[thelist] Newbie with First Ubuntu Server

Matthew Pulis mpulis at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 04:38:54 CST 2010

Well to get started and if its a home network I don't see what is the
problem!  I fully agree with you that installing it in a proper network is
scary but just for testing at home to see which configs are getting changed
I guess it can help him a bit :) If he wants to do it the right way I agree
with you! but just to get a small kickstart I think its not that bad

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 6:06 AM, Raoul Snyman <
raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za> wrote:

> On Wed, 13 Jan 2010 00:57:18 +0100, Matthew Pulis <mpulis at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > you might want also to install webmin .. its very good to help you set up
> a
> > server using a gui interface .. i prefer config file editing but webmin
> > helped me do the transition better ;) webmin is not an aptitude package
> > however if im not mistaken you can download the debian and install it :)
> There's a reason Webmin isn't in the Ubuntu or Debian repositories: it's
> very insecure. I don't recommend it at all. Rather stick to editing the
> config files, it's not that dofficult.
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