Ubuntu 18.04 (bionic) will collect usage information according to this article and some others.
While there are claims you can opt-out in the installer, the installer of the beta2 version did not have such an option. After installation I do not see an obvious option in the (privacy) settings either.
And the articles sound like most of the data (like time needed by the installer, hardware information, etc.) will be sent right after installation.
I know how to remove
popcon, but how is the other information collected and how can I opt out as soon as possible and prevent any data from be sent?
The mailinglist thread do not contain any concrete information as well, so I wonder if it is already integrated. On the other hand should beta2 be the final beta before the release and the function should be included in the release according to the articles and the mailinglist.