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If I wanted to install Ubuntu to run an VoIP Server such as FreeSWITCH, which version would you recommend I install? Would a basic Desktop do or do I have to install a server version?

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If the main purpose of the machine is to be a (VoIP) server, install Ubuntu Server. Only install the (larger) Ubuntu Desktop edition if you need to use GUI tools to administer your server.

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