Ubuntu Server development summary – 15 May 2018

The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server channel on Freenode. Alternatively, you can sign up and use the Ubuntu Server Team mailing list.


  • Competed SRU for 18.2.4 to Ubuntu Xenial and Artful
  • SmartOS configure nics which do not surface addr_assign_type info in /sys
  • Fix ds-identify to avoid duplicate config checks for IBMCloud enabled
  • ds-identify: make shellcheck 0.4.6 happy with ds-identify
  • cloud-config.service: run After snap.seeded.service
  • CI integration test fixes for Ubuntu Bionic
  • Do not rely on host /proc/cmdline in test_net.py from Lars Kellogg-Stedman (LP: #1769952)

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Ubuntu Server Packages

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Proposed Uploads to the Supported Releases

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Total: 10

Uploads Released to the Supported Releases

Total: 7

Uploads to the Development Release

Total: 23

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