[Feisty] Install LAMP server on Desktop install

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Sat May 26 06:23:50 UTC 2007

NoOp wrote:
> Matt: I reloaded the LAMP server (fresh) - that went well as far as I
> can tell.


> However, this got me to thinking (danger, danger Will Robinson) as to
> whether I really need the full ubuntu-desktop for a gui interface, or if
> perhaps I could have loaded something less.

Sure, it's just a question of how much less...

> Does anyone know how to find the differences in the meta packages ubuntu-desktop ubuntu-minimal
> ubuntu-standard?

There's always packages.ubuntu.com

> And/or if I could/should have instead simply installed
> ubuntu-minimal or ubuntu-standard?

How about gnome-desktop-environment
(http://packages.ubuntu.com/feisty/gnome/gnome-desktop-environment) (not

Matt Flaschen

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