Try installing the logging agent:
Install the Log Analytics agent on Linux computers
Make sure you take a look at what Ubuntu version you have and the requirements listed below:
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I can't find the logging agents for my Ubuntu VM. When I look in Extensions+Applications, I don't see any.
i've tried searching for: azure analytics agent, logs, agent, i only have some third party results, like from Datadog, symantec, 24x7 . My goal is to set up some basic health monitoring on my VM.