[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu Server - sys req?
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Mon Feb 11 14:38:09 GMT 2008
Quoting Eddie Armstrong <eddie_armstrong at ntlworld.com>:
> I am considering setting up a home server for streaming audio/file
> sharing etc and as a learning environment (for me to learn
> server-related stuff) .
> I have looked on the Ubuntu site but can't find the system requirements
> for Ubuntu Server.
> Does anybody know what they are?
> I have an old PIII or I can use a Pentium 4 if necessary.
> I would like to put XFCE on there in case I need a GUI at some stage
> Does this sound reasonable?
I'm running Ubuntu 6.06 LTS server on an old Pentium 3 667 and an
Athlon 800 and it works fine. From experience I've found the more
memory you can give the machine the better. You can install XFCE on
it but I would have thought it would dump on a load more packages too
if you install the xubuntu-desktop meta package.
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