April 21, 2016

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS available for LinuxONE and z Systems

Today Canonical announced the availability of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS including full support for z Systems and LinuxONE. Welcome to the platform!
Besides bringing tons of packages there is a fundamental change in pricing. It's no longer IFL based but rather based on a drawer. See the Ubuntu blog entry below.

Link collection to useful information:
Video "Ubuntu + IBM LinuxONE™ explained by Mark Shuttleworth, Canonical "

(updated 6/5/2016)

April 6, 2016

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS beta is available for z Systems

Canonical made the beta of the upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 distribution available. So feel free to download and try.