GNU/Linux Ubuntu Adding ZFS PPA Repo Guide
You Are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Add OpenZFS ZFS Kernel Module and Utilities PPA Repository in Ubuntu GNU/Linux Based OSes.
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Finally, this Setup is valid for all the Ubuntu Based Distros like:
- Linux Mint
- Zorin OS
- Elementary OS
- Kde Neon
- Linux Lite
- Bodhi Linux
- feren OS
- Voyager Ubuntu
- Linux Ultimate Edition
1. Launching Terminal
How to Quick-Start with Command Line on GNU/Linux:Console Linux QuickStart Guide
2. Adding ZFS Repo
Then to Add ZFS Repository for Ubuntu
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:arter97/zfsAuthenticate with the User Admin Pass.
For more Insight see the Official Documentation.
And then for most Ubuntu Based OSes to Refresh Repos:
sudo apt updateFor Non LTS releases and Ubuntu Derived in case of “Not Found” Issue then amend the Repo manually like:
sudo nano /etc/sources.list.d/arter97*.listAnd for Instance change “kinetic” in “jammy”. (Try with the nearest LTS release)
Finally, Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor.
Last, refresh the Apt Sources again!
3. ZFS Getting Started
Finally, to ZFS Quick Start for Ubuntu Based:ZFS Ubuntu Get Started Guide
sudo apt install zfs-dkmsTesting Installation with:
sudo zpool upgradeLast, to enable it Reboot with: