Ubuntu Server development summary – 19 June 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.


  • Upload to Ubuntu Cosmic
  • Ensure OpenstackLocal should not probe metadata on EC2
  • Fix LXC 3.1 collision with pre-existing lxdbr0
  • Add preserve-instance parameter to integration tests to keep instances alive after test
  • Enhance and clean up integration test output
  • Fix utf-8 characters in #cloud-config (LP: #1768600)
  • Fix salt_minion failures on Ubuntu Bionic (LP: #1769754)
  • Fix network MTU configuration for devices and subnets (LP: #1774666)
  • stages: fix tracebacks if a module stage is undefined or empty [Robert Schweikert] (LP: #1770462)


  • Fix network MTU tests for Ubuntu Artful and newer

Ubuntu Manpage Repository

The Ubuntu Manpage Repository was recently updated with a number of fixes to the UI, including changes to the font to be monospaced for easier reading and fixes to the line lengths.

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Ubuntu Server Packages

Below is a summary of uploads to the development and supported releases. Current status of the Debian to Ubuntu merges is tracked on the Merge-o-Matic page. For a full list of recent merges with change logs please see the Ubuntu Server report.

Proposed Uploads to the Supported Releases

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Total: 13

Uploads Released to the Supported Releases

Total: 24

Uploads to the Development Release

Total: 21