m23 rock 16.2 brings support for Ubuntu 16.04 clients
Posted on: 05/05/2016 04:27 PM

From this version on, the Linux remote installation tool m23 offers support for m23 clients using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus. Friends of the Univention Corporate Servers will be happy to hear that the m23 app is now available in the Univention App Center.

m23 rock 16.2 brings support for Ubuntu 16.04 clients


The latest release of the Linux remote installation tool m23, rock 16.2, brings support for m23 clients using the brand-new Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. For this Ubuntu release, users can choose between five preconfigured graphical desktops: KDE, Mate, LXDE, Unity und XFce.

Another novelty is the m23 app, which you can install onto your Univention Corporate Server via the Univention App Center.

There are a few differences compared to a standard m23 installation when using m23 on UCS. Unlike is the case for the other m23 server platforms, on UCS, apt-cacher-ng is used to cache software packages instead of Squid. In the m23 app, the following m23 components are deactivated, to avoid collision with UCS-specific components: DHCP server, LDAP server, IP management, firewall, virtualization and client backup.

m23 can now also integrate clients with dynamical IP adresses. When a new client is created, an appropriate client's time zone matching the selected language will now be suggested. The bootloader LILO, which is deprecated, can no longer be selected.

The documentation was updated to help users using external DHCP servers with m23.

The base system archive for the distribution that will be installed will first be downloaded completely to the m23 server and be checked for authenticity using the GPG signature.

The new version is available as an update via the m23 interface, via apt, as ISO file for burning the m23 server installation CD, as preinstalled virtual machine, or as image file for Raspberry Pi.

Full release notes and downloads can be found at the m23 website at m23.sf.net.


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