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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 the GNU GPL / plus proprietary binary blobs[1][2] and various other licenses
Official website ubuntu.com

Ubuntu[3][4] 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").[5] 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.




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


LIO Unified Target has been the default block storage target from Ubuntu Precise Pangolin, which was released on 4/2/2012. The user space shell targetcli can be installed as follows:

su -c 'apt-get install targetcli' 

See also


  1. Free Software Foundation Latin America. Retrieved 2010-02-08.
  2. Free Software Directory - Linux (BLOB free version). Retrieved 2010-02-08.
  3. Nelson Mandela (1/11/2006). The Ubuntu Experience (Nelson Mandela Interview). [Motion picture]. 
  4. About Ubuntu
  5. "About the Name". Official Ubuntu Documentation. Canonical Ltd. 

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