ZFS focus on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: ZSys general presentation

ZFS focus on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: ZSys general presentation In our previous blog post, we presented some enhancements and differences between Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS in term of ZFS support. We only alluded to ZSys, our ZFS system helper, which is now installed by default when selecting ZFS on root installation on the Ubuntu Desktop. It’s now time to shed some lights on it and explain what exactly ZSys is bringing to you.

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ZFS focus on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: what’s new?

ZFS focus on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: what’s new? Ubuntu has supported ZFS as an option for some time. In 19.10, we introduced experimental support on the desktop. As explained by then, having a ZFS on root option on our desktop was only a first step in what we want to achieve by adopting this combined file system and logical volume manager. I strongly suggest you read the 2 above blog posts as introductions to this blog series we are starting.

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Ubuntu ZFS support in 19.10: ZFS on root

ZFS on root This is part 2 of our blog post series on our current and future work around ZFS on root support in ubuntu. If you didn’t yet read the introductory post, I strongly recommend you to do this first! Here we are going to discuss what landed by default ubuntu 19.10. Upstream ZFS On Linux We are shipping ZFS On Linux version 0.8.1, with features like native encryption, trimming support, checkpoints, raw encrypted zfs transmissions, project accounting and quota and a lot of performance enhancements.

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Ubuntu ZFS support in 19.10: introduction

Enhancing our ZFS support on Ubuntu 19.10 - an introduction Ubuntu has supported ZFS as an option for some time. We started with a file-based ZFS pool on Ubuntu 15.10, then delivered it as a FS container in 16.04, and recommended it for the fastest and most reliable container experience on LXD. We have also created some dedicated tutorials for users who want to become more familiar with ZFS concepts, like on basic layouts and taking snapshots.

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Open The Cosmic Gate: A beautiful theme gets a beautiful name

A beautiful theme gets a beautiful name Communitheme has been a community effort from the start with an overwhelming amount of feedback from an even larger community. Surprisingly, the still ongoing discussion thread of more than 1500 messages hasn’t (yet?) broken discourse! However, the effort to refresh the look and feel of Ubuntu has gone way beyond just a theme. From the start, Sam Hewitt’s beautiful Suru icons were included and over time, the effort brought new system sounds and new cursors under its wing.

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Welcome To The (Ubuntu) Bionic Age: Behind communitheme: interviewing Aaron

Interviewing people behind communitheme. Today: Aaron As discussed last week when unveiling the communitheme snap for ubuntu 18.04 LTS, here is a suite of interview this week on some members of the core contributor team shaping this entirely community-driven theme. Last interview is from Aaron, godlyranchdressing on the community hub. Who are you? What are you doing/where are you working? Give us some words and background about you! I’m Aaron Papin and I’m from Trinidad and Tobago.

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Welcome To The (Ubuntu) Bionic Age: Behind communitheme: interviewing Merlijn

Interviewing people behind communitheme. Today: Merlijn As discussed last week when unveiling the communitheme snap for ubuntu 18.04 LTS, here is a suite of interview this week on some members of the core contributor team shaping this entirely community-driven theme. Today is the turn of Merlijn, merlijn-sebrechts on the community hub. Who are you? What are you doing/where are you working? Give us some words and background about you! I’m Merlijn Sebrechts, I’m a PhD student and teaching assistant at Ghent University in Belgium.

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Welcome To The (Ubuntu) Bionic Age: Behind communitheme: interviewing Frederik

Interviewing people behind communitheme. Today: Frederik As discussed last week when unveiling the communitheme snap for ubuntu 18.04 LTS, here is a suite of interview this week on some members of the core contributor team shaping this entirely community-driven theme. Today is the turn of Frederik, frederik-f on the community hub. Who are you? What are you doing/where are you working? Give us some words and background about you! My name is Frederik, I live in Germany and I am working as a java software developer in my daily job.

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Welcome To The (Ubuntu) Bionic Age: Behind communitheme: interviewing Mads

Interviewing people behind communitheme. Today: Mads Rosendahl As discussed last week when unveiling the communitheme snap for ubuntu 18.04 LTS, here is a suite of interview this week on some members of the core contributor team shaping this entirely community-driven theme. Today is the turn of Mads, madsrh on the community hub. Who are you? What are you doing/where are you working? Give us some words and background about you!

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Welcome To The (Ubuntu) Bionic Age: Behind communitheme: interviewing Carlo

Interviewing people behind communitheme. Today: Carlo As discussed last week when unveiling the communitheme snap for ubuntu 18.04 LTS, here is a suite of interview this week on some members of the core contributor team shaping this entirely community-driven theme. Today is the turn of Carlo, c-lobrano on the community hub. Who are you? What are you doing/where are you working? Give us some words and background about you! I am Carlo, I am an Linux user since 2007 and Linux Software Developer since 2010.

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