The Linux SCSI Target Wiki
|Company / developer||Canonical Ltd. / Ubuntu Foundation|
|Source model||Free and open source software|
|Initial release||20 October 2004|
|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)|
|Default user interface||GNOME|
|License||Mainly the GNU GPL / plus proprietary binary blobs and various other licenses|
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"). 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|
LIO Unified Target has been the default block storage target from Ubuntu Precise Pangolin (v12), released on 4/2/2012. The user space shell targetcli can be installed as follows:
su -c 'apt-get install targetcli'
- Fedora, community-supported Project, sponsored by Red Hat
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), the commercial distribution on which CentOS is based
- Scientific Linux, another distribution based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux which has RHEL6 clone
- Official website
- Ubuntu Wikipedia entry
- Ubuntu at the Open Directory Project
- How to Connect to an iSCSI Volume using Open-iSCSI in Linux