Ubuntu Server Update

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I posted a while ago about switching to Ubtuntu for my home server.

I’ve got the basics up an running on my MacMini (artemis). Namely DHCP for the home network, DNS primarily as a caching DNS server and WWW for hosting my wordpress steup.

The setup of DHCP was easy enough. Followed the find documentation on the Ubuntu site. Same story for a caching DNS.

Setup Apache/PHP/MySQL was a quick ‘sudo apt-get install php5-mysql’ and I installed Wordpress via subversion checkout. I’ve also installed BIND9 as a caching DNS server.

Some services I’m not bothering to migrate:

So all in all a success switching to Ubuntu.

Now onto my wish list: