[Nelug] Advice on setting up a home server: UBUNTU

Peter Holmes fopetsys at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 08:43:42 UTC 2005

Hi.  Like the review of ubuntu - been interested for a while.
Am using MDK10.1 CE on  piece of testing equipment and not without
continuing problems.  MDK10.2 gave me some REAL headaches so am back
to 10.! for the
My query is: will ubuntu upgrade an existing installation without hacking?

Not a sever, BTW


===> On 17 Apr 2005 at 21:47, Jeremy Booth  wrote :-

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> I've just converted most of my servers from gentoo to ubuntu. Used the
> 'server' directive during install.
> sshd was not installed by default, but 'apt-cache seach ssh' revealed
> open ssh packges, and a quick apt-get install <package> solves all my
> issues. I was so impressed with it, that I've stuck it on my laptop.
> I've dried linux on the desktop before, but wasn't that impressed. This
> time i'm very happy. Wireless networking, opengl accelerated graphics,
> sound card works, and all the tools I need to actually do some work.
> I tried gentoo before on the desktop, but a subsiquent update broke
> things, and on my desktop work machine, I don't have time for things to
> break.
> We'll see how it goes this time :)
> Ubunto on the servers is more than happy too :)
> Jeremy
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