Lubuntu as a server

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at
Sat Mar 2 12:29:39 UTC 2013

On 24/02/13 09:06, Raymund John Ang wrote:
> Dear Lubuntu-users,
> Greetings! I am Raymund. I would like to help in the marketing side of
> Lubuntu, especially branding.
> In almost all articles I read about Lubuntu, the distribution is
> featured as a suitable OS for slow or old hardware. However, I see a
> much more potential for Lubuntu, not just in the desktop.
> IT administrators who wish to migrate to Linux but accustomed to the GUI
> of Windows server may want a server distribution that is not totally
> reliant on commandline, thus, having to learn Linux from the ground up.
> My proposal is for Lubuntu to be marketed in both fronts  - fast and
> lightweight desktop workstation and as a Linux production server with
> GUI. This way, when a company decided to do Linux migration, it would be
> easier for the IT personnel not accustomed to Linux to work with the
> Linux environment.
> A Lubuntu distribution for servers would have:
> (1) games removed
> (2) significantly enhanced security
> (3) administration and networking utilities added
> (4) Basic Ubuntu server installed; tasksel installed by default
> (5) long term supported (though understandably hard at the moment
> because of manpower)
> Any members of the Lubuntu team/users also into promoting Lubuntu as
> production server with GUI?
> Best regards,
> Raymund
I think have done rather a good job of this already.


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