SearchOpenSource: Linux Expert Sees Expanded Role for Ubuntu on the Server
Aug 04, 2006, 17:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)
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[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link.
"Ubuntu has always had a server component, but the
discussion around this area of the OS really ramped up with 6.06.
"Benjamin Mako Hill: Ubuntu has always been a
perfectly good server OS. Part of the problem though is that
historically Debian has been really good for servers, and Ubuntu
was really good for the desktop. People assumed that because there
was so much effort given to the desktop by Ubuntu developers, then
the server side would not work at all. But the truth is we at
Ubuntu have been running the OS on our servers ever since the Warty
Warthog release. The success of the desktop distribution really
distracted people from that good effort on the server side..."