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Ubuntu Advantage is a commercial support package offered by Canonical.

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Desktop Essential scheme in Ubuntu Advantage

I'm thinking about purchasing the Desktop Essential support for Ubuntu Advantage. What does it offer to a normal home user?
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double problem: updating Skype and installing Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure

So today I was trying to update my Skype. I typed on the terminal: sudo apt-get upgrade skypeforlinux and I got: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Is there a way to remove "Ubuntu Advantage' updates? [closed]

I have several different Linux systems on my computers. Some update installed 'ubuntu-advantage-tools' on my computers but its installation has mostly failed, leaving the failed installation in a ...
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Ubuntu ESM how are tokens distributed?

We are looking into getting into the Ubuntu Advantage program, especially for it's ESM program. The Ubuntu pages clearly describe how it is to be enabled on Ubuntu systems, like so: sudo ubuntu-...
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What updates /var/cache/ubuntu-advantage-tools/ubuntu-advantage-status.cache?

After logging into 18.04.1 LTS, motd shows (among other things): - Livepatch server check failed. Digging into motd I see that this message is generated by a script residing in /etc/update-motd.d/...
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How do I obtain token used to enable ubuntu-advantage esm?

Per the instructions in https://www.ubuntu.com/support/esm, I should be able to enable esm by running sudo ubuntu-advantage enable-esm [ENTER TOKEN]. I've purchased "Ubuntu Advantage - Essentials" ...
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Landscape Trial Limitations

I am currently using the Landscape Saas trial with 30 desktops. Once the trial is over, can I purchase 30 ubuntu advantage desktop licenses and continue to use the same landscape "domain" with out ...
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program installation permission denied chimera

I am not able to install any program i am getting permission denied bash
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How does 24/7 support in Ubuntu Advantage work

I would like to achieve shorter downtime this year when dealing with my server issues, considering to buy support for several of my servers in Ubuntu Advantage service, I know I may contact Canonical ...
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What is Knowledge Base in Ubuntu Advantage support package?

In Ubuntu Advantage support package, paid commercial service provided by Canonical, one of the mentioned features is The Canonical Knowledge Base and official description is: Technical library ...
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Purchasing Landscape

My organisation is interested in purchasing Ubuntu Advantage Essential Server, in order to use Landscape. But I have filled every forms I have found on Canonical's web site and on their "shop", and ...
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limitations of install-ubuntu-openstack

I'd like to deploy cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack on a cluster of 15 8-core blades. Will the packaged offered for free at: Build OpenStack with conjure-up | Download | Ubuntu allow me to expand to 13 ...
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How can I buy Canonical Ubuntu Advantage licence for Ubuntu OS installed on one of cloud VM and how can I apply that licence

I have Ubuntu installed in a cloud VM,how can I buy Canonical's Ubuntu Advantage service? Can I buy it and apply it to Ubuntu install on my cloud VM? Will this license provide me any Ubuntu Bug ...
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Can less than a 5 pack for Ubuntu Advantage Desktop be purchased?

I was wondering if there is anyway to get a single, or maybe 3 pack, no need for 5?
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What are the “complex legal concerns” negated by Ubuntu Advantage?

I am looking at the benefits of subscribing to Ubuntu Advantage and I have noticed the following line in the list of benefits to being a Ubuntu Advantage subscriber: Legal coverage: IP ...
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Does Ubuntu Advantage Advanced services support Ubuntu Version 13.04?

Does Ubuntu Advantage Advanced services support Ubuntu Version 13.04? Also, I keep getting an error stating that this post does not meet our quality standards. Please explain WHY?
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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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How many computers 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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Why should my business choose Ubuntu? [duplicate]

My office is going to buy a bulk number of desktop PCs (for developmental purposes). I encouraged them to buy PCs without a pre-installed OS and then install Linux. My colleagues agree with me but ...
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Need some advise on pitching Ubuntu SBS and desktops for my company [duplicate]

In the next couple of weeks I need to present an IT presentation for future I equipment for the small company I would with. The have been shrouded by the Microsoft and Apple blanket and introducing ...
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What is Ubuntu Advantage?

What is Ubuntu Advantage and how can it help my business?