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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:
 * Management:
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  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]

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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.