I've flip flopped over the years between many linux distros for Servers, from CentOS and Ubuntu following the great guides at Howtoforge while learning how different things work. Now however i'm looking for quick and easy solutions to problems.
That is what we have here, a quick and easy solution to MANY different problems..
Zentyal Linux is based on Ubuntu 10.04 and as such pulls in from the Ubuntu repositories, not a bad place to spart from as Ubuntu has a good level of Hardware Support and a huge collection of apps online. However you are no installing Ubuntu or Ubuntu Server as such here. As Zentyal is designed to do as much of the work for setting up your server for you, and keep you away from the command line and Linux interface.
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