[PLUG] Ubuntu installation queries

roupam ghosh roupam_ghosh at vsnl.net
Mon Apr 28 03:08:17 PDT 2008


Download the Ubuntu DVD...

Roupam
On 28-Apr-08, at 2:33 PM, Yogesh Hasabnis wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> We have been using Fedora as our OS for desktop workstations. We  
> plan to evaluate Ubuntu to check if it serves our purpose. As I  
> visited the  Ubuntu download page, I find that there are 2 different  
> editions, a Server Edition and a Desktop Edition. The desktop  
> edition doesn't seem to have any servers like web server or email  
> server. As against this the server edition doesn't come with any  
> Window managers like Gnome or KDE.
> For all the packages that are missing, I have to use apt-get or  
> synaptic to get them downloaded from the repositories. This is quite  
> different from Fedora, where we have the choice of selecting the  
> server packages or desktop-related packages during installation.
>
> Which Ubuntu flavour/edition should I download so that the  
> installable CD will contain all the packages required for servers  
> and desktops?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Yogesh
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