[Gllug] A little OT: On the limits of VLANs

Iain M Conochie iain at shihad.org
Fri Apr 30 11:42:12 UTC 2010

- Tethys wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 1:20 AM, general_email at technicalbloke.com
> <general_email at technicalbloke.com> wrote:
>> Is it possible to add a gnome desktop to an install of Ubuntu Server
>> without it dragging all the desktop cruft along too though?
> A gnome desktop *is* cruft. You don't really want a desktop at all
> on your server. If X is installed, I see that as a bug. Sadly, I
> seem to be in a minority there.

Especially when you talk to Oracle DBA's as this software needs some 
form of X running to install :(


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