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mnduck
December 14th, 2010, 07:15 PM
Evening all.

I've just installed 10.04 server for a small charity it's up and the webserver is running.

But I'm woefully ignorant and short of skills I need to get competent ASAP.

What books/training can you recommend?


Many Thanks mndick

rubylaser
December 14th, 2010, 08:52 PM
That's a vague question. What sort of tasks do you hope to accomplish? Will you just be running a webserver, or LDAP, email, file shares, print server, etc.?

stlsaint
December 14th, 2010, 09:47 PM
Evening all.

I've just installed 10.04 server for a small charity it's up and the webserver is running.

But I'm woefully ignorant and short of skills I need to get competent ASAP.

What books/training can you recommend?


Many Thanks mndick

I assume you are looking for basic server administration in which you can find a load of books to buy on barnes and nobles: http://productsearch.barnesandnoble.com/search/results.aspx?WRD=ubuntu+server+10.04&page=index&prod=univ&choice=allproducts&query=ubuntu+server+10.04&flag=False&ugrp=1

I personally like this one overall:
http://www.amazon.com/Official-Ubuntu-Server-Book-2nd/dp/0137081332/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1292359441&sr=8-1

mnduck
December 14th, 2010, 10:04 PM
to tighten things up a bit we will be running a web server and a file server off a old Dell Blade rack mountable box. It's massively over the top but it doubles as a room heater :p

If the site ever gets more that a few hits a hour I'll be surprised and we are never likely to have more than 12 pc's (MS XP) on the local net.

It's general admin and maintenance, user accounts, configuration, security, web, email _ print ......


Many Thanks for your replies. Mnduck

drdos2006
December 14th, 2010, 10:29 PM
Here is a HOWTO which I found comprehensive and invaluable.


Are you using the most current version of this how-to?
Version numbers are located @ top right of this page. Latest versions are available at my homepage http://woodel.com
Under the Solutions tab
Setting up a Linux Server, Start to Finish, using Webmin. By Kevin Elwood


regards

HermanAB
December 14th, 2010, 10:55 PM
You'll find everything you need at http://tldp.org