Trusty Tahr 14.04 Server Upgrade from Precise 12.04

Trusty Tahr

Today is the day of the Trusty Tahr!

The next Long-Term Support version of Ubuntu Server lands today, with a 5-year support life cycle.  We’ve been testing Trusty every which way for the past couple of months.  I wanted to test Trusty Server + Samba4 against Windows 8, so today I captured some of this work for the ‘tubes.

First I brought up a Windows 8.1 Enterprise trial guest on qemu/kvm, also demonstrating one way to enable virtio SCSI and NIC guest drivers.  Then I configured a freshly-installed Precise box as a very basic and simple samba file server.  Next I confirmed that the Samba 3 shares functioned as expected among Precise, Win8 and Trusty.  And finally, I upgraded the Precise VM to Trusty, and re-tested Samba 4.  Enjoy!  

Win 8.1 Guest on Ubuntu Server 14.04 Trusty Tahr – with VirtIO SCSI

Configure a Simple Samba Share for Win 8.1 and Ubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04

The Ubuntu 14.04 Upgrade: Precise to Trusty!

 

Related Commands:
  • lsb_release -a
  • uname -a
  • do-release-upgrade -d
  • sudo apt-get install update-manager-core
  • nmap -sTU -p 22,137-139 hostname
  • iftop -nNP
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