Debian or Ubuntu?

Victor Sterpu victor at
Mon May 12 17:30:00 UTC 2008

In Ubuntu RAID 1 is not working properly.

Ubuntu is great for desktops, but I also prefer Debian for servers.

Les Mikesell wrote:

> Avi Greenbury wrote:
>> On Fri, 09 May 2008 12:32:53 -0400
>> Kitchen <kitchen at> wrote:
>>> I've been lurking on the list for a while, but haven't posted before. 
>>> We're looking at upgrading our co-lo web server which is now running 
>>> Debian Sarge. Some people we know have suggested we take a look at 
>>> Ubuntu, which is based on Debian. Is there anywhere a balanced 
>>> overview of the pros and cons of using Debian or Ubuntu?
>>> I'd appreciate any URLs or your own thoughts. Thanks. 
>> Personally, Debian servers, *buntu Desktops.
>> I found Debian before I did *buntu, which probably explains that somewhat - there is no major reason, to my knowledge, why I'd switch servers from Debian to *buntu, but there is for desktops.
> Can you give an example of something that is worse in Ubuntu than Debian 
> for servers?  That is, if you didn't already have Debian would there be 
> a reason to use it?

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