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  1. Re: Problems installing Ubuntu on old Dell PowerEdge 800

    Wallace -

    The DVD-ROM drives have been so cheap past few years (surplus pulls),
    I swapped out the CD-ROM for a DVD-ROM in my old PowerEdge 1400 server -- and never looked back!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading from End-Of-Life Ubuntu

    Identical issue (blank video) when I upgraded from 10.04.4 LTS to 12.04.2 LTS Server versions this evening.

    I ALWAYS install OpenSSH Server on my Ubuntu servers.
    THEN I can work with the server...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading from End-Of-Life Ubuntu

    IF you are using UBUNTU SERVER editions -- stick to the LTS releases.
    Leave the intermediate and development releases for Desktops and Experimental PCs.

    At a minimum, I would do a fresh install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Regular 8.10 as a Server - Why Not?

    Mistypotato -

    Based on you command line experience, I would highly recommend the "How To" guides (Ubuntu and others) for basic setups of server functions.
    Here is Sam Davis' Ubuntu list:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wildcards and Bind9 Not Working

    I would also suggest for anyone setting up DNS to look here:
    http://lani78.wordpress.com/2008/08/09/setting-up-a-dns-for-the-local-network/

    which is a condensed verison of Sam Davis's work on...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu 8.10 on External Harddrive partition

    Jarige -

    I could not figure out what you were trying to do.
    After some additional posts and details, I THINK you desire to have a USB "bootable" Flash drive or external hard drive.

    1. This...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Regular 8.10 as a Server - Why Not?

    IF you are running Ubuntu Server 8.10 and desire a GUI instead of the command line, this command line will install Ubuntu's default desktop environment (Gnome).

    IF you desire KDE, I think this is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I want a media server, which one????

    I use FireFly, mt-daapd for my personal media server usage (primarily audio for iTunes).

    FireFly Media Server web site
    http://www.fireflymediaserver.org/

    I have installed FireFly on computers...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Dell PowerEdge 1400SC (NO RAID) w\ SCSI AIC7899 won't install

    I have sucessfully installed Ubuntu 8.10 on the Dell PowerEdge 1400 (no RAID controller) using just the AIC7899 built-in SCSI controller.

    My install documentation and notes:...
  10. [all variants] Re: U3 on SanDisk Cruzer Micro prevented use for net install

    Good advice.

    Excito uses the same advice (Remove the U3 software) when using the SanDisk USB flash drives for installing the linux image on their Bubba|Two MiniServer.
    http://www.excito.com/
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 8.10 installation freeze

    Installation of Ubuntu Server 8.10

    TRY THIS for your BusyBox error during installation
    Thanks to earlier posts, suggestions and answers from:
    rjromero10; movingover; Albinootje

    Install...
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    [all variants] Server 8.10 - Dell PowerEdge 1400 Install

    Installation of Ubuntu Server 8.10


    Thanks to earlier posts, suggestions and answers from:
    rjromero10; movingover; Albinootje

    1) This retired server previously ran Windows NT 4.0
    2)...
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    Re: Chicago Team Artwork?

    I attached an Nero Cover Designer file for the Ubuntu CD
    (Lightscribe CD)
    This one is for Ubuntu 8.10 Server edition.

    You can edit the Text portion in Nero's CoverDesigner software
    for other...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual Boot Partition Setup

    IF this PC already has WinXp installed -- It is usually easier just to take the quick guided tour. Of course you should clean-up (de-frag) the WinXP installation first -- before adding any version of...
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