vlmcsd is a replacement for Microsoft's KMS
server It contains vlmcs a KMS test client,
mainly for debugging purposes, that also can
"charge" a genuine KMS server designed to run
on an always-on or often-on device,e.g.
router, NAS Box, ... intended to help people
who lost activation of their legally-owned
licenses, e.g. due to a change of hardware
(motherboard, CPU, ...)
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
To install vlmcsd, simply use the following command: