Ubuntu Server reference

Our reference section is used for quickly checking what software and commands are available, and how to interact with various tools.

Server installation

The Ubuntu installer now has its own documentation for automatic (or “hands-off” installations). For more guidance on auto-installing Ubuntu with the installer, you can refer to these guides from the Ubuntu installer documentation (note: these pages will redirect you outside of the Server Guide).

Cloud images

Cloud images
Find cloud images for…
Amazon EC2*
Google Compute Engine (GCE)*
Microsoft Azure*

* Note: these will redirect you outside the Server Guide to the officially maintained versions of this documentation

Backups and version control