well, if you are going to install a linux server, the best link i can give you is obiusly:
this is THE linux distribution for linux servers...
if you have more time and if you like to lern more abbout linux, i'll recomend you to taka a look under www.linuxfromscratch.org/
if you try this, you'll understand the most important parts of a linux system. but only do this if you have enough time!
there are a lot of tutorials and howtos telling how to install servers and so on... just google it!
have a nice shell-login!!!!!