Linxus on Ubuntu 7.04
Ubuntu shares many simmilarities with Debian, however there are many important difference in how the two distributions operate. This page will keep track of compatibility of ubuntu with debian linxus packages and tools.
The linxus package repository can be easily accessed in Ubuntu by adding the following line to
or to the synaptic package manager accessible in X-Windows.
deb http://linxus.uwaterloo.ca:8080/pkgs testing main
If this repository times out while attempting an
check that apt-cacher on linxus
is correctly configured.
packages have been tested and made available.
The official way to automate installation of Ubuntu 6.06 is using a preseeding script. Current documentation and examples of such a script can be found on the Ubuntu "alternate" cd available from the Ubuntu website
Currently work is in progress on automating the setup of files detailed above for the operation of cfengine and
At the current time CIFS appears to be reporting the actual size of the partition instead of the exported share. When a user mounts their N drive via CIFS instead of see the 300MB size set by quota, they see the total partition size. For instance user
mounts his drive as
and it is reported as 500 GBytes while the quota is actually 300 MBytes. At the current time it is uncertain if this can be fixed on
with a Samba server configuration option.
- 12 Jul 2007