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Old 05-18-2010, 08:04 AM   #1
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Can you unistall the GUI interface for ubuntu server when you done setting it up

Hey guys,

I'm new to linux and wanted to setup a small web and FTP server at the house. I have ubuntu server installed on an older 1700+ AMD machine with 512 DDR Ram and 40 GB HD. I don't know the first command to type in the Linux command line and from what I have read their is a GUI interface you can install but it's not recommended for security purposes. My question is can you install the GUI to setup the server and then uninstall it when your done and is there any downside to this approach?
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Yes, you can. The downside is you won't have a GUI.
Old 05-18-2010, 10:11 AM   #3
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If you're that new to linux, why would you not want a GUI? It would make setting up the computer (presumably) a lot easier, and you could always uninstall the GUI when it is set up.


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