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538. By dann frazier on 2016-07-18

releasing package installation-guide version 20160121ubuntu2.2

537. By dann frazier on 2016-07-18

[arm64] Server ISOs now exist and will be available in 16.04.1.
(LP: #1604178)

536. By dann frazier on 2016-06-07

releasing package installation-guide version 20160121ubuntu2.1

535. By dann frazier on 2016-06-07

[arm64] Replace the CD-ROM instructions with a note that ISO images for
won't be available until 16.04.1, at which point this change will need
to be reverted. (Reminder is set in my calendar).

534. By dann frazier on 2016-06-07

* Documentation updates for xenial, tracked via LP: #1590062:
  - Backport updates from yakkety that also apply to xenial:
    - what-is-ubuntu.xml: long-overdue language updates. Don't call Ubuntu
      a "desktop operating system", and list all of the currently-supported
      architectures.
    - en/welcome/what-is-debian.xml: drop another outdated reference to
      Ubuntu being a "desktop" system.
    - build/arch-options: add a new 'supports-desktop' condition, which for
      the moment is set only on amd64, i386, and powerpc as the only
      architectures that any flavors are building desktop images for. This
      may warrant further refinement later.
    - disable various references to desktops when 'supports-desktop' is not
      set.
    - List Cavium ThunderX as a supported arm64 platform
    - Make the bios-setup UEFI section apply to arm64 as well; move U-Boot
      specific content into a U-Boot-only section.
    - Bump version numbers for xenial.

533. By dann frazier on 2016-06-07

Start new release.

532. By Martin Pitt on 2016-02-04

en/appendix/chroot-install.xml: Revert Ubuntu delta about setting UTC in
/etc/default/rcS instead of /etc/adjtime. (LP: #1541532)

531. By Steve Langasek on 2016-01-26

* Merge from Debian unstable. Remaining changes:
  - Extensive (although possibly incomplete) Ubuntu branding, adjustments
    for our mirror layout, etc.
  - Build only English (for now, until we figure out how to avoid trashing
    translations quite so badly with Ubuntu branding etc.).
  - Drop build-dependency on poxml for now, since we don't ship any
    translations.
  - Add "Ubuntu and Debian" and "What is Ubuntu?" section, text borrowed
    from the Ubuntu web site. Disable the "What is Debian GNU/Linux?"
    section.
  - Build only Ubuntu architectures (amd64, arm64, armhf, i386, powerpc,
    ppc64el, s390x).
  - Direct installation reports to ubuntu-users for now.
  - Document mounting /sys in various places.
  - Update chroot-install guide for language packs; add
    a bit more advice about installing grub.
  - Document our root password and sudo arrangements.
  - Adjust various memory and disk space requirements. Talk about the
    default Ubuntu desktop and Ubuntu tasks rather than Debian tasks.
  - Document network-console/authorized_keys_url feature
  - Document mirror/udeb/components.
  - Document scheme for preseeding the use of CC.archive.ubuntu.com
    mirrors.
  - Document how to override the weak password check.
  - Document preseeding user-setup's home directory encryption facility.
  - Document new simplified partman preseeding.
  - Document partman-auto-lvm/guided_size.
  - Document partman/default_filesystem.
  - Document live-installer/net-image.
  - Improve examples of tasksel/first preseeding to avoid mentioning
    standard, which is installed by default.
  - Document pkgsel/update-policy.
  - Document pkgsel/updatedb.
  - Document apt-setup/security_path.
  - Disable documentation of win32-loader.
  - Document netboot-style USB images. Still mention the hd-media images,
    but they're downplayed since many USB sticks are too small for a full
    Ubuntu ISO image.
  - Retain delta for commented-out OldWorld Mac support because it's easier
    than reverting it; but at this point OldWorld Macs will almost
    certainly never be supported in Ubuntu or Debian.
  - Remove comments about automatic installation methods that have been
    removed from Ubuntu.
  - Document Kickstart installations.
  - Unset supports-floppy-boot for all our architectures.
  - Don't recommend passing http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu to
    debootstrap.
  - Document that i586 processors and i686 without cmov are no longer
    supported.
  - Translate '&debian;' and '&debian-gnu;' xml entities to 'Ubuntu',
    allowing us to significantly reduce the branding delta.
  - Bump names for xenial.
  - Bump kernelversion to 4.3.
  - Disable all the documentation of loadlin, not just half of it.
  - Never enable the "new-arch" status for any Ubuntu archs.
  - Set the archive url dynamically based on the architecture, to cover
    ports.u.c vs. archive.u.c. LP: #1391019.
  - Revert installation guide changes that say to use /etc/adjtime instead
    of etc/default/rcS; /etc/adjtime is evilbadwrong and not used in
    Ubuntu.
  - Don't include information about tasks that Ubuntu doesn't have.
* Revert the Debian change to mark "graphical install" as the default, which
  is not a supported option on our d-i based images.

530. By Steve Langasek on 2015-12-19

releasing package installation-guide version 20150528ubuntu1

529. By Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre on 2015-03-02

releasing package installation-guide version 20100518ubuntu12

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