Canonical Wants the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Server Installer to Be Faster, Comfortable
Canonical has laid down their plans for the Ubuntu Server installer for the upcoming Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) operating system series.
During the development cycle of the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS operating system, which should debut in late April 2020, Canonical wants to make the Ubuntu Server installer faster and more comfortable for its server users by dropping support for the debian-installer based classic server installer and replacing it with their more modern, in-house built subiquity server installer.
“With [Ubuntu] 20.04 LTS, we will be completing the transition to the live server installer and discontinuing the classic server installer based on debian-installer (d-i), allowing us to focus our engineering efforts on a single codebase. The next-generation subiquity server installer brings the comfortable live session and speedy install of Ubuntu Desktop to server users,” sa… (read more)