Ubuntu Domain Server

Ryan Dwyer ryandwyer1 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 02:45:30 UTC 2009

Can anyone recommend what my next step should be? Should I post it on
brainstorm.ubuntu.com or make a blueprint in Launchpad? I'm working on a
spec at the moment.

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 2:42 AM, Martin Owens <doctormo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Am 20.10.2009 um 11:26 schrieb Michael Zoet:
> > I think it is a big mistake to believe server administration is
> > easy when
> > you have a GUI.
> Servers are easier to administrate when you have education, easy tool
> use is useful. But broad sweeping statements like "GUI for the win" is
> not accurate.
> I'd just be happy with some UI design attention given to the command
> line. You know how difficult the find command is to intuitively use.
> On Tue, 2009-10-20 at 08:18 -0700, George Farris wrote:
> > This is certainly true and while I'm a command line guy, have been for
> > years, it is very difficult to keep up with changes in command line
> > tools as things come and go.  This is where the GUI shines.  Just look
> > at all the wealth of information out there about how to configure LDAP
> > for example.  If you Google for this you will end up with much that is
> > just plain wrong.  Again this is where the GUI really shines.
> The OpenLDAP documentation problem is that it will go wrong a lot of the
> time and many, many howtos will not cover these problems. Not only that
> but the majority fail to cover basic conceptual ideas first. So they're
> great how-tos (if they work) but not so good educational tools.
> Martin,
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