubuntu.
== See also ==
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* [[CentOS]] and [[Debian]]
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== Notes ==
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== External links ==
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* Ubuntu {{Official|http://www.ubuntu.com/}}
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_(operating_system) Ubuntu] Wikipedia entry
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* [http://Computers/Software/Operating_Systems/Linux/Distributions/Ubuntu Ubuntu] at the Open Directory Project
* [http://knowledgelayer.softlayer.com/questions/225/How+to+Connect+to+an+iSCSI+Volume+using+Open-iscsi+in+Linux. How to Connect to an iSCSI Volume using Open-iSCSI in Linux]
* [http://knowledgelayer.softlayer.com/questions/225/How+to+Connect+to+an+iSCSI+Volume+using+Open-iscsi+in+Linux. How to Connect to an iSCSI Volume using Open-iSCSI in Linux]
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Latest revision as of 19:24, 17 October 2013

Ubuntu
Company / developer Canonical Ltd. / Ubuntu Foundation
OS family Unix-like
Working state Current
Source model Free and open source software
Initial release 20 October 2004 (2004-10-20)
Language(s) Multilingual (more than 55)
Update method APT (front-ends available)
Package manager dpkg (front-ends like Synaptic available)
Supported platforms IA-32, x86-64
Kernel type Linux (Monolithic)
Userland GNU
Default user interface GNOME
License Mainly GNU General Public License, version 2 (GPLv2) plus proprietary binary blobs and various other licenses
Official website ubuntu.com

Ubuntu is a computer operating system based on the Debian distribution and distributed as free and open source software. It is named after the Southern African philosophy of Ubuntu ("humanity towards others").[1] Ubuntu is designed primarily for use on personal computers, although a server edition also exists. Ubuntu is sponsored by the UK-based company Canonical Ltd.

LIO has been the default block storage target from Ubuntu Precise Pangolin (version 12), released on 4/2/2012.

Contents

Summary

Versions Precise Pangolin v12
Archive Ubuntu universe
Source git target_core.ko, targetcli
Documentation -

Installation

The user space shell targetcli can be installed as follows:

su -c 'apt-get install targetcli' 

Run targetcli as 'root' as follows:

# PYTHONPATH=. ./scripts/targetcli

Initiator

The Open-iSCSI Initiator comes pre-installed on Ubuntu.

See also

Distribution Version[Linux 1] Release Archive Install Source git[Linux 2] Documentation
CentOS 6.2 2011-12-20 CentOS mirror su -c 'yum install fcoe-target-utils' targetcli-fb.git Tech Notes
Debian 7.0 ("wheezy") TBA Debian pool su -c 'apt-get install targetcli' targetcli
Fedora 16, 17/18 2011-11-08 Fedora Rawhide su -c 'yum install targetcli' targetcli-fb.git Target Wiki
openSUSE 12.1 2011-11-08 Requires manual installation from targetcli.
RHEL 6.2 2011-11-16 Fedora Rawhide su -c 'yum install fcoe-target-utils' targetcli-fb.git Tech Notes
Scientific Linux 6.2 2012-02-16 SL Mirror su -c 'yum install fcoe-target-utils' targetcli-fb.git Tech Notes
SLES SP2 2012-02-15 Requires manual installation from targetcli.
Ubuntu PrecisePangolin v12 2012-04-26 Ubuntu universe su -c 'apt-get install targetcli' targetcli
  1. The distribution release where LIO was included first.
  2. Technical support, and qualified backports to other kernels and distributions are available from Datera.

Notes

  1. "About the Name". Official Ubuntu Documentation. Canonical Ltd. 

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