Matt Galvin matt.t.galvin at
Mon Nov 7 13:16:13 CST 2005

On 11/7/05, George Farris <farrisg at> wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 13:31 -0500, Matt Galvin wrote:
> > 1) Install Ubuntu Instant Web Server
> > 2) sudo apt-get install ubuntu-instant-databse-server (which would
> > install the additional packages and therefore create this multipurpose
> > server)
> Could this not be a part of the Ubuntu server iso.  During installation
> one screen would have a list of services that the installer could check
> and the installation would proceed to install said software.
> [ ] Apache2 Web server
> [ ] Postgresql Database server
> [ ] Samba File and Print server
> and so on.

I guess it could be, that would be nice. I am not sure what we may
need to do with d-i to optionally display this selection dialog. I
think there is already something like this in d-i that would just have
to be turned back on. After all, that reminds me, Debian does have
those options weather you want to install a Desktop Workstation,
Database Server, etc... This might actually be fairly easy to turn on
if we take that route.

Additionally I found this:

These Instant Server meta-packages may be useful here as well. These
specialized Instant Servers could be combined to create a SBS in
addition to their originally intended purpose.


More information about the ubuntu-devel mailing list