The current state of the default Ubuntu server shell:
Welcome to Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.15.0-69-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com * Management: https://landscape.canonical.com * Support: https://ubuntu.com/advantage System information as of Sun Apr 9 07:03:41 UTC 2023 System load: 0.0 Processes: 129 Usage of /: 69.4% of 24.05GB Users logged in: 0 Memory usage: 44% IPv4 address for eth0: [redacted] Swap usage: 81% IPv4 address for eth0: [redacted] Get cloud support with Ubuntu Advantage Cloud Guest: http://www.ubuntu.com/business/services/cloud * Introducing Expanded Security Maintenance for Applications. Receive updates to over 25,000 software packages with your Ubuntu Pro subscription. Free for personal use. https://ubuntu.com/pro Expanded Security Maintenance for Applications is not enabled. 0 updates can be applied immediately. Enable ESM Apps to receive additional future security updates. See https://ubuntu.com/esm or run: sudo pro status You have no mail. Last login: Sun Apr 9 01:00:19 2023 from [redacted] [redacted]@[redacted]:~#
That’s about 11 lines of advertisement, which is exactly 50% of the non-blank lines. Gross. Canonical’s gotta make their money somehow and I certainly don’t give them any, but this is the last server I have that’s running Ubuntu and I plan on moving it to Debian when version 12 is released.