This template creates an ubuntu desktop machine. This works great for use as a jumpbox behind a NAT.
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|newStorageAccountName||Unique DNS Name Prefix for the Storage Account where the Virtual Machine's disks will be placed. StorageAccounts may contain at most variables('vmsPerStorageAccount')|
|adminUsername||User name for the Virtual Machine.|
|adminPassword||Password for the Virtual Machine.|
|dnsNameForPublicIP||Unique DNS Name for the Public IP used to access the Virtual Machine.|
|vmSize||The VM role size of the jump box|
|location||Location for all resources.|
Use the template
New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/ubuntu-desktop-gnome/azuredeploy.jsonInstalling and configuring Azure PowerShell
azure config mode armInstalling and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/ubuntu-desktop-gnome/azuredeploy.json