The Landscape systems management system.

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Does Landscape support Ubuntu derivatives?

Can we add an Ubuntu derivative to list of computers to manage in Ubuntu Landscape or just Ubuntu? At least the official ones (Lubuntu, Xubuntu, etc.).
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Migration from generic OpenStack to Ubuntu Openstack

Does anyone have experience and advice in migrating from a generic OpenStack cloud to one based on Ubuntu tools (including MAAS, Juju, Landscape, etc)? We are hitting the limit on our install, and ...
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MOTD - show memory usage

I'm a n00b when it comes to bash scripting, so I was hoping someone could help me out. I have a server running 11.04, and my message of the day includes how much memory is currently used: System ...
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Setting up remote access through Landscape

I have read about using Landscape like a VNC program and I want to access my home computer through the university PC, which runs Ubuntu 12.04. I have read that I need to add my home PC as remote ...
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How do I install packages from landscape? [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (precise) I've found some resources on how to do install packages from landscape, but I think that's for the desktop version. The server version doesn't seem to have the installer. ...
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Register Computer in Landscape

I have 10 "Remaining virtual machine registrations" but I am not able to register any Computer. Neither a "normal" Ubuntu Instalaltion ( Bare metal ) nor a LXC-Container or a Virtual Box Machine. The ...
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How can I remove the landscape.canonical.com greeting from motd?

Logging into a server with ssh produces the landscape-generated message of the day, which includes the suggestion for using https://landscape.canonical.com/ to graph data: Graph this data and ...
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Why does MOTD and “landscape-sysinfo” show different disk usage to “df”?

I have several drives on my server mounted separately. They are getting close to full. When I ssh to my server, motd reports disk usage, for example: => /home is using 89.3% of 916.89GB But if I ...
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SMART monitoring of landscape machines

I'm using Canonical Landscape, and I wondered if there is a way to be automatically notified if the SMART status of a disk deteriorates. I just noticed by chance that the disks started failing in one ...
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Not able to boot after upgrading to 12.10 in Sony laptop

I am using Windows 7 Home basic and Ubuntu 12.04 on my SONY laptop, Ubuntu is default boot OS, today upgraded to 12.10, after this not able to boot latest version of Ubuntu and previous versions also. ...
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Cannot remove landscape-common or dist-upgrade

Doing: dpkg --purge "landscape-common" (Reading database ... 125316 files and directories currently installed.) Removing landscape-common ... File "/usr/bin/pyclean", line 64 except (IOError, ...
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Can I just buy a Landscape server license?

I want to purchase Landscape, but I have yet to get my questions answered. I have about 400 Ubuntu 12.04 Laptops and 1 Ubuntu 12.04 Server. Do I have to purchase a Landscape client licence for each ...
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How to add Landscape monitoring to machine 0 in juju

The Juju Landscape charm supports adding relations to services, but there is no visible service in machine 0 to add a relation to. How to add it to Landscape then?
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Are there any free Landscape alternatives? [duplicate]

Is there a free alternative to landscape for the management of network client?
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Getting error while installing ubuntu landscape

I have been trying to install ubuntu landscape server using this link https://help.landscape.canonical.com/LDS/QuickStart and i am getting error in steps 6.IN this above link canonical mention ...
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How can I install Ubuntu Landscape on my LAN?

I am planning to install ubuntu landscape server for my local network, can any one share me installation document of it and also please tell me what are the basic setup requirement (software & ...
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Removing pending orphan activities in Landscape

I am using the hosted Canonical Landscape to manage my Ubuntu servers. Recently, I migrated an Ubuntu 12.04.1 virtual machine from one host to another. After the migration, the server was unable to ...
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How to have many Ubuntu workstations centrally managed?

I have about a dozen Alienware workstations that are used for CUDA development and for execution of MPI jobs. What is the best way to manage them? I'd like to have something like an apt-get but for ...
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How does landscape calculate memory usage?

I'm trying to debug an OOM situation in an Ubuntu 12.04 server, and looking at the Memory graphs in Landscape, I noticed that there wasn't any serious memory usage spike. Then I looked at the output ...
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What are the options for managing multiple Ubuntu installations together and keeping them in same state

Recently I got in charge of managing 2 computer labs (currently 35 workstations, could double in a month or two) in university with total control over software stack as long as I install a bunch of ...
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What kind of support does Canonical provide on a business level?

I was wondering about support for Ubuntu in general. If a small and or large business is running Ubuntu, what type of issues does Canonical help out with? examples: if a business is running a ...
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Can I SSH into a computer using Landscape?

I have a couple of computers that I manage using Canonical Landscape. Both of them are behind routers and in different cities so I can't easily SSH into them using openssh. They're running Ubuntu ...
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How can I upgrade a computer to 12.10 beta via Landscape?

I have Canonical Landscape managing a couple of computers. I want to upgrade one of them to Ubuntu 12.10 beta. I don't have access to the computer in question unfortunately (it's 400km away). I ...
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Landscape-like tool to distribute security upgrades to OS?

i'm looking for an alternative to Landscape, Spacewalk (for RHEL), or CTL to perform a specific job. I need to control and apply OS upgrades on ubuntu systems, for 100+ servers, and so far i wasn't ...
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Does Landscape support user management?

Does Landscape support the following user management features? create user delete user change password for user with given username add user to group remove user from group set user login shell ...
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user management for 10+ ubuntu machines

We have two ubuntu servers and 10 ubuntu client machines. I want to maintain all users from the server something like Active Directory in windows. Is there any GUI for maintaining and achieving such ? ...
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What is the new “Management service” in the System settings?

In the Ubuntu 12.04 version, there is an item in the System settings under System category with name "Management Service". When I Clicked on it a new windows appears and asks for Installing Landscape ...
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How many computer I can connect to Landscape if I buy only one Ubuntu Advantage subscription?

I want to buy 1 year Ubuntu Advantage subscription for 1 desktop. I actually do not need support, but I need Landscape. I want to manage all my office computers through Landscape. Are there any ...
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Are there any open source alternative to Landscape?

Better yet, are there any Spacewalk-like software that works for both RedHat-based and Debian-based systems?
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How to get server MOTD on non-server install

Is there a way to get the fancy MOTD that shows up on an Ubuntu Server install on my Ubuntu Alternate install? Like this: Welcome to Ubuntu 11.10 (GNU/Linux 3.0.0-12-server x86_64) * Documentation: ...
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Manage ubuntu 11.10 desktop from server webconsole

Are there any alternatives to Ubuntu landscape as I want to manage ubuntu desktops of different version 10.04,11.04 and 11.10
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Software to monitor all ubuntu systems

I have more than 150 ubuntu systems connected in a network. Can someone suggest me a good monitoring software to monitor all these systems?? Like i wanna check what are all the ips are up and what are ...
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Application to manage software updates on multiple desktops?

I have a small home network of 5 Ubuntu Maverick desktops and 1 laptop. Is there any application that would allow me to manage all software updates from a single location? I guess much like ...
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Where does the System Information information come from on login?

I have a local server running Ubuntu 10.04 headlessly. When I ssh to the server I get some core information about the system, such as System load: 0.0 Processes: XXX Usage ...
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Is there something like Trixbox CE for Ubuntu Server?

In an effort to keep things consistent, I've been slowly but surely replacing CentOS and *BSD servers with Ubuntu Lucid. I've come across a few that I'll have problems migrating, in particular several ...