With the Ubuntu Desktop distribution, you have a real graphical desktop interface accessible from any computer.
You therefore benefit from a computer equipped with Linux without having to install it on your computer. Your server then becomes a workstation with softwares such as Firefox, Thunderbird, Gimp... Moreover Ubuntu Desktop deals with the sound, you can thus listen to a Web Radio or your music while working on your remote desk!
Your Ubuntu desktop is available from any computer by installing a client that allows you to access it through an encrypted connection. You can share files betweens your local computer and your server and easily exchange and print files.
The "Lucid Lynx" version 10.04 uses the free "x2go", which clients can use Linux, Windows, Mac and Maemo (Nokia) More info
Easy to use
12.04 LTS 64bit
|Access to a server||Email service|
|FTP (Port 21)||-||POP3 (Port 110)||-|
|SSH (Port 22)||IMAP (Port 143)||-|
|TSE (Port 3389)||-||SMTP (Port 25)||-|
|Web (Port 80)||-||My SQL||-|
|Named (Port 53)||-||PHP||-|