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Archive for April 20th, 2011
Everybody knows openSUSE offers a great desktop experience; but its also a perfect fit for servers! Â Go download the Installation DVD (or use one of the manufactured DVDs) and we’ll see how easy YaST makes it to setup a variety of specialized servers.
During the course of a normal installation, the opportunity to add servers is slightly hidden. The last step before an actual installation is the Installation Overview. Â At this point, you can see a list of selected software patterns. Â Either click the “Software” header, or click “Software…” on the “Change…” menu. Â At this point, you will be presented with a list of available software patterns, including the Server Functions patterns: simply check off any servers you would like to install and click “OK” to return to your normal installation!
Some explanation of the available Server Functions patterns is in order; continue on for more detail…