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does anyone have any experience running ubuntu as a hosted desktop using XenServer have any reasons why I should not pursue this option?

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I have an Ubuntu server running under XenServer right now. There are no issues with getting this to work, except for the fact that Citrix does not provide a pre-packaged template for installing Ubuntu under XenServer.

The most simple to do this is to grab the image from here, and do a File->Import from XenServer:


After you do this, you may want to upgrade ubuntu to the latest version with a do-release-upgrade, you can do that following the instructions here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/upgrade

Regards, Port Forward Podcast


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