Hi All,

It’s release day!

With today’s release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (the Bionic Beaver) the Ubuntu OpenStack team at Canonical is pleased to announce the general availability of OpenStack Queens on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. This release of Ubuntu is a Long Term Support release that will be supported for 5 years.

Further details for the Ubuntu 18.04 release can be found at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BionicBeaver/ReleaseNotes.

And further details for the OpenStack Queens release can be found at:  https://www.openstack.org/software/queens

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

No extra steps are required required; just start installing OpenStack!

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

If you’re interested in OpenStack Queens on Ubuntu 16.04, please refer to this post which coincided with the upstream OpenStack Queens release.

Packages

The 18.04 archive includes updates for:

aodh, barbican, ceilometer, ceph (12.2.4), cinder, congress, designate, designate-dashboard, dpdk (17.11), glance, glusterfs (3.13.2), gnocchi, heat, heat-dashboard, horizon, ironic, keystone, libvirt (4.0.0), magnum, manila, manila-ui, mistral, murano, murano-dashboard, networking-bagpipe, networking-bgpvpn, networking-hyperv, networking-l2gw, networking-odl, networking-ovn, networking-sfc, neutron, neutron-dynamic-routing, neutron-fwaas, neutron-lbaas, neutron-lbaas-dashboard, neutron-taas, neutron-vpnaas, nova, nova-lxd, openstack-trove, openvswitch (2.9.0), panko, qemu (2.11), rabbitmq-server (3.6.10), sahara, sahara-dashboard, senlin, swift, trove-dashboard, vmware-nsx, watcher, and zaqar.

For a full list of packages and versions, please refer to [0].

Branch Package Builds

If you want to try out the latest updates to stable branches, we are delivering continuously integrated packages on each upstream commit in the following PPA’s:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openstack-ubuntu-testing/mitaka
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openstack-ubuntu-testing/ocata
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openstack-ubuntu-testing/pike
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openstack-ubuntu-testing/queens

bear in mind these are built per-commitish (30 min checks for new commits at the moment) so ymmv from time-to-time.

Reporting bugs

If you run into any issues please report bugs using the ‘ubuntu-bug’ tool:

sudo ubuntu-bug nova-conductor

this will ensure that bugs get logged in the right place in Launchpad.

Thank you to all who contributed to OpenStack Queens and Ubuntu Bionic both upstream and in Debian/Ubuntu packaging!

Regards,
Corey
(on behalf of the Ubuntu OpenStack team)

[0] http://reqorts.qa.ubuntu.com/reports/ubuntu-server/cloud-archive/queens_versions.html

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