Technical specifications for Ubuntu 8.10 Server Edition

This document is for Ubuntu 8.10. For other releases please visit the technical specifications overview page.

The minimal requirements of version 8.10 have not been modified since version 8.04. You can see a summary of all changes since 8.04. As a regular release, 8.10 benefits of an 18 month lifecycle.

The following is a selection of the common packages packages that are fully maintained on Ubuntu Server Edition 8.10.

Kernels

  • Default 2.6.27-server Tickless, No Preemption, Deadline I/O, PAE, 100Hz
  • JeOS 2.6.27 Stripped down kernel for Virtualization

Web

  • Apache 2.2 event/prefork/worker/dev
  • Tomcat 6

Database

  • MySQL 5
  • PostgreSQL 8.3

Email

  • Dovecot 1.1
  • Postfix 2.5
  • Exim 4.69
  • SpamAssassin 3.2

  • ClamAV 0.94
  • amavisd-new 2.6

Languages

  • PHP 5.2
  • Perl 5.10
  • Python 2.5
  • Gcc 4.3
  • Ruby 4.2

Networking

  • LTSP 5.1
  • Samba 3.2
  • OpenLDAP 2.4 (cn=config)
  • OpenVPN 2.1
  • FreeRadius 1.1

Monitoring

  • Munin 1.2
  • Nagios 3

Backup

  • Bacula 2.4
  • BackupPC 3.1

Package management

  • Aptitude 0.4
  • APT 0.7
  • Dpkg 1.14

Security

Clustering

  • Ocfs 2
  • Gfs 2
  • RH-Cluster 2
  • DRBD 8

Virtualization

  • KVM 72
  • Libvirt 0.4
  • Virt-Manager 0.5

Storage

  • Lvm 2
  • aoetools 26
  • openiscsi 2.0

Server/TechSpecs/810 (last edited 2010-07-30 08:55:14 by hbalint)