[Smaug] Fedora 12 Beta now available

Peter Belew abcruzww at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 16:21:58 PST 2009


Here we go -

http://www.ubuntu.com/products/whatisubuntu/serveredition/features/kernel

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 5:20 PM, Peter Belew <abcruzww at gmail.com> wrote:
> Regarding Ubuntu server ...
>
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
>> Quoting Peter Belew (abcruzww at gmail.com):
>>
>>> Yes, as you and others have pointed out, stripping down what's
>>> automatically installed by some distros is a good idea. Even better
>>> would be a better control over installing the initial packages than
>>> Ubuntu etc. provide.
>>
>> I remember finding not-difficult ways around that, but can't remember
>> exactly how.  Of course, you can always just remove metapackage
>> ubuntu-desktop (all the GNOME stuff), and then apt-get or aptitude in
>> what you want.  But then, that's treating Ubuntu as a funny-looking
>> Debian, and you might as well just go straight to Debian-testing, if you
>> lean that way.
>>
>> Alternatively, start with Ubuntu Server, which is somwhat sparser.
>
> Isn't it the case that Ubuntu Server is installed with a different
> kernel and maybe some other items? You can use the Alternate Install
> CD to install Ubuntu with the desktop kernel and no X. I think there
> is some difference in resource allocation - not really sure.
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It's completely normal that you lose data on "Windows" platforms.
That's why you have a UNIX or Linux or BSD server for backups.

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UBUNTU 9.10 29 Oct '09 http://www.ubuntu.com/



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