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bullet 15th March 2013 01:54

ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04 LTS
 
I'd like to know what people think of using 12.10 or 12.04 LTS as the base for a perfect server install. I've in the last few days done a half dozen various installs with opensuse and now ubuntu.

ISP config didn't work out of the box with a 'perfect server' install using opensuse. So now instead of trying to figure out why I'm moving on to using ubuntu.

I'm going to drop this box off at a clients site and it'll run 2 different domains. Both web and mail based.

I like the long term support included with 12.04 LTS but want some experienced thoughts on which would be better 12.10 or 12.04. Issues with either, etc?

Thanks

tahunasky 15th March 2013 03:02

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.10 on 2 servers, which seems to be stable. I had a few little problems with bind stopping for no reason on one server, and a couple of other little weird problems, but cant remember exactly what they were. Reinstalled and it seemed to have fixed them.

I also have servers running RHEL/Centos 6.3 and i prefer this to ubuntu. Plus the added benefit of being able to do an install via VNC..

Seg 16th March 2013 16:02

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a single server setup. Installation went smooth. Change from Squirrelmail to roundcube, again no problems.

Might be worth holding out for 13.04 LTS and doing a comparison of the 2 different LTS versions.

Seg

Quijote Shin 16th March 2013 17:37

i prefer to work with a LTS version rather than a normal, although you can install everything in a normal, but

1 . LTS is oriented to host hight risk processes and is optimized to provide more security
2 LTS guarantees that until 2017 (server version) engineers will work to keep the system at the forefront
3 i think its a verry clean version of ubuntu.


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