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X Marks the Spot: Ubuntu 16.04 is Named xenial xerus

Oct 22, 2015, 05:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Shuttleworth)

What fortunate timing that our next LTS should be X, because “xenial” means “friendly relations between hosts and guests”, and given all the amazing work going into LXD and KVM for Ubuntu OpenStack, and beyond that the interoperability of Ubuntu OpenStack with hypervisors of all sorts, it seems like a perfect fit.

And Xerus, the African ground squirrels, are among the most social animals in my home country.

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