Canonical has agreed to offer Ubuntu server operating support to Zentyal customers. The result: Zentyal and its authorized server partners can more easily engage small and midsize (SMB) customers, the company claims.
Zentyal is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu Server. The current stable edition is Zentyal 2.2, with Zentyal 3 as the next stable version. Unlike other distributions that release at least two versions per year, Zentyal takes a less rapid-fire development model, releasing only one stable version per year.
It is designed to perform any number of roles in an enterprise or home environment.
The flexibility of Ubuntu (and Linux in general) means that it not very difficult to create derivatives from it – and there a number of derivatives. Ubuntu derivatives could be created for a specific function or created with different desktop environment. To receive support from Canonical, though, the derivative has to be officially recognized by them.Lubuntu is one such derivative.
This guide will show how to install zentyal 3.0 in ubuntu 12.04.There are two methods to install Zentyal 3.0: First Method Download distribution Zentyal 3.0 (based on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS) for both 32-bit and 64-bit. Second Method, Install Zentyal 3.0 from Personal Package Archives (PPA).
Zentyal, formerly known as eBox Platform, is a multi-purpose Linux distribution based on Ubuntu server. It can function as a network gateway, unified threat manager, office server, infrastructure manager, and a unified communications server. It is developed and maintained by Zentyal, a software solutions provider based in Spain. Zentyal 2.0 is the first stable release [...]
Lubuntu is now an official Ubuntu derivative as of 10.04, it is the LXDE version of Ubuntu just as Kubuntu is a KDE edition or Xubuntu is an XFCE variation. I was looking for a solid lightweight distro to run on that would still provide we with the power and flexibility I was used to from Ubuntu, thus it is only natural that I should choose an Ubuntu derivative.