Questions related to Ubuntu Server, and server-related packages.
What Questions Should Have This Tag?:
- Questions related to Ubuntu Server (As opposed to Ubuntu Desktop), and the Ubuntu Server core.
- Any questions related to installing services and programs on Ubuntu Server
Some Basic Definitions:
Server - A device on a network which provides "services" to other devices (most commonly file sharing,mail, printing, or shared disk space)
Ubuntu Server - An Operating System (OS) which (through software/hardware) allows the device(s) to perform server functions.
Brief Introduction to the Subject:
Packages and programs that are included in the Ubuntu Server core include web servers, databases, DNS, etc. Some of these programs include:
- Apache 2 web server
- MySQL Database
- Postgre SQL Database
- PHP 5
- Bind 9 DNS Server
These programs can be set up and installed separately from the Ubuntu Server Core, but questions regarding those programs should be tagged with that program's tag.