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Installing Ubuntu Server 9.04

Sep 03, 2009, 15:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)

"Ubuntu Server is, in my experience, one of the finest servers on the Linux landscape. This server distribution can be used for just about any server needs. But one thing to be warned about – it is headless. With the Ubuntu server you can have just about any server package you can think of, but don’t expect a GUI to help you along. And due to its headless nature, it is faster than a desktop-based counterpart. But what is it like to install?

"The first step is to insert the CD of Ubuntu Server (I am using 9.04) into the machine and boot. The first screen you will see is the language screen (see Figure 1).

"In the language section you just use the up and down keys to migrate through the various languages available and, when you land on the correct language, click the enter key."

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