Adding a Lightweight GUI and Webmin to Ubuntu Server

Posted by smallboxadmin on Oct 24, 2008 5:39 AM EDT
The Smallbox Admin; By Ken Leyba
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The default installation of Ubuntu Server is non-graphical, the server is managed from the command line. Reasons for this type of installation are security and elimination of resource heavy GUI's (Graphical User Interface's). On some installations, the system management ease of a GUI makes life a little easier for the system administrator. It is possible to install the web based system management tool without the GUI. This method will allow you to use those tools locally on the server without using a separate computer on the network.

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